Tag Archives: 5G

T-Mobile launches new program to help startups develop 5G products and services

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T-Mobile has partnered with Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners and the Georgia Institute of Technology in order to create a program focusing on the growth and development of startups and entrepreneurs that make use of 5G.  The collaboration gives birth to the 5G Connected Future incubator program situated in Peachtree Corners’ 500-acre smart city technology park. This is a living lab being powered by T-Mobile 5G with over 8,000 individuals who work and live in the area. … [read full article]

Motorola one 5G ace is Metro by T-Mobile’s first 5G device

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Metro by T-Mobile today welcomed the latest smartphone to join its roster of devices. Starting today, you can now get your hands on the new Motorola one 5G ace smartphone.  This is the first 5G smartphone available under the prepaid brand’s lineup. And because of this, they are currently running a promotion for switchers. If you are switching to Metro by T-Mobile, you can get this 5G device under $20.  Apart from 5G connectivity, the Motorola one … [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]

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 Accelerator program now accepting startups

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T-Mobile has just opened applications for its new 5G innovation, the 2021 T-Mobile Accelerator Spring Program. Through this program, T-Mobile wants to help startups as they work on using 5G technologies in areas such as AR/VR/XR, advanced spatial audio solutions, robotics, heads-up, and holographic displays.   If you have a startup that is working on such technology, you can send in your application to the program before it closes on February 28, 2021. When you are accepted into … [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]

T-Mobile inks partnership with Nokia, Ericsson to expand its 5G network

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T-Mobile earlier announced that it has inked a five-year, multi-billion dollar agreement with Ericsson and Nokia. The agreement was formed so these two companies could continue expanding and advancing T-Mobile’s 5G network. This is to fulfill the deals T-Mobile made to have its merger with Sprint approved.  T-Mobile’s President of Technology, Neville Ray, shared that they already have “the largest 5G network in the country”. Through the recently formed agreements with their 5G partners, the wireless carrier … [read full article]

Report: T-Mobile’s 5G download speeds far from promised

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Despite being able to expand its 5G network throughout the US, it appears that there are some users who are unable to see the fast speeds promised by T-Mobile. This comes from a report that suggests T-Mo’s 5G download speeds only compose of a small fraction of what the carrier has publicly promised.  At the recently conducted Citi 2021 Global TMT West Conference, T-Mobile’s President of Technology Neville Ray spoke to the public about their 2020 … [read full article]

T-Mobile showing interest in 2.5GHz spectrum auction

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One of the reasons why T-Mobile decided to merge with Sprint is so it could expand its 5G network with Sprint’s spectrum. As revealed today, it looks like there is an extra 2.5GHz spectrum being sold in the market. And according to reports, T-Mobile wants to obtain this too.   The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will be holding an open meeting agenda on Wednesday where they would be seeking comment on bidding procedures for Auction 108. This … [read full article]