Tag: t-mobile

Networking & Wireless, Tech

Starlink, Verizon, and T-Mobile made shaky claims on FCC coverage map

February 13, 2023

Via: ArsTechnica

Multiple Internet service providers have submitted false availability data to the federal government for a map that will be used to determine which parts of the US get access to a $42.45 billion broadband fund. We wrote about Comcast’s false […]


T-Mobile suffers 8th data breach in less than 5 years

January 20, 2023

Via: CSO Online

Telecom player T-Mobile US has suffered a cybersecurity incident that resulted in the exposure of personal details of 37 million users, the company reported in a filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday. Customer data such as […]

Networking & Wireless, Tech

Forget 5G wireless, SpaceX and T-Mobile want to offer Zero-G coverage

August 26, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

SpaceX and T-Mobile announced an ambitious plan on Thursday evening to provide ubiquitous connectivity from space to anyone with a cell phone. The project would pair SpaceX’s Starlink satellite technology with the second-largest wireless carrier in the United States, T-Mobile […]

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What is 5G? Everything you need to know about the next-gen network

December 15, 2021

Via: BGR

5G is well and truly here. After years of promises and hype, you now likely spend at least some of the time connected to a 5G network. But what does that mean? The rollout of 5G has been confusing, to […]


The T-Mobile data breach: A timeline

August 23, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Telecommunications giant T-Mobile has warned that information including names, dates of birth, US Social Security numbers (SSNs), and driver’s license/ID of almost 50 million individuals comprising current, former, or prospective customers has been exposed via a data breach. While many […]


Verizon, AT&T to pay $127M for allegedly overcharging government agencies

September 28, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Verizon and AT&T have agreed to pay a combined $127 million to settle lawsuits alleging that they overcharged California and Nevada government entities for wireless service. The lawsuit was filed in 2012 and resulted in a settlement approved on Thursday […]


AT&T’s 5G prices come down as carriers get more competitive

July 23, 2020

Via: Fortune

The spread of super-fast 5G wireless service is prompting carriers to get more competitive, at least for family plans. On Thursday, AT&T, which had been limiting 5G to its highest-priced plans, added 5G access to its cheapest unlimited plan, which […]


T-Mobile claims it didn’t lie about 4G coverage, says FCC measured wrong

February 19, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

T-Mobile says the Federal Communications Commission screwed up 4G measurements in a report that accused the carrier of exaggerating its mobile coverage. The FCC report “incorrectly implies, based on a flawed verification process, that we overstated coverage,” T-Mobile said in […]

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T-Mobile Turns On 5G: What You Need to Know

December 2, 2019

Via: Fortune

T-Mobile turned on its super-fast 5G mobile network on Monday, finally catching up with rivals AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint. But T-Mobile is following a different strategy than the rest of the industry, emphasizing broader coverage over achieving the fastest download […]


T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T still selling your location data, report says

January 9, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

In June 2018, all four major US wireless carriers pledged to stop selling their mobile customers’ location information to third-party data brokers. The carriers were pressured into making the change after a security problem leaked the real-time location of US […]


Verizon and T-Mobile call out AT&T over fake 5G labels

January 8, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

AT&T recently started a shady marketing tactic that labeled its 4G network as a 5G network. Now, rivals Verizon and T-Mobile are not having any of it. In an open letter, in which AT&T is not named directly, Verizon says […]


T-Mobile denies lying to FCC about size of its 4G network

December 19, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

T-Mobile has denied an allegation that it lied to the Federal Communications Commission about the extent of its 4G LTE coverage. A group that represents small rural carriers says that T-Mobile claimed to have 4G LTE coverage in places where […]

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Closing The Mobile Network Gap: T-Mobile Gains On Verizon, Sprint Falls Behind

February 15, 2017

Via: CRN

OpenSignal’s February 2017 “State of Mobile Networks Survey” found that T-Mobile, the so-called “uncarrier,” is giving the incumbent carriers a run for their money. The latest report from OpenSignal measured network performance of the four major U.S. carriers: AT&T, Sprint, […]

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Sprint is as desperate as ever, so it’s offering cheaper phone plans

November 19, 2015

Via: ArsTechnica

Sprint’s struggle to compete against Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and T-Mobile US could be your gain. The fourth-place mobile carrier is giving big discounts to customers who switch from the top three carriers. From this Friday until January 7, 2016, customers […]


T-Mobile looks to unseat Sprint as third-largest U.S. carrier

July 10, 2015

Via: itCurated

T-Mobile CEO John Legere on Thursday shared preliminary results showing that 2.1 million customers were added in the second quarter of 2015. As a result, he predicted T-Mobile will displace Sprint as the nation’s third-largest carrier, bumping Sprint to fourth. […]


FCC Chairman Wheeler Defends Status Quo, Rebuffs Attempts To Open Up Spectrum Auction

June 25, 2015

Via: Lucas Matney

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler rejected calls from T-Mobile and others Thursday to expand the amount of wireless spectrum being reserved for small carriers in the upcoming wireless spectrum auction. In a blog post, Wheeler held that the “current reserve size […]