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T-Mobile wins 5G availability award in new report on 5G networks in the US

T-Mobile recently touted that its 5G network covers nearly 6,000 cities and towns, and so it should come as no surprise that in a new report on 5G networks in the US, T-Mo came out on top for availability. Opensignal today released its 5G User Experience Report for the US, which marks the first time that the group has handed out awards for 5G coverage in the US. T-Mobile took home the 5G Availability award, with … [read full article]

T-Mobile Keep & Switch deal will give $450 to AT&T and Verizon switchers to pay off their device

T-Mobile has long tempted customers on AT&T and Verizon to make the switch with offers like Carrier Freedom, and today T-Mo rolled out a new deal to get those consumers to jump ship. Keep & Switch is a new deal targeted at AT&T and Verizon customers. With this deal you can switch to T-Mobile from AT&T or Verizon, bring your eligible phone with you, and get up to $450 per line to cover the remaining payments … [read full article]

T-Mobile finishes first in 5G availability among global 5G carriers, says report

T-Mobile has made a big deal of its low-band 600MHz 5G network and how large it is, with T-Mo calling it a “nationwide 5G network” when it went live late last year. Now a new report has confirmed that T-Mobile customers spend more time on 5G than those on other major operators. Opensignal published a report today that examines the 5G experience across 10 major carriers around the world. When examining how often 5G smartphone owners … [read full article]

T-Mobile teaming up with Verizon and AT&T to donate phone chargers to hospitals

It’s not often that we see T-Mobile team up with Verizon and AT&T, but this week the three carriers are getting together for a good cause. T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T are partnering up with iHeartMedia to donate phone chargers to hospitals across the US so that patients in need can stay connected with their friends and family. T-Mo says that it’s already donated 20,000 chargers to hospitals in Seattle, New York City, Los Angeles, New … [read full article]

T-Mobile and other US carriers pledge to waive late fees due to coronavirus

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, companies from around the broadband and wireless industries have pledged to help keep consumers connected. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced the Keep Americans Connected Pledge this week, which has companies make three commitments to ensure that people can stay online even if they encounter issues paying their bill during the coronavirus pandemic. For the next 60 days, the companies who agreed to this pledge must: Not terminate service to any residential … [read full article]

FCC 5G mmWave auction results show T-Mobile spent $873 million on spectrum licenses

The FCC today published the results of its 5G mmWave spectrum auction, and the results are a bit different than what some had predicted. Auction 103 saw the FCC offer a total of 3,400 megahertz of spectrum, which is the most spectrum ever offered in an auction. The airwaves up for auction were in the Upper 37GHz, 39GHz, and 47GHz bands. T-Mobile spent a total of $872.8 million in the auction and won 2,384 spectrum licenses … [read full article]

FCC mmWave spectrum auction ends with nearly $7.6 billion in bids

A major FCC spectrum auction came to an end this week. Auction 103 closed on March 5th, nearly three months after it opened. The auction included a total of 3,400 megahertz of spectrum, which is the most ever offered in an auction. Participants were bidding on millimeter wave spectrum in the upper 37GHz, 39GHz, and 49GHz bands. In total, the auction brought in $7.57 billion. Right now there’s no official info on how much spectrum each … [read full article]

FCC fines U.S. carriers over sale of customer location data, T-Mobile faces $91 million fine

As expected, the FCC has officially proposed fines against T-Mobile and the other major U.S. carriers over the sale of customer location data. The FCC announced today that T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon will all face fines for “apparently selling access to their customers’ location information without taking reasonable measures to protect against unauthorized access to that information.” T-Mobile is facing the largest fine of the four carriers with a proposed fine of more than $91 … [read full article]

T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon will reportedly be fined at least $200 million for selling customer location data

After the FCC confirmed last month that U.S. wireless carriers broke the law by selling customers’ real-time location data, a new report says that all four major operators will face fines. T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon are all expected to be hit with fines that could be at least $200 million in total. The fines will be officially announced by the FCC on Friday, reports Reuters, and the carriers will be able to challenge the fines … [read full article]

T-Mobile finishes first in J.D. Power’s latest Wireless Purchase Experience report

After coming out on top in J.D. Power’s U.S. Wireless Customer Care report earlier this month, T-Mobile has now finished first in another J.D. Power ranking. J.D. Power today released its 2020 U.S. Wireless Purchase Experience study, and T-Mobile finished first among the postpaid “Full-Service Carriers” with 863 points out of a possible 1,000. T-Mo was also the only carrier to finish above the segment average of 839 points. This is the fifth time in a … [read full article]