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T-Mobile ending support for Wi-Fi Calling on older phones

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T-Mobile is getting ready to shut down Wi-Fi Calling in a number of older devices.  As evidenced on a Reddit thread, users of affected devices started receiving a notification from the Un-Carrier informing them of this development. According to the thread, the recipients of the text were given a link to a support page that explains the end of the Wi-Fi Calling standard version 1.0, which was first released in 2015.  The affected devices include … [read full article]

T-Mobile follows “If 5G Were…” comparison series with blankets

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In continuing with its “If 5G Were…” comparison series, T-Mobile has once again come up with a new way to compare its own 5G network with its rivals.  This time, T-Mobile is using blankets to show the difference between their 5G network and that of Verizon.  T-Mobile shares that its 5G network is able to cover 1.6 million square miles of the country, which is over double the size of AT&T’s network and almost four times the … [read full article]

New report confirms T-Mobile’s lead in 5G network speed and availability

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T-Mobile is on a roll.  Earlier today, a new report revealed that T-Mobile customers get the fastest 5G speeds and a more available 5G signal compared to other networks. This further confirms the results of another study published earlier this month that says T-Mobile has the most reliable 5G network. In today’s report released by Ookla, T-Mobile earned the top spot in nearly every mobile network category. Apart from taking the top spot for 5G speed … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s C-Band auction win further solidifies company as 5G leader

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In the midst of a pandemic, T-Mobile has chosen to invest over $9.3 billion in the recently conducted C-Band auction by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). As a result, the company has been able to acquire additional mid-spectrum that can further their 5G leadership in the country.  Today, T-Mobile’s 5G network covers 287 million people with Extended Range 5G and 125 million people with Ultra Capacity 5G. Their goal is to cover 200 million people with Ultra … [read full article]

New study confirms T-Mobile is country’s leader in 5G speed

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T-Mobile has consistently been saying that they are the 5G speed leader in the country. And today, a new study reveals there is much bearing to T-Mobile’s claim.  As revealed by research firm umlaut, T-Mobile delivers the fastest 5G speeds in 10 major markets across the US. The research firm discovered that T-Mobile ranked high in Atlanta, Dallas – Fort Worth, Newark – Jersey City, Philadelphia and Phoenix. The publication also found that T-Mobile’s super-fast Ultra Capacity … [read full article]

Dish Network calls T-Mobile “anti-competitive” over premature CDMA shutdown date

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In its recently conducted Q4 earnings call, Dish Network called T-Mobile as “anti-competitive.” This was in reference to T-Mobile’s plans to shut down its legacy 3G CDMA network on January 1, 2022. Once the shut down takes place, this will mean a loss of hundreds of millions of dollars for Boost Mobile and will also affect millions of customers.  According to Stephen Stokols, head of Boost Mobile, plans have already been set in place to migrate Boost … [read full article]

Miami US Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital receives T-Mobile’s Ultra Capacity 5G network

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T-Mobile has just deployed its super-fast Ultra Capacity 5G at the Miami Veterans Affairs (VA) Healthcare System. With this launch, they are providing medical staff and patients access to their 5G speed and performance.  This is the first new custom 5G installation that T-Mobile deployed at a hospital. Currently, the Un-Carrier has an in-building 4G LTE wireless connectivity in place across over 50 VA Healthcare Systems.  Through in-building 5G radios, users of T-Mobile’s Ultra Capacity 5G coverage … [read full article]

T-Mobile standalone 5G improved coverage in rural areas

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Early in February, T-Mobile revealed its numbers and how it managed to get its best year despite an ongoing pandemic. Part of the reasons for its success in 2020 is the fact that the company was able to launch low-band, standalone 5G that helped them expand their rural coverage. By switching this network on, the company was able to expand its 5G coverage by 30 percent.  According to T-Mobile’s claims, its 5G signal already covers almost … [read full article]

T-Mobile closely monitoring areas affected by winter storms

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Since the weekend, several parts of the country have been hit by severe weather that has caused the loss of power in these areas. The onslaught of snow and ice has created a problem for networks to properly operate.  T-Mobile has reported that the harsh weather conditions have impacted the networks in areas of Austin, San Antonio, Rio Grande Valley, and Oregon. Ever since the report was made, T-Mobile has mobilized its teams to provide assistance to … [read full article]

T-Mobile continues “If 5G Were…” series with Super Bowl’s experience

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Earlier today, T-Mobile’s President of Technology, Neville Ray, released a blog post where he talked about 5G and what real broad and deep 5G can do. The CEO explained how the real 5G network was fully experienced at last Sunday’s Super Bowl. This was when T-Mobile made permanent upgrades to its network throughout the Tampa Bay area.  The executive also shared that the stadium had an average 5G speed of 1Gbps over the weekend. And for those … [read full article]