Tag Archives: CDMA Shutdown

T-Mobile officially reveals Sprint’s CDMA 3G network shut down date

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It’s official! T-Mobile will be shutting down Sprint’s CDMA 3G network on January 1, 2022.  The information was revealed in an internal memo that was obtained by this report. The memo details the company’s plans to continue building the best 5G network in the country and in doing so, the older technologies will be retired.  The memo also reveals some important things to know on how this information can be relayed to affected customers. And in addition … [read full article]

Dish Network chairman calls T-Mobile the “Grinch”

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Recently, Dish Network held its Q1 2021 earnings call where they talked about their plans for Boost Mobile. In the call, however, Dish chairman, Charlie Ergen, couldn’t help but compare T-Mobile to the Grinch. Ergen made the comparison while talking about T-Mobile’s decision to proceed with the shut down date of its CDMA network.  During the call, Ergen couldn’t hold his frustrations back about T-Mobile’s move. He shares that T-Mobile has “become the Grinch” and that the … [read full article]

T-Mobile responds to Dish’s FCC filing over premature CDMA shutdown date

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In the latest Dish Network and T-Mobile news, the two camps have submitted opposing comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding the latter’s plan to shut down its CDMA network by January 2022.  Earlier this month, Dish sent a letter to the FCC complaining about the premature shutdown date citing that this would cause “significant device/chip shortages that make it even more difficult to acquire compatible replacement devices prior to the shutdown.” This was backed … [read full article]

Dish Network writes letter to FCC over T-Mobile’s premature Sprint CDMA shutdown date

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A month ago, Dish Network called T-Mobile “anti-competitive” because of its premature CDMA shutdown date. Today, it looks like Dish is taking its disappointment over T-Mobile seriously by writing a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  In the letter, Dish accused T-Mo of being “Un-Carrier”. They also highlighted a number of issues they have with T-Mobile, including its current spectrum policies. But the key issue that Dish is claiming against T-Mobile continues to be … [read full article]

Dish Network calls T-Mobile “anti-competitive” over premature CDMA shutdown date

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In its recently conducted Q4 earnings call, Dish Network called T-Mobile as “anti-competitive.” This was in reference to T-Mobile’s plans to shut down its legacy 3G CDMA network on January 1, 2022. Once the shut down takes place, this will mean a loss of hundreds of millions of dollars for Boost Mobile and will also affect millions of customers.  According to Stephen Stokols, head of Boost Mobile, plans have already been set in place to migrate Boost … [read full article]