On July 15 T-Mobile will be hosting an online ‘Scam Block Party’ to raise awareness about its Scam Block tool and share robocall prevention tips.
Ten states filed a lawsuit today to stop the Sprint and T-Mobile merger, saying consumers will be hurt due to reduced competition.
During the first T-Mobile 5G test in New York City, the service scored 493 Mbps using a Verizon phone.
T-Mobile’s feat becomes greater when you understand that the carrier is using much less spectrum than Verizon is. Allnet Insights says T-Mobile is using 80MHz of spectrum in New York, which would make its theoretical maximum speed 500Mbps, but I’ve also heard that T-Mobile is using 100MHz, which would make the theoretical maximum 625Mbps.
Chairman Ajit Pai will recommend to the FFC that a merger between T-Mobile and Sprint should go ahead, he said in a statement.
Dr. Mac didn’t much care for AT&T Wireless, but he loves T-Mobile, his current wireless provider. Find out why in this week’s thrilling episode (#328 for those keeping track) of Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves.
Today T-Mobile launched a call protection feature called STIR/SHAKEN in partnership with Comcast to prevent robocalls.
In response to a letter from Senator Ron Wyden, T-Mobile has come forth with more location data abuses by third parties.
T-Mobile will start testing an LTE Home Internet service soon, and will also offer 5G Home Internet once it’s rolled out.
Home broadband is one of the most un-competitive industries in existence. The New T-Mobile & 5G can and will change all that. And we’ve already got this in the works. T-Mobile will soon begin a pilot of Home Internet service using a 4G router operating over T-Mobile’s LTE network. Customers will get the router for free, and after the merger, it will be upgraded to include 2.5 GHz spectrum and 5G compatible hardware.
Most smartphones coming out are designed to work on higher frequency cellular bands. But there aren’t any current phones that work on the 600MHz band.
It costs US$72 (or finance it) and data plans start at US$10/month for 2GB of data, all the way up to US$85/month for 22GB of data.
The carriers had already promised to stop selling customer location data back in June 2018. But a recent investigation showed they kept going.
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If you have an unlocked iPhone XR, iPhone XS, or iPhone XS Max with iOS 12.1.1, you can use it. But there’s a catch.
Apple’s new iPhone XR has been available for pre-order for several hours and the only model showing a shipping delay so far is the 128 GB yellow model from T-Mobile.
Those in the computer security industry aren’t impressed though.
Looking to upgrade your iPhone next month? Good news, because T-Mobile customers have been added to the iPhone Upgrade Program online.
To whom and for what purpose? Everything from preventing credit card fraud to providing roadside assistance…or surveillance.
John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to discuss the T-Mobile and Sprint merger along with 5G networks, plus they respond to listener comments on Apple dropping its AirPort product line.
T-Mobile and Sprint agreed to a US$26.5 billion merger deal with plans to make the first truly nation-wide 5G cellular network.
Sprint and T-Mobile are both planning to dial back their aggressive discounting in 2018, according to The Wall Street Journal. Both carriers—the #4 and #3 carriers in the U.S.—are prime pushers of cheaper plans, and their tactics have served as checks on pricing from Verizon and AT&T (#1 and #2, respectively). In other words, there’s a chance we’ll see higher prices across the board this year. So yay?