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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.

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US carriers exaggerated LTE coverage, says FCC, but won’t pay a penalty

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) found that Verizon, T-Mobile, and US Cellular all presented exaggerated LTE coverage maps to consumers. However, the FCC says that it won’t penalize them for doing so, in apparent contradiction to the watchdog’s stated policy…

T-Mobile Stories November 23

T-Mobile has officially disclosed a data breach that it says affects more than one million of its customers. As reported by TechCrunch, hackers gained “malicious, unauthorized” access to data from prepaid T-Mobile customers.

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T-Mobile Stories November 18

As the T-Mobile and Sprint merger deal looks closer to becoming a reality, T-Mobile has announced today that John Legere will be stepping down from his CEO role as COO Mike Sievert will take his place. The change is set to happen in May 2020.

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T-Mobile Stories November 7

T-Mobile plans 10 years of free 5G unlimited service for first responders pending Sprint merger

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 October 16

T-Mobile and Sprint merger officially gets green light from FCC, only one obstacle remains

The long-running saga of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger deal could be close to an end. After receiving the approval of the DOJ back in July, the two carriers have gotten the official go-ahead from the FCC today. Signs are pointing to the deal being sealed but there is one more roadblock to overcome.

T-Mobile Stories August 28

T-Mobile expands iPhone XS and iPhone XR support for eSIM to postpaid plans

Back in December, T-Mobile launched support for eSIM technology for the iPhone XS and iPhone XR, but only for prepaid plans. Today, T-Mobile has announced that it is expanding its support for eSIM to postpaid customers.

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