Tag Archives: Sprint

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]

T-Mobile will reportedly purchase Shentel’s wireless business for $1.95 billion

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T-Mobile has made some big decisions for the company. Earlier today, the company revealed that it plans to buy the wireless assets of regional operator, Shentel. According to the report, this acquisition will include around 1.1 million mobile customers from the areas of Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. The report also shares that the acquisition will cost a total of $1.95 billion.  Shentel has long been an affiliate of Sprint. Even though it … [read full article]

Tello Mobile: GSM is now live!

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It’s official! GSM is now live in Tello Mobile.  A few days ago, we reported that Tello will be offering GSM under T-Mobile’s network. We are reporting on this again today since Tello has made some changes to how it will be migrating existing customers.  According to Tello’s post, the migration of existing customers will be treated with great attention and transparency. Tello will be handling the migration in batches to ensure that each customer gets … [read full article]

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]