Tag Archives: Neville Ray

T-Mobile shares an update on customers’ phone usage during coronavirus pandemic

Last month T-Mobile revealed some info on how its customers were using the network as they began to work from home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Today T-Mo has some more stats to share. Neville Ray, T-Mobile’s President of Technology, reports that mobile hotspot usage has increased 60% as T-Mo customers use their smartphones to share an internet connection with other devices. Use of collaboration tools like Skype, Slack, and Webex has grown 87% as T-Mobile customers … [read full article]

T-Mobile outlines what senior leadership team will look like after Sprint merger

Following T-Mobile and Sprint’s victory in court, New York and California dropping their opposition, and the CPUC issuing a proposal for approval, it’s looking increasingly likely that T-Mo and Sprint’s merger will happen. Ahead of that, the two companies have detailed what the senior leadership team (SLT) of the New T-Mobile will look like. In a letter to employees that was also shared with the SEC, T-Mobile CEO John Legere and COO Mike Sievert … [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 deployed more 600MHz and 700MHz LTE upgrades over the last two weeks

Jealous of those folks in Miami that recently got 5G and 4G upgrades? T-Mobile has some more good network news to share today. T-Mobile has upgraded hundreds of low-band LTE cell sites over the last two weeks. This includes 600MHz and 700MHz upgrades. Some of the cities included in this round of upgrades are Anaheim, CA; Asbury, NJ; Canton, OH; Gresham, OR; Norfolk, VA; and Oklahoma City, OK. We’ve got the full list of cities that received … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms more mid-band LTE capacity upgrades

After taking a short break for the holidays, T-Mobile is back today with another round of mid-band LTE upgrades. T-Mobile confirmed today that it’s performed hundreds of mid-band LTE capacity upgrades over the past two weeks. These upgrades include both AWS and PCS spectrum. Some of the lucky cities that got an upgrade include Dallas Center, IA; Nashville, TN; Maple Shade, NJ; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; and Gresham, OR. You can peruse the … [read full article]

T-Mobile COO Mike Sievert confident merger will be completed, but T-Mo does have backup plans

Some analysts may think that Judge Victor Marrero will decide to block T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger, but T-Mo COO Mike Sievert is remaining positive. Speaking at an investor relations event today, Sievert said that “right is on our side” in T-Mobile’s effort to win the lawsuit brought by a group of state attorneys general and merge with Sprint. “We’re very anxious to see the judge’s verdict,” Sievert went on to say. Despite his confidence, the … [read full article]

T-Mobile has made hundreds of low-band LTE upgrades in the past two weeks

T-Mobile’s got one more network upgrade to announce in 2019. T-Mo today confirmed that it’s upgraded hundreds of 600MHz and 700MHz cell sites across the country. These upgrades have all been performed within the last two weeks, which is great timing for folks who may be visiting friends or family in a different city for the holidays. Some of the cities included in this latest batch of low-band LTE upgrades include Portland, OR; Chicago, IL; … [read full article]

T-Mobile deployed more mid-band LTE upgrades in the last two weeks

T-Mobile today revealed another round of mid-band LTE upgrades. T-Mo says that it’s performed mid-band LTE capacity upgrades on hundreds of cell sites in the last two weeks. These upgrades include both AWS and PCS spectrum. These upgrades are spread throughout the U.S. and include cities like Fairfield, CT; Bismarck, ND; Oklahoma City, OK; Chicago, IL; and San Diego, CA. As usual, you can peruse the full list of upgraded cities below. Mobile, AL Mayflower, … [read full article]

T-Mobile has performed more 600MHz and 700MHz upgrades in the last two weeks

It’s been a little more than a month since T-Mobile last announced new low-band LTE upgrades. That drought is ending today, as T-Mo has announced a big round of upgrades. T-Mobile says that it’s upgraded more cell sites across the country with 600MHz and 700MHz LTE. These upgrades have all been performed over the last two weeks. Some of the cities that’ve been upgraded this time around include Portland, OR; Green Bay, WI; Omaha, … [read full article]

T-Mobile has upgraded hundreds of cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity

Ready for some more network improvements? T-Mobile has deployed mid-band LTE capacity upgrades to hundreds of cell sites across the U.S. These updgrades were performed over the past two weeks and they include AWS and PCS spectrum. Some of the cities included in this latest round of mid-band upgrades are Boston, MA; Portland, OR; Jacksonville, FL; San Antonio, TX; and Indianapolis, IN. As usual, we’ve got the full list of upgraded cities below: Mobile, AL Buckeye, … [read full article]