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T-Mobile for Business strikes two partnerships focused on safety

T-Mobile for Business is growing this week with two new Internet of Things partnerships. First up, T-Mobile has struck a deal with PIMMAP to connect the company’s contactless temperature solution. This 8-inch tablet has a thermal infrared camera and can check for flu-like symptoms in people entering crowded or confined spaces by having them stand in front of the screen for just one second. The other partnership is with Guardhat. This company makes industrial … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolling out 90 days free deal for small businesses, will give away $100,000 to SMBs

T-Mobile is already helping out small business customers by extending its pledge not to terminate service through June 30, but today it announced more initiatives to help keep SMBs going during these trying times. First up, small and mid-sized businesses can get up to 90 days of service free when they port their lines to T-Mobile. Customers just need to add a voice line on a qualifying Business Unlimited or Magenta for Business plan through the … [read full article]

T-Mobile says educational app usage continues to grow as it helps students get connected

T-Mobile has been providing weekly updates on how its customers are using the network as they continue to work from home, and today we got some more info from T-Mo. Neville Ray, T-Mobile’s president of technology, reports that tethering usage is up 57% among T-Mobile customers and 70% among Spring subscribers. Usage of food delivery apps, gaming apps, video streaming, messaging and calling is up significantly overall, ranging from 30% to more than doubling in … [read full article]

T-Mobile now offering asset tracking for businesses using its Narrowband IoT network

T-Mobile is making some more Internet of Things (IoT) news. T-Mobile for Business is now selling the Roambee BeeAware, which it touts as the first asset tracking solution on a Narrowband IoT network in the U.S. The Roambee BeeAware asset tracker can be attached to shipments, pallets, or individual items to give you location and temperature monitoring indoors and outdoors and while the item is in transit. With its Narrowband IoT network, T-Mo says that … [read full article]