Tag: T-Mobile

T-Mobile launches world’s first nationwide standalone 5G network

Although T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon are all offering “5G” in the United States, they — and their international peers — have continued to use 4G gear for their network backbones, deploying 5G radios as the first of two steps to offering fully 5G service. Today, T-Mobile announced it has taken the second step by launching […]

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FCC begins 3.5GHz auction, opening ‘prime’ mid band spectrum to 5G

Although the United States has already seen successful deployments of low and high band wireless spectrum for 5G networks, international carriers have largely focused on mid band spectrum — centered on 3.5GHz-adjacent frequencies — for their early 5G deployments. Following extensive preparations and some delays, the FCC today officially kicked off a nationwide auction of […]

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T-Mobile Introduces ScamShield, a Free Tool to Block Spam Calls and Robocalls

As part of the “Un-carrier event,” T-mobile has launched a series of new services and features. The company has launched Scam Shield, which is essentially a scam identification and blocking technology. T-Mobile will automatically screen all the calls for scam identification and blocking. Furthermore, users can choose to automatically block all the suspected calls. Now […]

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T-Mobile’s Un-carrier Next adds free extra phone number, scam blocking

Last Chance: Register for Transform, VB’s AI event of the year, hosted online July 15-17. When T-Mobile executives wanted to shake up the U.S. cellular industry, they announced the Un-carrier initiative, offering to free customers from long-term cellular contracts and expand their access to no- or low-cost roaming plans — a strategy that was once […]

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Apple will goose 5G sales in late 2020, but does anyone still care?

Take the latest VB Survey to share how your company is implementing AI today. Two years ago, when Qualcomm was commercializing early 5G components as Intel struggled to produce 5G smartphone modems, Apple appeared to be in an unenviably poor position — dependent on an Intel solution that might never come to market while a […]

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