T-Mobile has finally launched 5G across the U.S. The service and the related network will go live starting today, however, you will be able to use it only by the end of the week. The reason for this is that the first phones supporting T-Mobile’s 5G will go on sale this Friday.
Earlier this week, T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger deal received regulatory approval from the FCC, the voting had taken place last month. The merger still has some final hurdles to cross. Meanwhile, T-Mobile CEO John Legere has announced that once the merger is completed, he would offer free 5G service to first responders in the United States for the next 10 years.
FCC Demanding More Information From AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Regarding Phone Location Data
Location data can be a contentious subject, especially when it comes to who has access to it. Where that data goes beyond, say, a wireless carrier, is important. And now the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is demanding more information regarding that data from the biggest wireless carriers in the U.S.
T-Mobile today launched an anti-robocalling feature for selected Android phones. Developed in partnership with Comcast, the new anti-robocalling feature from T-Mobile is aimed at blocking spam robocalls that have become a menace in the United States.
Some 5G-enabled smartphones coming down the pipe will cost a bit more than their 4G LTE counterparts, but it looks like T-Mobile wants to keep data plan pricing the same.
5G smartphones are starting to get unveiled, and some carriers, like Sprint, are jumping at the chance to launch them.
T-Mobile has had its sights set on launching a TV streaming service of its own. That may become a reality soon.
One of the pieces of the giant data puzzle that carriers are able to routinely obtain from a smartphone on its network is geo-location, but unfortunately for customers that data hasn’t been handled all that well.
New Report Sheds Light on Carriers Like AT&T and T-Mobile Selling Customer Location Data to Some Unsavory Characters
It isn’t a secret that wireless carriers gather a lot of data from phone users on their networks — yes, even iPhones. But a new report sheds light on why that may be a bigger issue than some may have assumed.
Apple introduced dual SIM functionality with the debut of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. But it would take a subsequent software update before the feature actually went live. But now it works!