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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 and Shentel reach acquisition agreement, deal expected to close in Q2 2021

A few months ago, we learned that T-Mobile had decided to buy the wireless business of long-time Sprint affiliate Shentel, but the two parties couldn’t agree on a price. Now it looks like they’ve finally come to an agreement. Shentel has come to an agreement with T-Mobile on how to value its wireless business so that T-Mo can acquire it. The appraisers that’ll set the value of Shentel will use July 1, 2020 as their valuation … [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 wants to buy Shentel’s wireless business, but they can’t agree on a price

We learned earlier this year that T-Mobile was in negotiations to acquire the wireless business of Sprint affiliate Shentel following T-Mo’s acquisition of Sprint, and now it looks like that purchase is going to happen. T-Mobile and Shentel have revealed in filings with the SEC that T-Mo has notified Shentel that it plans to exercise its option to purchase the assets of Shentel’s wireless operations. As part of the affiliate agreement that Shental and Sprint … [read full article]

T-Mobile has most retail stores among US postpaid carriers

We learned earlier this month that merging with Sprint helped T-Mobile to pass AT&T and become the #2 US carrier in terms of total customers, but it turns out that that’s not the only metric in which T-Mo has surpassed AT&T. T-Mobile now has more retail stores than any other postpaid carrier in the US. That’s according to Jeff Moore of Wave7 Research, who says that T-Mo overtook Verizon and AT&T after it retired the Sprint … [read full article]

T-Mobile Money full benefits now available to Sprint customers

Earlier this year Sprint customers got access to T-Mobile Tuesdays thanks to the merger of the two carriers, and now Sprint users are getting another T-Mo feature. T-Mobile Money benefits are now available to Sprint customers who sign up for the banking service. That includes a 4.00% Annual Percentage Yield (APY) on balances up to $3,000 and 1.00% APY after so long as you’re depositing at least $200 every month. Everyone else gets 1.00% APY on … [read full article]

T-Mobile rebrands Sprint stores as it reaches another merger milestone

T-Mobile announced a couple of weeks ago that it would officially combine brands with Sprint on August 2. Today’s that day, and as expected T-Mobile has made a few changes to help welcome Sprint customers and employees to the T-Mo family. Jon Freier, T-Mobile’s EVP of Consumer Markets, revealed that Sprint stores closed early yesterday to help transition them to T-Mo stores. Just like you see in the image at the top of this post, Sprint … [read full article]

T-Mo and Sprint will unify under the T-Mobile brand on August 2

Today T-Mobile took the wraps off of its latest Un-carrier move, Scam Shield, but that’s not the only big news that it shared today. T-Mobile has revealed that on August 2, it will officially combine brand operations with Sprint. This means that T-Mo and Sprint will be unified under a single T-Mobile brand nationwide for the first time. On that date, T-Mobile will be the single name for the combined company, so we should see the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Center is the new name of Sprint arena in Kansas City

T-Mobile is putting its name on another arena. T-Mo confirmed today that the Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO is being renamed to T-Mobile Center. The arena will continue to host entertainment, sports, and other events through 2032. The transformation from Sprint Center to T-Mobile Center will take place over the coming months, with new signage slated to go up in August. Besides the new name and fresh coat of magenta paint, the T-Mobile Center will also … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms that it’s deactivated Sprint’s 2.5GHz 5G coverage

T-Mobile has been busy lighting up its 2.5GHz 5G, activating it in a few new major new cities this week. And now T-Mo has confirmed that it’s taken another step toward rolling out that mid-band 5G coverage. T-Mobile has deactivated Sprint’s 2.5 GHz 5G service so that it can refarm that spectrum for use on its own network. T-Mo confirmed the move to Fierce Wireless, adding that Sprint customers with a Galaxy S20 5G do have … [read full article]