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September 2010 - August 2020

T-Mobile is the 3rd largest U.S. wireless carrier behind Verizon and AT&T. Owned by German parent company, Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile has been using its “Uncarrier” marketing campaign to grow its market share since 2013.

With what seems like a good amount of success over the past few years, T-Mobile continues to announce new initiatives like discounted plans for seniors, Netflix included with service, and pushing competitors to bring back unlimited data plans.

As of April 29, 2018, T-Mobile has joined forces with Sprint and will now be re-branded to simply T-Mobile, with the Sprint brand completely going away.

T-Mobile Stories Yesterday

T-Mobile has today switched on a standalone 5G network, and is promising better coverage and performance. It says the move will see its 5G coverage extend to almost 2,000 more towns and cities.

Carriers have so far piggy-backed sub-6Ghz 5G service onto their existing LTE networks. This is an effective way to roll out coverage quickly, but does come with some limitations …

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T-Mobile Stories June 15

What looks like a major outage has hit T-Mobile while Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint this afternoon are also seeing issues. Hundreds of thousands of T-Mobile customers are saying they can’t make calls and texts with some having no Internet connection too. The problems for all four carriers appear to be nationwide.

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T-Mobile Stories May 21

[Update: Now live] T-Mobile plans 10 years of free 5G unlimited service for first responders

T-Mobile’s CEO, John Legere, announced today that if the merger with Sprint goes through, New T-Mobile will give free 5G unlimited service for 10 years to first responders.

T-Mobile Stories May 14

T-Mobile erasing Sprint brand starting this summer after merger

Now that T-Mobile and Sprint have officially completed their merger, all the work begins for the two major carriers to fully marry. And one of the first items on the list will be getting rid of the Sprint brand.

T-Mobile Stories April 24

After stepping down as T-Mobile CEO, John Legere hurriedly leaves board ‘to pursue other options’

As the T-Mobile and Sprint merger officially became a done deal, T-Mobile CEO John Legere stepped down as COO Mike Sievert took the role at the beginning of April. That was a month earlier than first planned but Legere was planning to stay on the board of directors until June but now he has decided to depart effective immediately…

T-Mobile Stories April 1

After almost two years, T-Mobile and Sprint’s $26 billion merger is now officially a done deal. The result is the “New T-Mobile” that has big aspirations for moving the US wireless market forward.

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