Nokia T-Mobile LAA Test Achieves 1.3 Gbps, CTO Neville Cites Foundation for 5G

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A Nokia T-Mobile LAA test achieved speeds of 1.3 Gbps using the licensed assisted access technology at the carrier’s lab in Bellevue, WA. LAA is an approach to the use of unlicensed spectrum by cellular operators. The tests supported 14-layer transmissions using Nokia’s commercial AirScale...Learn More

T-Mobile and MetroPCS Lead the Pack in J.D. Power Wireless Purchase Experience Studies

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February 15, 2018 — BELLEVUE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–J.D. Power today announced that T-Mobile and MetroPCS (NASDAQ: TMUS) topped the lists of the 2018 J.D. Power U.S. Wireless Purchase Experience Studies for full-service and non-contract providers, respectively. T-Mobile swept every category in the full-service study, including cost of service, offerings and...Learn More

Your New Pay TV Provider – T-Mobile

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T-Mobile has closed on its acquisition of Layer 3 TV, positioning the wireless carrier to attempt to disrupt the pay TV industry with T-Mobile TV. From all indications, T-Mobile looks to bring its ‘uncarrier’ attitude that it’s used successfully to shake up the wireless industry...Learn More

Speed Tests Show Unlimited Plan Impact on Wireless Speeds Reversing, T-Mobile Still Tops

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After all four of the nation’s largest wireless carriers introduced unlimited plans early last year, the industry saw major shifts in average 4G speeds. Both AT&T and Verizon saw their average speeds drop for six straight months, according to OpenSignal, which collects data from consumer...Learn More

T-Mobile Magenta Offers NB-IoT Connectivity for $6 a Year

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T-Mobile has launched Magenta, a Narrow Band-IoT-based platform for connecting and coordinating IoT devices. The T-Mobile Magenta service will cost $6 per year for up to 12 MB per connected device under terms of a special offer. NB-IoT is an LTE-Advanced based approach developed under...Learn More

Nokia, T-Mobile US and Intel Collaborate to Bring T-Mobile’s First Commercial Hardware Based 5G 28 GHz Cell on Air

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3 January 2018 — Bellevue, WA – Nokia, T-Mobile and Intel have reached a major milestone in their 5G collaboration by bringing a 28 GHz outdoor 5G commercial radio system on air in the busy downtown corridor of Bellevue in Washington state. A data session was conducted...Learn More

Top Telecom Stories of 2017 (7 High-Profile, 3 Low-Profile)

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It was virtually impossible to miss some of the top telecom stories of 2017 –such as the recent Net Neutrality reversal or carriers’ ongoing 5G and fixed wireless activities. Some other important stories initially got a bit of attention but then faded from the collective...Learn More

T-Mobile Enters Pay-TV Business with Layer3 Acquisition

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In what T-Mobile CEO John Legere calls the next phase of their ‘un-carrier’ strategy, the wireless provider announced an acquisition of IPTV pay-TV provider Layer3. The acquisition catapults T-Mobile into the rapidly evolving video business. “People love their TV, but they hate their TV providers....Learn More

Sprint Hulu Deal: Three of the Big Four Now Bundle Video with Wireless

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A Sprint Hulu deal, announced today, will include the over-the-top video provider’s Limited Commercials service at no charge for customers who purchase Sprint’s Unlimited service. Sprint is the third of the four major wireless carriers to make bundled moves on the video front as video...Learn More

T-Mobile Silver Star Deal Involves Spectrum Assets in Idaho and Wyoming

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A proposed T-Mobile Silver Star Telephone deal would put Silver Star 700 MHz spectrum in parts of Idaho and Wyoming in T-Mobile’s hands, enabling T-Mobile to expand its coverage in eight counties. Silver Star began offering phone service almost 100 years ago but since then...Learn More

T-Mobile LTE Advanced Now in More Than 920 Markets, Gigabit LTE Available in Nearly Half of Them

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T-Mobile has expanded the T-Mobile LTE Advanced footprint to more than 920 markets. T-Mobile claims the 920 markets surpass those of other carriers that have deployed LTE Advanced technology. T-Mobile also said it has three speed-boosting technologies – carrier aggregation, 4X4 MIMO and 256 QAM –...Learn More

T-Mobile Curls Up With Nest for Home Security Bundle

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A T-Mobile home security package featuring Nest home security equipment will soon go on sale, giving T-Mobile a path into the rapidly evolving home security market. T-Mobile joins a host of other communications service providers who now offer some form of home security, including AT&T...Learn More

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