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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]

Report: T-Mobile 3G shutdown won’t happen until 2022

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There are reports that T-Mobile will be pushing its End of Life date on 3G.  Unlike its rivals, T-Mobile has not yet disclosed any information about its plans to discontinue its own and Sprint’s 3G networks. Instead, T-Mobile for Business customers have continually been receiving letters regarding details for device requirements to continue enjoying service.  These letters include these important dates to remember: January 1 – T-Mobile will no longer accept CDMA-only devices and phones without … [read full article]

T-Mobile updates Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 5 with Standalone 5G support

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Earlier this week, Google released an update that fixed the edge touch recognition issues on the Pixel 4a 5G. The February security patch also comes with T-Mobile Standalone (SA) 5G support for both the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5.  With the rollout of standalone architecture (SA), there is no need for 5G to operate and exist without LTE. This also means that signals can travel much further, and helps improve indoor/building penetration. When T-Mobile launched this … [read full article]

T-Mobile upgrades 5G network in Tampa just in time for Super Bowl 55

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T-Mobile has just revealed that it has made some upgrades to its network in Tampa. One of the changes that it made is adding Ultra Capacity mid-band 5G to this area. As a result, customers can enjoy faster download data speed compared to low-band spectrum.  This network upgrade comes at a perfect time considering it is also the location for the ongoing Super Bowl 55. With the 2020-2021 NFL season coming to a close on Sunday at … [read full article]

T-Mobile works with farmers to improve the farming industry in the country

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T-Mobile is paying special attention to the farming industry. Earlier today, the wireless carrier shared just how it is doing its part in helping innovation progress in this field. T-Mo has recognized the need for this industry to access 5G data, especially the farmers who have started to embrace wireless technology.  With this, T-Mobile revealed that it has partnered with Snohomish County, the 5G Open Innovation Lab, and its partners to produce state-of-the-art agriculture technology field lab … [read full article]

Report: T-Mobile has largest and fastest 5G network in the country

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T-Mobile bags a new recognition today for its 5G download and upload speeds. According to the results of a survey, the Un-Carrier delivers the fastest average 5G speeds in the country.  The survey comes from independent data collected by Opensignal using real-world customer usage. Based on their findings, T-Mobile customers get the fastest 5G download and upload speeds, as well as being able to get a 5G signal more often than anyone else.  The same findings … [read full article]

Tello Mobile: GSM is now live!

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It’s official! GSM is now live in Tello Mobile.  A few days ago, we reported that Tello will be offering GSM under T-Mobile’s network. We are reporting on this again today since Tello has made some changes to how it will be migrating existing customers.  According to Tello’s post, the migration of existing customers will be treated with great attention and transparency. Tello will be handling the migration in batches to ensure that each customer gets … [read full article]

Tello Mobile now offering service under T-Mobile’s network

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Tello Mobile has just rolled out its new GSM plans. And the best part about their announcement is that they are offering service under T-Mobile’s networks at the same prices.  Prior to today’s announcement, Tello only offered service under Sprint’s network. The MVNO shares that transitioning to a GSM network took a longer time than they anticipated. But now that they have made that move, they are starting to offer improved 4G LTE coverage, a super-stable network, … [read full article]