Tag: wireless service

App security, Applications

T-Mobile’s ‘awful’ security led to huge data breach that’s getting bigger by the day

August 26, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Before T-Mobile was probably even aware of its latest (and unfortunately, greatest ever) security breach, a treasure trove of data purportedly swiped from as many as 100 million people went up for sale online. While there’s no indication anyone actually […]

Networking, Tech

Mid-band 5G speeds help T-Mobile win an important award for the first time ever

August 24, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Supported by a treasure trove of mid-band 5G spectrum acquired from Sprint and a breakneck pace of deployment and expansion of said spectrum on top of its low-band network foundation, T-Mobile continues to set records, accomplish previously unimaginable feats, and […]

Tech, Wireless

Verizon kills free 5G upgrade deal after reporting ‘increased’ 5G adoption

July 22, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Just in case the best budget 5G phones out there are not affordable enough to get you to leave your outdated 4G LTE-only device behind at last, the big three US carriers have been throwing free flagships at their subscribers […]

Tech, Wireless

T-Mobile has even greater 5G ambitions, preparing two major 2021 breakthroughs

December 16, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

T-Mobile might still have a fairly long way to go before catching up with Verizon in terms of subscriber numbers (after overtaking AT&T with Sprint’s help), but when it comes to 5G infrastructure, the “Un-carrier” is already so far ahead […]

Android Phone, Products

At least one US carrier expects Google to eventually release a Pixel 4a 5G

July 21, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Although Google has yet to unveil a single in-house smartphone thus far in 2020, the search giant is expected to eventually expand the Pixel family with anywhere between three and six new main variants by the end of the year. […]

Networking, Tech

T-Mobile will expand and improve its 5G network as fast as humanly possible in the next year

June 19, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

T-Mobile President of Technology Neville Ray had a lot of explaining to do after his otherwise much-lauded network was brought to its knees across the nation on Monday, but now that the catastrophic outage is behind Magenta customers, it’s time […]

Tech, Wireless

Existing Sprint customers can get an incredible deal before migrating to T-Mobile

June 18, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

It’s safe to say T-Mobile’s latest efforts aimed at migrating Sprint customers and integrating the “Now Network’s” mid-band spectrum to improve capacity and boost speeds didn’t go particularly well, but it actually pays off to stick with the soon-to-be-retired carrier […]

Tech, Wireless

Verizon is in hot water over its misleading 5G commercials following AT&T complaint

May 18, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

If you’ve been following the countless mobile network reports recently released by reputable research and analytics companies like OpenSignal and RootMetrics, you probably know the 5G situation in the US right now is… far from ideal. While T-Mobile has a […]

Networking, Tech, Wireless

Because of T-Mobile and AT&T, US 5G still lags behind Wi-Fi in terms of speed

May 6, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

It’s no longer a big secret that the US mobile 5G landscape is… pretty messy, as the nation’s major wireless service providers are each doing their own thing when it comes to implementing the different flavors of 5G technology, which […]

News and Press, Tech, Wireless

Recent T-Mobile data breach may have been far more serious than initially claimed

March 6, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Less than four months after T-Mobile confirmed over a million prepaid customers had their personal data compromised as a result of a “quickly corrected” security “incident”, it appears not one but two new “sophisticated attacks” may have impacted sensitive information […]

Tech, Wireless

T-Mobile and Verizon had their own Super Bowl, fighting over 4G speeds and 5G strategies

February 3, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

There’s been a lot of talk about the potential detrimental effects of the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint on competition in the US wireless industry, as the market would shift from four to three major players, but sometimes it feels […]

Networking, Tech

AT&T has big plans for the 2020 expansion of its 5G network and phone lineup

January 9, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Not to be outdone by Verizon’s bombastic 5G claims and promises made at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show, AT&T took the glamorous Vegas stage yesterday to announce some of its milestones planned for the rest of 2020. America’s second-largest wireless […]

Networking, Tech

T-Mobile 5G network coverage map: which cities are covered?

July 8, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

T-Mobile has quickly grown one of the best and fastest 4G LTE networks in the US, and it wants to blanket the nation with 5G coverage as well. To do that, it argues that it needs extra power that will […]

Networking, Tech, Wireless

T-Mobile has big network congestion problems in California, new study finds

April 25, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

While average download speeds (the higher the better) and latency (the lower the better) are the most commonly used indicators to rank the overall quality of cellular networks, congestion can sometimes have a greater impact on the real-life user experience, […]

Networking, Tech, Wireless

Verizon’s mobile 5G will launch April 11 in Chicago, Minneapolis

March 13, 2019


Verizon is ready to turn on its real 5G network in two cities. The nation’s largest wireless provider said Wednesday that it’ll launch its mobile 5G service on April 11 in Chicago and Minneapolis. Getting onto the next-generation wireless network […]

Networking, News and Press, Tech

Samsung and LG’s first 5G smartphones could be unveiled in February, released in March

December 17, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Mobile network operators are not the only ones fiercely battling it out for various 5G bragging rights, as almost every single major smartphone vendor in the world wants an early piece of the next-gen cellular pie for themselves. While Apple […]

News and Press

Global smartphone shipments will drop in 2019, but 5G demand should help the industry bounce back

October 4, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Excited about the 5G revolution officially kicked off by Verizon (well, sort of) earlier this week? If a couple of recent reports didn’t make it abundantly clear, it’s going to take quite some time for 5G-enabled smartphones to become mainstream […]

Networking, Tech

Google’s Project Fi: What you need to know about the network of networks

November 28, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

Google has its hands in a lot of pots, and depending on which phone you use, you may not have known that the search company has also been operating its very own wireless service since 2015. Google’s Project Fi mobile […]

Networking, Tech, Wireless

AT&T announces Cuba roaming agreement

August 23, 2016

Via: Phone Dog

After T-Mobile announced roaming in Cuba earlier this year, another major U.S. carrier has made a similar announcement. AT&T has struck a deal with Empresa De Telecomunicaciones De Cuba (ETECSA) to offer AT&T roaming in Cuba. With this agreement in […]


Google to offer wireless service in the U.S., but not to challenge the four major mobile operators

March 2, 2015

Via: itCurated

Google executive Sundar Pichai announced at MWC on Monday that Google will offer wireless service in parts of the U.S. However, the intent is simply to work on innovations and new features. Google isn’t planning on making a run at […]