Tag Archives: Mike Katz

T-Mobile partners with NYC to provide free devices to survivors of domestic and gender-based violence

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T-Mobile has recently partnered with the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV) and the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City. The partnership will give domestic and gender-based violence survivors free mobile devices from the Un-Carrier.  The partnership will provide a total of 1,000 devices worth around $600,000. In addition to the free phone, survivors will also be given a discounted mobile network plan. These will be distributed via the five Family Justice Centers … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches new programs for small businesses

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T-Mobile has just launched new services that are aimed to help small business owners take their business to the next level during this time.  These services were previously discussed just a few days ago. But now, T-Mobile has made these available to small businesses. To recap, these services include the following: New Business Unlimited smartphone plans with unlimited 5G access Small Business Internet that delivers fast, reliable connectivity  Facebook Advertising on Us, a new program from … [read full article]

T-Mobile for Business EVP confident of brand’s future

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Earlier today, T-Mobile for Business EVP, Mike Katz, released a blog post on T-Mobile’s website. The executive shared a video depicting the growth of T-Mobile for Business in the enterprise segment. Here’s a quick rundown of his blog post: When T-Mobile first emerged in 2013, it was the smallest major U.S. wireless provider. Its position allowed T-Mo to look at its main rivals and see their flaws. One of these is a “lazy and broken customer service … [read full article]

T-Mobile partners with WGU to make higher education more accessible

T-Mobile is doing its part in making higher education more accessible to students. Today, the Un-Carrier revealed that it has inked a partnership with Western Governors University (WGU), the largest nonprofit online university in the country. Through this partnership, they are able to offer a unique scholarship program to college and university students who need reliable internet connection.  Since affordable internet options are still lacking in both urban and rural communities, T-Mobile is working with WGU to … [read full article]

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]