Tag Archives: Sprint

T-Mobile showing interest in 2.5GHz spectrum auction

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One of the reasons why T-Mobile decided to merge with Sprint is so it could expand its 5G network with Sprint’s spectrum. As revealed today, it looks like there is an extra 2.5GHz spectrum being sold in the market. And according to reports, T-Mobile wants to obtain this too.   The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will be holding an open meeting agenda on Wednesday where they would be seeking comment on bidding procedures for Auction 108. This … [read full article]

Sprint customers getting a rate plan upgrade from T-Mobile

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Sprint customers are in for a treat today thanks to T-Mobile’s new rate plan upgrade.  Thanks to the merger between the two companies, Sprint customers can now enjoy the perks offered exclusively to T-Mobile subscribers. And as revealed in a post today, these are the upgrades that T-Mobile gave to Sprint customers: No More Extra Cost for Monthly Taxes and Fees Monthly taxes and fees are now included in the plan so this means that there are … [read full article]

T-Mobile acquiring Sprint assets of BMU

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Earlier today, T-Mobile announced that it will be acquiring the Sprint-branded assets of Brookings Municipal Utilities (BMU) in Brookings, South Dakota. This acquisition involves a series of cell sites and around 14,000 customers situated in Sioux Falls, Watertown, and Brookings, South Dakota, and Sioux City, Iowa.  With this acquisition, T-Mobile’s retail distribution and network coverage will be further expanded in these key areas. The agreement is said to include the PCS spectrum, retail stores, and wireless network … [read full article]

T-Mobile allegedly reveals Sprint shutdown date

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It’s been nine months ever since T-Mobile and Sprint made their merger official. But even though they are already one company, Sprint continues to operate as a separate business. The only difference is that T-Mobile’s customers were able to roam using the towers of Sprint, with the right devices. So this often leaves a question on until when Sprint’s network will remain. T-Mobile, however, never addressed the question but promised that they will notify customers once they … [read full article]

T-Mobile expects majority of Sprint network shutdown will happen in 2022

One of the big questions people have had about T-Mobile following its acquisition of Sprint is when T-Mo is planning to shut down the old Sprint network. This week we got a bit more info on that matter. T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert says that the shut down of Sprint’s network will really get underway in 2022. Speaking at the UBS Global TMT Virtual Conference this week, Sievert said T-Mobile has already turned off Sprint’s network … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tuesdays will include free Firehouse Subs sandwich, Dunkin’ surprise next week

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesdays gifts have been revealed and they include a restaurant that’s new to the program. On Tuesday, December 8, T-Mobile and Sprint customers can get a free medium sub from Firehouse Subs. The sandwich will be free with any purchase, so you will have to buy a drink, bag of chips, or something else to go with your free sub. Also coming next week is a “Surprise Gift Drop”. It’ll be something … [read full article]

T-Mobile to pay $200 million penalty related to Sprint misuse of Lifeline program

Last year the FCC announced that Sprint had claimed subsidies for Lifeline subscribers who weren’t using the program. Now T-Mobile has agreed to pay a settlement for this issue related to its merger partner. T-Mobile will pay a $200 million penalty as part of a settlement following the FCC’s investigation into Sprint and its use of the Lifeline program. This is the largest settlement that the FCC has ever gotten when resolving an investigation. In addition … [read full article]

T-Mobile has best 5G availability of major US carriers in new Ookla report

T-Mobile launched nationwide coverage for its 5G network late last year, and since then it’s been busy expanding that reach with more 600MHz and 2.5GHz spectrum. A new report says that T-Mobile’s effort to grow its 5G coverage is paying off. Today Ookla released its report on the state of US mobile networks as of Q3 2020, and it found that T-Mobile customers spend the most time on a 5G signal of any major US carrier. T-Mo … [read full article]

Some T-Mobile customers now able to roam on Sprint network

Sprint customers have gotten some nice benefits from T-Mobile as a result of the companies’ merger earlier this year, including Sprint Galaxy S20 owners accessing T-Mo’s 5G network and all Sprint users getting T-Mobile Tuesdays. Now it looks like T-Mo is beginning to roll out a new benefit for its own subscribers. Some T-Mobile customers are now able to roam onto Sprint’s network. It seems to be hit or miss so far, with some folks saying they’re … [read full article]

T-Mobile waiving overage charges for T-Mo, Sprint, and Metro customers affected by Hurricane Laura

Following Hurricane Laura making landfall, T-Mobile has announced that it waiving overages for customers in affected areas to ensure they can stay in contact with loved ones. T-Mobile is waiving overage charges for T-Mo, Sprint, and Metro by T-Mobile customers in parts of Texas and Louisiana. This applies to customers who are not already on unlimited plans and will run from August 27 through September 1. These are the locations where customers are receiving unlimited talk, … [read full article]