Tag Archives: 5G

T-Mobile 5G network expands to another 10 markets

It was only a few days ago that T-Mobile announed that its 5G network had expanded to 7 new markets, and now it’s been lit up in 10 more. T-Mobile has activated its 5G network in 10 new markets. They include places like Hood River, OR; Hatch, NM; Hampton, IA; and several more. Here’s the full list of newly-announced 5G locales: Cordes Lakes, AZ Ault, CO Bloomfield, IN Versailles, IN Hampton, IA Hatch, NM Four … [read full article]

T-Mobile 5G launches in seven more markets

T-Mobile has confirmed that its 5G coverage is now live in several more markets. T-Mo says that it recently flipped the switch on its 5G network in seven new markets. Those include Folly Beach, SC; Reynoldsville, PA; and Tallulah, LA. Here’s the full list of new 5G markets announced by T-Mobile recently: Folly Beach, SC Lonaconing, MD Old Fort, NC Reynoldsville, PA Mercersburg, PA Perryopolis, PA Tallulah, LA This coverage uses T-Mobile’s low-band 600MHz 5G, … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 5G network goes live in Evansville, IN

T-Mobile announced earlier this week that it’s expanded 5G coverage to new cities like Twin Falls and Corvallis, and now it says that its 5G network has gone live in another market. T-Mobile 5G is now live in Evansville, IN. Coverage includes the downtown area, Bosse Field, the Mesker Park Zoo, and Botanic Garden, as well as surrounding areas like Solitude, Lynnville, and Owensboro, KY. This is an expansion of T-Mobile’s 600MHz low-band 5G network, … [read full article]

FCC 5G mmWave auction results show T-Mobile spent $873 million on spectrum licenses

The FCC today published the results of its 5G mmWave spectrum auction, and the results are a bit different than what some had predicted. Auction 103 saw the FCC offer a total of 3,400 megahertz of spectrum, which is the most spectrum ever offered in an auction. The airwaves up for auction were in the Upper 37GHz, 39GHz, and 47GHz bands. T-Mobile spent a total of $872.8 million in the auction and won 2,384 spectrum licenses … [read full article]

T-Mobile 5G goes live in Twin Falls, Corvallis, and other markets

T-Mobile says that its 5G network is now available in more places. T-Mo has flipped the switch on its 5G coverage in Twin Falls, ID; Corvallis, OR; Jackson, TN; and Bozeman, MT. Here’s more information on where you’ll be able to find T-Mobile’s 5G in these cities: Twin Falls and the surrounding area, including Buhl, Wendell, Jerome, and Milner Corvallis, including the campus of Oregon State University, Lewisburg, Dry Creek, Philomath, and Albany Jackson and the … [read full article]

FCC mmWave spectrum auction ends with nearly $7.6 billion in bids

A major FCC spectrum auction came to an end this week. Auction 103 closed on March 5th, nearly three months after it opened. The auction included a total of 3,400 megahertz of spectrum, which is the most ever offered in an auction. Participants were bidding on millimeter wave spectrum in the upper 37GHz, 39GHz, and 49GHz bands. In total, the auction brought in $7.57 billion. Right now there’s no official info on how much spectrum each … [read full article]

T-Mobile teases Verizon and its 5G network again with new ‘Verwhyzon’ campaign

Last year, T-Mobile launched “verHIDEzon”, a new campaign meant to poke fun at Verizon for charging customers extra for 5G access but not publishing 5G coverage maps. Verizon did recently publish those maps, but T-Mo has responded with a new campaign to call out Verizon in other ways. Verwhyzon is T-Mobile’s newest way to have fun with Verizon. Neville Ray, T-Mo’s President of Technology, explained today that while Verizon published its 5G coverage maps, T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s low-band 5G network expanding to 95 more cities

All three of the new Galaxy S20 phones will work on T-Mobile’s low-band 5G network, and today T-Mo confirmed that that coverage is expanding to 95 new cities across the U.S. The new upgrades are spread throughout the country, including in cities like Hood River, OR; Old Fort, NC; Skyline, MN; Crystal Lake, IA; Panhandle, TX; Hector, AR; and Desert Shores, CA. The full list of new low-band 5G cities looks like this: Arkansas: Hector, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra prices revealed

Hot on the heels of Samsung’s Galaxy S20 announcement, T-Mobile has revealed its launch and pricing plans for the new flagship smartphones. T-Mobile will begin taking pre-orders for the Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra on February 20th at 9:01 pm PT/12:01 am ET. The trio of Samsung phones will launch in T-Mobile stores on March 6th. Here’s what T-Mobile’s Equipment Installment Plan (EIP) pricing looks like for the new devices: Galaxy S20 128GB for $0 … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Verizon attack each other’s 5G networks over Super Bowl weekend

We’ve seen Verizon and T-Mobile argue back and forth quite a bit over the years, and that bickering continued over Super Bowl weekend. Yesterday Verizon released an ad pitting its 4G LTE network against T-Mobile’s 5G in New York City. The one test shown on camera has Verizon LTE putting up a download speed of around 43Mbps while T-Mobile 5G hovers around 15-20Mbps. T-Mobile CEO John Legere responded to the ad by calling Verizon a “sad … [read full article]