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T-Mobile 5G surpasses 1Gbps speeds in New York City

T-Mobile recently flipped the switch on its 2.5GHz 5G in New York City, and it looks like the new spectrum is always paying off in a big way for T-Mo. Speed tests have shown that T-Mobile’s 5G network in NYC is breaking the 1 gigabit barrier using 2.5GHz. T-Mobile’s Salim Kouidri posted a speed test screenshot that shows a download speed of 1,027Mbps that was achieved in Manhattan. A big milestone was achieved today @TMobile[read full article]

T-Mobile completes 5G ‘layer cake’ in New York City with activation of 2.5GHz spectrum

After going live in Philadelphia last month, T-Mobile has now flipped the switch on its 2.5GHz 5G coverage in New York City. Neville Ray, T-Mobile’s president of technology, confirmed today that T-Mo has activated its 2.5GHz 5G in New York City. T-Mobile already had mmWave and 600MHz 5G live in NYC, and now that it’s merged with Sprint, it’s activated 5G on the 2.5GHz spectrum there, too. This means that T-Mobile customers in New York City … [read full article]

T-Mobile network begins combining with Sprint, 2.5GHz 5G goes live in Philadelphia

T-Mobile’s Neville Ray teased earlier this month that the carrier had begun deploying mid-band 5G spectrum the same day that the Sprint merger closed, and now that spectrum is officially live. T-Mo has confirmed that its mid-band 5G is now live in parts of Philadelphia, using 2.5GHz airwaves to give T-Mobile’s 5G improved depth and speed. T-Mobile’s Neville Ray says that he’s already seen peak speeds of 600Mbps in Philadelphia. Phones that can access this 2.5GHz-based … [read full article]

New York City files lawsuit against T-Mobile for ‘rampant’ sales abuse of Metro customers

T-Mobile has been hit with a lawsuit from New York City. The lawsuit, filed this week, alleges that T-Mobile has engaged in “rampant” sales abuse of customers through its prepaid Metro by T-Mobile brand. New York City’s complaint says that it’s identified more than 2,200 violations by T-Mo spread through 56 stores in all five boroughs, including both authorized dealers and stores run by T-Mobile’s MetroPCS NY unit. The complaint goes on to say that … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Taco Bell rolling out T-MoBell stores with free tacos and exclusive merch

The free weekly Taco Bell tacos has been one of the most popular T-Mobile Tuesday deals in the promotions history, and now T-Mobile is taking its partnership with Taco Bell to another level. T-Mobile and Taco Bell are teaming up to create T-MoBell stores. These limited time locations will appear in New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago from July 23-25. The T-MoBell stores will appear inside the T-Mobile Signature Stores in NYC, LA, … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s 5G network launches today and the first speed tests have come out

Today’s the day that T-Mobile’s 5G network goes live, and so some folks have put it to the test using the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (which also launches at T-Mo today) to see what the T-Mobile’s early 5G network is capable of. In speed tests taken in New York City today, the T-Mobile 5G network put up peak download speeds of nearly 600Mbps. CNET reports that its tests topped out at 583Mbps while … [read full article]

T-Mobile and CBS complete spectrum repack in NYC, 600MHz LTE rollout coming early 2019

There’s some good news to start the week for T-Mobile customers in New York City. T-Mobile and CBS Television Stations have completed the repack of WLNY-TV’s 600MHz spectrum, which is on portions of Long Island and the surrounding area that reaches into Brooklyn and Queens. It’s expected that T-Mobile will roll out 600MHz LTE in this cleared spectrum in early 2019, and T-Mo says that the equipment it’s using to deploy 600MHz is 5G-ready for … [read full article]

Speed tests show T-Mobile LAA surpassing 500Mbps down in New York City

Last month, T-Mobile touted that it reached speeds of 1.3Gbps in its labs when testing License Assisted Access (LAA). Now some real world testing has come out. Speed tests show downloads surpassing 500Mbps using T-Mobile LAA in New York City. Ookla Technical Evangelist Milan Milanovic and PCMag ran 13 speed tests and got an average of 503Mbps down and 42.7Mbps, and one of the results show a test that put up a download speed of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Wideband LTE goes live in New York City

Today, T-Mobile announced that its faster LTE network has gone live in the Big Apple. We started hearing of sightings in Brooklyn and Manhattan a few weeks back, and T-Mo officially confirmed that its Wideband LTE is now officially active in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island and greater Jersey City. Other areas will be added soon. The company notes in its press release that all of Westchester County and … [read full article]