Items tagged with T-Mobile

It was only two months when T-Mobile trounced Verizon and AT&T in a 5G wireless speed test showdown, with Ookla reporting a 191.12Mbps median download speed for the self-proclaimed Un-Carrier. At the time, T-Mobile talked up its earlier investments in mid-band 5G spectrum. Following up on that, T-Mobile announced it... Read more...
T-Mobile just announced the limited launch of its new Voice over 5G technology. The new tech will be limited to select areas, but the company says it plans on extending it to many more regions later this year. The Un-carrier continues to maintain a sizeable lead when it comes to 5G performance over AT&T and... Read more...
Some recent revelations regarding cybercriminal activity have spelled bad news for T-Mobile. After government authorities seized RaidForums, a popular hacking site where stolen data was sold, court records revealed that T-Mobile attempted to buy back stolen customer data. However, the deal went sideways when the... Read more...
T-Mobile is in a braggadocios mood today and for good reason. It can claim to officially be the fastest mobile operator in the United States, both in 5G and overall, and it's not even close. The numbers to back the claim are included in Ookla's latest market report on the state of US mobile and fixed networks, the... Read more...
Yesterday, we reported on Operation TOURNIQUET, a year-long coordinated effort by law enforcement agencies from seven different countries that culminated in the seizure of the hacking site RaidForums and the arrest of its founder and administrator, Diogo Santos Coelho. RaidForums functioned as the hub for the trade of... Read more...
Corporate employees at T-Mobile have just received the strongest encouragement ever to get vaccinated against COVID-19: Get vaccinated or get fired. There are exceptions to the rule, but by and large, any employees who need “regular or occasional” access to T-Mobile’s offices are mandated to be fully vaccinated by... Read more...
In the past, we have seen incidents of text messages being rerouted to steal two-factor authentication codes to breach peoples’ accounts. Now, criminal hackers are being more direct in potentially using SIM swap attacks by getting a carrier—in this case, T-Mobile—to switch a customer’s number to an attacker-controlled... Read more...
"Hi, I am calling you about your car's extended warranty," has become a meme, but scam calls have been increasing over the past year according to new data from T-Mobile. The cell phone company released some interesting statistics concerning those scam calls on its website. Most everyone that owns a smartphone has... Read more...
T-Mobile came under fire after a recent data breach exposed the private data of nearly 50 million customers. Shortly after the attack was made public, T-Mobile issued a boilerplate public response confirming many of the incident's details. "We take our customers' protection very seriously and we will continue to work... Read more...
Earlier this week, it was alleged that T-Mobile suffered a devastating data breach that resulted in the leak of personal data from over 100 million customers. Today, T-Mobile confirmed the breach, but the number of affected individuals is less than half of what was previously reported. The confirmed 47 million... Read more...
T-Mobile's "Test Drive" program just received a sweet upgrade for people that want a hassle-free way to test drive its burgeoning 5G network. The long-running Test Drive program allowed you to obtain a physical SIM to sample its network for free for up to 30 days. Now, Test Drive leverages eSIM technology, making it... Read more...
If you have been lusting after LG's delightfully unique Wing smartphone with 5G connectivity, now is the opportune time to pounce. It launched at $999 just a few months, falling squarely into premium pricing territory, and for some, making it cost prohibitive. But with LG exiting the smartphone business (don't let... Read more...
When T-Mobile acquired Sprint, it made big promises regarding blanketing the United States with 5G connectivity. T-Mobile has made good on those promises with a rapid rollout of low- and mid-band 5G spectrum in addition to mmWave spectrum where possible. Today, the company has announced a couple of initiatives to... Read more...
The OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro were first announced just over a week ago, and we followed up with our review of both smartphones. Today, however, marks the flagship Snapdragon 888 devices' official launch, and here's where you can purchase them in both unlocked and carrier-locked form. You can get the base OnePlus 9... Read more...
Well, that was an incredibly brief run. It was only five months ago when T-Mobile tried to lure customers over to TVision Live (an expansion of its TVision service launched in 2019), which as its name implies is a live TV streaming service. And now T-Mobile is turning the channel, essentially phasing out TVision Live... Read more...
T-Mobile prides itself on providing sweet perks for its customers on top of its class-leading 5G speeds and availability. The company uses T-Mobile Tuesdays to give out freebies, and February 23rd will see the arrival of an enhanced version of the popular Pandora music streaming service. According to T-Mobile, this... Read more...
After years of being pigeonholed into data plans that forced us to pick "buckets" of data each month (a la, 4GB, 8GB, 10GB plans), U.S. wireless carriers have for the most part reverted to offering at least a few different unlimited data plans (thanks to prodding by T-Mobile). This is the case for both 4G LTE and 5G... Read more...
When people drop some cash on a phone, they typically do not think they will need to upgrade anytime soon. Then, new features come along, battery performance drops, and other issues crop up, and it may be time to upgrade your device unless you are absolutely dedicated to it. T-Mobile may force the dedicated users'... Read more...
T-Mobile is pretty confident about its nationwide 5G network, as it has been beating its chest for months about performance and coverage area compared to its rivals AT&T and Verizon. The company has further amped up its efforts with the announcement today that it will offer a new hotspot that will deliver 5G... Read more...
If you're into freebies, we've got a great one for you today that's coming from a joint giveaway put together by OnePlus and T-Mobile. The two companies are doing a scavenger hunt of sorts, and your job is to find three separate pop-up OnePlus stores that have been placed around the United States (which all are... Read more...
As we've seen with the excitement surrounding SpaceX's Starlink service, there are a lot of people around the United States that simply don't have access to high-speed broadband. For those that don't have access to cable or fiber connections, they often have to make do with inferior DSL or satellite internet... Read more...
We could definitely say that 2020 is the year of 5G, as most Android flagships released (rocking the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865) have come with a 5G modem onboard, and many mid-range smartphones also have 5G courtesy of Snapdragon 76x SoCs. With this in mind, many wireless carriers are working to expand the availability... Read more...
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