Tag Archives: 5G

T-Mobile and OnePlus launch digital challenge, prizes include $5,000 cash and 8T+ 5G

After teaming up to launch the OnePlus 8T+ 5G last month, T-Mobile and OnePlus are now coming together to give a bunch of 8T+ 5G phones away. Today T-Mobile and OnePlus kicked off a contest that highlights the OnePlus 8T+ 5G and T-Mo’s 5G coverage. It runs from November 12 through November 19 and tasks you with finding three OnePlus pop-up stores located somewhere in the U.S. and covered by the T-Mobile 5G network. Find … [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 told to modify post-merger 5G network claims by ad group

When T-Mobile finally completed its merger with Sprint, it made commitments for things like “building the world’s best broad and deep nationwide 5G network.” It turns out that another major US carrier took issue with some of T-Mo’s pledges. The National Advertising Division has weighed in on several claims made by T-Mobile about its post-merger network benefits that were challeneged by Verizon. The NAD, a self-regulatory group that’s part of BBB National Programs, found that some … [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 Ventures investment fund launches to help develop new 5G products and services

In addition to helping make your downloads faster, T-Mobile has regularly touted that 5G could help lead to a more connected world and bring new innovations to market. Now T-Mo is taking another step to help those innovations along. T-Mobile Ventures is a new investment fund that’s meant to help early and emerging companies develop 5G products and services for T-Mo’s network. T-Mobile is working with venture capital firm to help manage this fund. With … [read full article]

T-Mobile has best 5G availability of major US carriers in new Ookla report

T-Mobile launched nationwide coverage for its 5G network late last year, and since then it’s been busy expanding that reach with more 600MHz and 2.5GHz spectrum. A new report says that T-Mobile’s effort to grow its 5G coverage is paying off. Today Ookla released its report on the state of US mobile networks as of Q3 2020, and it found that T-Mobile customers spend the most time on a 5G signal of any major US carrier. T-Mo … [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]

iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini announced by Apple with 5G, MagSafe wireless charging

As expected, Apple today introduced the iPhone 12, and it was joined by a small friend. The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini are now official. Both models feature the same specs, with the one difference of screen size. While the iPhone 12 gets a 6.1-inch 2532×1170 OLED display — with a higher resolution and slimmer bezels than the iPhone 11 — the iPhone 12 mini features a 5.4-inch 2340×1080 OLED screen. As many smartphone screens … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Betty Crocker cook up a real 5G layer cake mix

T-Mobile often refers to its 5G network as a “layer cake” that’s made up of three different kinds of 5G to help give customers the best experience possible. Now T-Mo is taking that 5G “layer cake” and turning it into a literal cake. T-Mobile has teamed up with Betty Crocker to make a 5G layer cake mix. The T-Mobile x Better Crocker 5G Layer Cake mix is a limited edition and includes all the ingredients you … [read full article]

T-Mobile uses LG Velvet for new 5G carrier aggregation achievement

T-Mobile recently expanded its 2.5GHz 5G coverage to more than 120 additional cities, but that’s not all that T-Mo is doing to improve the 5G experience for its customers. Today T-Mobile confirmed that it has achieved the first ever standalone 5G New Radio Carrier Aggregation (NR CA) data call on a commercial device. In this test, T-Mobile used the LG Velvet 5G, which is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 1000C chip, along with 5G radio … [read full article]