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T-Mobile tops latest 5G network study… again

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T-Mobile has once again topped the findings of an independent research firm as the carrier with the fastest 5G speeds and greatest 5G availability. And this seems to be supported by a second report that said T-Mobile has a “commanding lead in 5G.” The first report comes from umlaut, which examined the 5G performance of carriers in four major markets: Norfolk, VA; Indianapolis, IN; Detroit, MI; and San Bernardino and Riverside, CA. According to the report, … [read full article]

T-Mobile facing at least 3 lawsuits from recent hack

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We’ve got the latest scoop on the T-Mobile hacking incident from a few weeks ago. As it turns out, T-Mobile will be facing a series of class action lawsuits filed by at least three customers. The customers accused the company of negligence after their personal data were exposed by hackers.  The three lawsuits have been filed in a district court, each demanding jury trials. Out of the three lawsuits, two accused T-Mobile of violating the US … [read full article]

T-Mobile starts requiring vaccinated staff to return to the office

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A few days ago, we received a report from a T-Mobile employee who complained about the Un-Carrier requiring them to head back to work from the office. The anonymous tip told us that the rule is being required for vaccinated staff. Meanwhile, unvaccinated staff still have until Oct. 25th to get vaccinated.  Today, a new report from Fierce Wireless details the company’s current vaccination policy. According to the report, T-Mobile clarified the rule and shared that … [read full article]

Some T-Mobile customers in Puerto Rico currently encountering network issues

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Update 09/02: T-Mobile has turned to its Puerto Rican Twitter account to explain the reason of the issue. According to the tweet, the problem is related with its transport provider. Actualmente tenemos una avería en Puerto Rico y las Islas Virgenes Americanas debido a problemas con un proveedor de transporte. Nuestros equipos están trabajando incansablemente para resolver este issue a la mayor brevedad. Les pedimos disculpas por el inconveniente. — T-Mobile Puerto Rico (@TMobilePR) September 2, 2021[read full article]

Woodstock, Ill. wins T-Mobile’s Hometown Techover Contest

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And we finally have it– a winner for T-Mobile’s Hometown Techover contest that it launched in spring. And the winner is: Woodstock, Ill.  Woodstock, Ill. is the first winner of T-Mobile’s contest. As the winner, they will get over $3 million worth of tech goods and services for the community as a whole. This price includes a tech upgrade, a $200,000 grant, 5G network enhancements, and many more.  The town of Woodstock will also be enjoying … [read full article]

T-Mobile unveils 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report

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T-Mobile has just unveiled its first ever Corporate Responsibility Report. In its blog post, T-Mobile revealed its latest progress on building a more connected, equitable, and sustainable future for everyone.  T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert shared how the challenges in 2020 highlighted the importance of staying connected with everything and everyone that matters. It also reinforced the Un-Carrier’s drive to be a force of GOOD in this world.  Sievert penned the report, which explains how a part … [read full article]

T-Mobile plans to migrate Sprint Complete customers with its Protection <360>

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T-Mobile will soon be dropping another Sprint product, as revealed by a report.  According to this slide, T-Mobile will be dropping Sprint’s legacy Asurion product to give way to something it has in store for the brand. The report reveals that T-Mobile plans to merge Sprint Complete, a legacy protection plan from Sprint, with their own Protection <360> plan.  In addition to merging the two plans, T-Mo intends to transform its Sprint Asurion repair stores into … [read full article]

Leaked document reveals T-Mobile to offer $0 down on select devices under EIP

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T-Mobile is really keen on getting its customers on a device installment plan. As revealed by this report, T-Mobile will soon be launching a new promotion that will encourage its customers to sign up for an Equipment Installment Plan (EIP).  The publication released an internal document that detailed the promotion, which will apparently start on September 3rd. All T-Mobile customers eligible for an EIP will be able to get $0 down on these devices: Apple iPhone … [read full article]

T-Mobile customers to get exclusive AccuWeather Alerts for free

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Earlier today, AccuWeather revealed its plans to exclusively push severe weather alerts to T-Mobile customers. This will be in the form of its AccuWeather Alerts, a new system that aims to change the way severe weather notifications are communicated and distributed to the general public.  Although the new system will complement official government warnings, it will provide up-to-the-minute storm information in layman’s terms. This will be provided 24/7 by meteorologists and localized conditions. As a result, customers … [read full article]

T-Mobile ready to accept applications for 5G Connected Future Incubator Program once again

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Once again, T-Mobile is opening up the doors to its 5G Connected Future incubator program. Tech startups can join the program to build and test 5G use cases in areas like autonomous vehicles, robotics, industrial drones, mixed-reality training and entertainment, remote medical care, personal health and fitness wearables, and more.  This is the fourth iteration of T-Mobile’s 5G Connected Future program that will be managed by the Advanced Technology Development Center at the Curiosity Lab at Peachtree … [read full article]

T-Mobile kicks off 2021 Fall Accelerator Wellness Technology Program

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T-Mobile has just kicked off its Fall 2021 T-Mobile Accelerator Wellness Technology Program. In the succeeding months, T-Mobile will directly be working with six handpicked startups to help them as they build the next big thing in 5G technology that aims to promote wellness and improve quality of life.  The participants of this program include the following: formsense (San Diego, CA) – Building the next generation of wearable technologies to keep people healthy, active and injury-free OLIVER … [read full article]

T-Mobile giving free talk, text, and unlimited data to Hurricane Ida victims

As Hurricane Ida continues to wreak havoc over New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region, T-Mobile has released a statement in response to the power outages. T-Mobile shared that their network is around 70% operational across Alabama and Louisiana after the hurricane hit over the weekend.  Despite having resumed operations in these areas, some customers may continue to experience intermittent impacts to their voice, text, and data service. But T-Mobile assures the public that their first responders … [read full article]