Tag Archives: 2.5GHz

T-Mobile’s Neville Ray teases plans for 5G in 2021, including voice over 5G

With 2020 winding down, many folks are looking ahead to 2021 and what the next year might bring. And that includes Neville Ray, T-Mobile’s president of technology. Speaking today during the Oppenheimer 5G Summit, Ray talked a bit about some of his plans for the T-Mobile 5G network in 2021. He explained that there are a bunch of basic features and capabilities that T-Mo had with 4G LTE that it doesn’t yet have with 5G … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds 2 million subscribers in Q3 2020, now has more than 100 million total customers

Today T-Mobile reported its earnings for the third quarter of 2020, and T-Mo managed to reach a big milestone. T-Mobile reports that it added 2.035 million new customers in Q3 2020, which is up from the 1.14 million customers that T-Mobile added in the year-ago quarter. This also means that T-Mo surpassed the 100 million customer milestone in Q3 2020, finishing the quarter with a total of 100.36 million total subscribers. Of the 2.035 million customers that … [read full article]

T-Mobile activates mid-band 5G in nearly 200 new cities and towns

One month after T-Mobile launched mid-band 2.5GHz 5G in more than 120 new cities, it’s expanding that 5G coverage again. T-Mo today activated its mid-band 5G in nearly 200 additional cities and towns. This means that T-Mobile has nearly doubled its mid-band 5G coverage in one month, now reaching a total of nearly 410 cities across the US. Some of the cities getting new mid-band 2.5GHz 5G today include New Haven, CT; Schaumburg, IL: Hoboken, NJ; … [read full article]

T-Mobile gives update on 2.5GHz 5G coverage as it seeks another 600MHz lease

There’s been a lot of focus on 5G this week after Apple introduced the first iPhone models that support 5G networks, and now we’re getting a bit of an update on T-Mobile’s plans. Speaking to CNBC following the reveal of the new iPhones, T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert confirmed that T-Mobile’s 5G network now covers a total of 260 million people. When T-Mo previously shared a figure for its 5G coverage last month, the network reached 250 … [read full article]

T-Mobile 2.5GHz 5G is now live in 121 new cities

T-Mobile began September with a big expansion of its 2.5GHz 5G coverage, and now it’s ending the month by expanding that mid-band 5G to even more cities. T-Mobile’s 2.5GHz 5G coverage is now available in 121 new cities and towns across the US. This latest expansion brings the total number of T-Mobile 2.5GHz 5G cities to 210, and T-Mo promises that there will be “thousands more” coming by the end of 2020. Some of the cities … [read full article]

T-Mobile teams up with Ericsson for new 2.5GHz 5G achievement

T-Mobile has been placing a focus on its 2.5GHz 5G rollout lately, with coverage recently expanding to 81 new cities and towns. And now T-Mo has announced a new achievement using 2.5GHz spectrum. T-Mobile teamed up with Ericsson to achieve a peak cell throughput of 5.6Gbps using a single 100MHz channel of 2.5GHz spectrum. The demonstration included a 16-layer multi-user multi-input multi-output (MU-MIMO) setup. In the test, T-Mobile connected eight OnePlus 8 5G phones to … [read full article]

T-Mobile 2.5GHz 5G expands to 81 new cities across the US

Before today, T-Mobile’s 2.5GHz 5G was available in eight cities. Now that number is more than 80. T-Mo today announced that it’s turned on its 2.5GHz 5G in parts of 81 cities and towns across the US. This includes places like San Fernando, CA; Bangor, MI; Newberg, OR; Newport News, VA; and Snohomish, WA. The full list of cities where T-Mobile’s 2.5GHz 5G can now be found is available at the bottom of this … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Neville Ray talks 5G rollout, says there will be thousands of 2.5GHz sites in 2020

After giving us an update on its 5G network last week, T-Mobile today shared some info on its 5G rollout plans in the near future. Neville Ray, T-Mobile’s president of technology, revealed today at the Oppenheimer 23rd Annual Technology, Internet, & Communications Conference that T-Mo was performing 5G radio upgrades on 600 cell sites every week in June and 700 every week in July. Ray says that T-Mobile is working to do even more and … [read full article]

T-Mobile added 1.245 million customers in Q2 2020, surpassed AT&T in subscriber count

T-Mobile’s Q2 2020 earnings are in, and they show that T-Mo hit a major milestone during the quarter. T-Mobile says that it added a total of 1.245 million customers in Q2 2020, including 1.1 million postpaid subscribers and 133,000 prepaid customers. T-Mo touts that this is the 22nd straight quarter that it’s led the wireless industry in new customers added. At the end of Q2 2020, T-Mobile had a total of 98.3 million subscribers. That’s enough to … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms that it’s deactivated Sprint’s 2.5GHz 5G coverage

T-Mobile has been busy lighting up its 2.5GHz 5G, activating it in a few new major new cities this week. And now T-Mo has confirmed that it’s taken another step toward rolling out that mid-band 5G coverage. T-Mobile has deactivated Sprint’s 2.5 GHz 5G service so that it can refarm that spectrum for use on its own network. T-Mo confirmed the move to Fierce Wireless, adding that Sprint customers with a Galaxy S20 5G do have … [read full article]