Tag Archives: Sprint

T-Mobile: Now 100% compliant with FCC’s STIR/SHAKEN protocols

T-Mobile has completed its implementation of the Federal Communications Commission’s STIR/SHAKEN protocols. And along with its completion, the Un-Carrier has filed for a certification of completion. Once it obtains the certification, T-Mobile promises that all calls coming from its network are 100% compliant with the FCC’s Robocall Mitigation Database.  Apart from the STIR/SHAKEN protocols’ Number Verification, T-Mobile also provides free Caller ID under its Scam Shield protection. These features both give customers an assurance that the calls … [read full article]

Leaked document reveals possible Sprint LTE network shut down date

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Ever since T-Mobile acquired Sprint last year, the company has been vocal about its plans to shut down Sprint’s CDMA signal on January 1, 2022. But many seem to have forgotten about Sprint’s LTE network.  As revealed by a newly leaked document, it’s possible that T-Mobile could be shutting down Sprint’s LTE network on June 30, 2022.  Although T-Mobile has not yet confirmed this target date, many are already talking about what could potentially happen once the … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering customers exclusive reserved tickets to concerts

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The COVID-19 health crisis has changed so many things in our lives. One of the most heavily affected by the lockdowns are live performances and concerts. And now that life is slowly getting back to normal, the music scene is doing the same. And T-Mobile is making this happen for its customers.  Starting June 29th, Tuesday, the Un-Carrier will be giving its customers exclusive reserved tickets to hundreds of Live Nation amphitheater and Las Vegas residency shows … [read full article]

T-Mobile gives you a chance to win a $5,000 Amazon gift card via T-Mobile Tuesdays

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T-Mobile is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its T-Mobile Tuesdays rewards program. And in line with this, they are giving away more than $1M worth of Amazon gift cards.  You have a chance to be one of the winners by simply downloading the app. In doing this, you can redeem weekly offers for a chance to win an Amazon gift card worth $5,000.  In order to join, you will need to be a T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile, … [read full article]

T-Mobile officially reveals Sprint’s CDMA 3G network shut down date

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It’s official! T-Mobile will be shutting down Sprint’s CDMA 3G network on January 1, 2022.  The information was revealed in an internal memo that was obtained by this report. The memo details the company’s plans to continue building the best 5G network in the country and in doing so, the older technologies will be retired.  The memo also reveals some important things to know on how this information can be relayed to affected customers. And in addition … [read full article]

T-Mobile believes pandemic behind delay of promise to hire more employees

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When it was still trying to get its Sprint merger plans approved, T-Mobile promised that it would be adding more jobs to the company. This was one of the major concerns people had with the merger since they worried it would lead to job loss. But T-Mobile promised that they would add 11,000 jobs by 2024.   “This merger is all about creating new, high-quality, high-paying jobs, and the New T-Mobile will be jobs-positive from Day One … [read full article]

T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile joins FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

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T-Mobile and its prepaid arm, Metro by T-Mobile, have unveiled that they will be participating in the temporary Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB) released by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Through this program, households that are struggling with their internet service bills during the pandemic can continue to stay connected to education, work, and healthcare services. Enrollment to the program will open on May 12th. If you are a qualified T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile, Assurance Wireless, or … [read full article]

T-Mobile waives charges for calls and SMS made to/from Saint Vincent

Earlier today, T-Mobile published a blog post to send their sympathies to the people affected by the ongoing volcanic eruption of La Soufrière in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Situated in the southern Caribbean, the volcano has continually been erupting since April 9 for the first time in 42 years. The island nation has a total population of 110,000.  Despite the ongoing health crisis, the volcanic eruption continues to wreck havoc on the lives of the residents … [read full article]

Dish Network writes letter to FCC over T-Mobile’s premature Sprint CDMA shutdown date

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A month ago, Dish Network called T-Mobile “anti-competitive” because of its premature CDMA shutdown date. Today, it looks like Dish is taking its disappointment over T-Mobile seriously by writing a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  In the letter, Dish accused T-Mo of being “Un-Carrier”. They also highlighted a number of issues they have with T-Mobile, including its current spectrum policies. But the key issue that Dish is claiming against T-Mobile continues to be … [read full article]

T-Mobile reveals plans to expand to retail stores in rural areas

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During its Virtual Analyst Day event, T-Mobile revealed its plans to further its position as the 5G leader in the country. But in addition to that, the Un-Carrier announced that it is getting ready for a “significant expansion” of its “addressable markets.”  One of its goals is to take a “multi-pronged” approach at improving subscriber numbers by making their services and products available to potential customers based in smaller markets and rural areas. Apart from building … [read full article]