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Mint Mobile Will Be A Part Of T-Mobile Effective May 1 2024
T-Mobile’s Acquisition Of Mint Mobile Gains FCC Approval, Deal Closing May 1
Joe Paonessa - Apr 26, 2024
The FCC stated on 4/25/24 that it approved T-Mobile’s acquisition of the Ka’ena Corporation and its subsidiaries, including Mint Mobile and Ultra Mobile. The approval came just two days after T-Mobile notified the FCC that it would implement a new 60-day unlocking policy for Mint Mobile and Ultra Mobile if
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T-Mobile Agrees To Buy Mint Mobile
T-Mobile Agrees To Purchase Mint Mobile, Is It A Move To Stifle Competition?
Joe Paonessa - Mar 16, 2023
Yesterday, T-Mobile announced that it reached a deal, pending regulatory approval, to purchase Ka’ena Corporation including all of its subsidiaries and brands at a price of up to $1.35 billion. The purchase price is dependent on if a few incentives are met between now and the time the deal closes,
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Google Fi Data Breach
T-Mobile’s Data Breach Impacted Google Fi & Metro by T-Mobile
Joe Paonessa - Feb 2, 2023
T-Mobile has repeatedly experienced data breaches over the years. The carrier announced its latest data breach about two weeks ago. This one resulted in data from 37 million customers being stolen. T-Mobile says that customer information was obtained between November 25, 2022, through January 5, 2023. The data was obtained
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T-Mobile Essentials $45 Base Unlimited Plan
T-Mobile Rumored To Launch New $45 Unlimited Essentials Plan
Joe Paonessa - Apr 16, 2022
According to a Reddit post, T-Mobile is readying the launch of a new postpaid Essentials plan. The poster, who has a disdain for the plan, says it will launch on April 21st. It will cost $45/month for unlimited talk and text with 20GB of high-speed data. The interesting part is
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A Wave Of Spam Text Messages Has Begun To Hit T-Mobile Subscribers
T-Mobile Customers Report Receiving Spam Messages Similar To Verizon
Joe Paonessa - Apr 8, 2022
A little over a week ago, Verizon subscribers were receiving spam text messages coming from numbers spoofed to look like they were the recipient’s actual phone number. Chris Welch, of The Verge, reported on the issue and was also a recipient of one of the spam messages. The messages read
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T-Mobile Prepaid Has A Free Phone Upgrade Offer For Its 3G Network Using Customers
T-Mobile Offers Its Prepaid 3G Customers Free Upgrade To 5G Phone
Joe Paonessa - Apr 4, 2022
T-Mobile is scheduled to turn off its legacy 3G network on July 1, 2022. With T-Mobile’s upcoming 3G network shutdown date fast approaching, the company will need to get any remaining customers it has on that network to upgrade their devices before that date arrives or their service will stop
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T-Mobile Prepaid Connect Plan Updates March 2022
T-Mobile Updates Prepaid Connect Plans, Now Get 1GB For $10
Joe Paonessa - Mar 21, 2022
T-Mobile announced today that it has increased the data allotments for its T-Mobile Prepaid Connect plans. The $15 and $25 plans got 500MB data increases to 3GB and 6GB respectively. Some new plan options have also been introduced including a $10 plan with 1GB of data. The new plans and
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T-Mobile Has A New Plan Magenta Max
T-Mobile’s Magenta Max Plan Is More Hype Than Bite
Joe Paonessa - Feb 22, 2021
T-Mobile has announced that on 2/24/2022 a new wireless plan will become available called “Magenta Max.” The plan was announced in typical T-Mobile grandiose fashion, with more hype than bite. T-Mobile proclaimed in a press release that it’s “un-leashing 5G like no one else.” Magenta Max is “the first and
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Mike Sievert, President And CEO Of T-Mobile, Unveils New 4 Lines For $100 Offer
Fact Checking T-Mobile’s Claims That 4 Unlimited Lines For $100 Is Unheard Of In Postpaid
Joe Paonessa - Jul 23, 2020
On July 23, 2020, T-Mobile unveiled a couple of new offers that will officially go live on July 24, 2020. As usual with T-Mobile, the announcement came with a whole lot of pomp and circumstance and some truth-bending claims. You can read the full and official press release detailing the
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Hundreds More T-Mobile Employees Will Soon No Longer Be With T-Mobile
T-Mobile Sprint Post Merger Blues Continue With Even More Job Layoffs
Joe Paonessa - Jun 16, 2020
April 4, 2019, was the date that T-Mobile’s then CEO, John Legere, made big and bold promises about the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger. A great emphasis was placed on the claim that “The New T-Mobile Will Create Jobs From Day One.” Well, to quote a popular John Legere phrase, “it’s time
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Metro By T-Mobile Store Stock Photo February, 6, 2020 Minneapolis
T-Mobile Sprint Post Merger Jobs Promise Continues To Ring Hollow, Metro Dealers Must Pivot To New Brands
Joe Paonessa - May 2, 2020
April 1, 2020, otherwise known as April Fool’s day was the day the Sprint and T-Mobile merger closed. But did T-Mobile fool government regulatory agencies and the public with that closure? It will likely take several years before we can truly answer that question. But early indications certainly leave a
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T-Mobile Prepaid's Tax Season Deals Are An Extension Of Previous Offers
T-Mobile Prepaid’s Tax Season Offers Feature Free Phones, 2 Line For $65, And 4 Lines For $100
Joe Paonessa - Feb 12, 2020
T-Mobile Prepaid’s tax season offers are here.  The lead offer is for one of several free smartphones including the Moto E6 when customers purchase an $80 service credit.  Another offer being promoted as a tax day deal is 2 unlimited lines for $65/month.  There’s also an offer of 4 lines
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T-Mobile Prepaid Launches $60 Unlimited Plus Plan
T-Mobile Prepaid Launches Unlimited Plus Plan With 10GB Hotspot For $60/Month
Joe Paonessa - Nov 1, 2019
T-Mobile Prepaid has launched a new unlimited LTE data plan called “Simply Prepaid Unlimited Plus.”  For $60/month plus taxes and fees, subscribers get unlimited talk, text, and LTE data with 10GB of mobile hotspot at 4G LTE data speeds.  Video streaming is limited to 480p on smartphones and tablets.  After
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T-Mobile Prepaid Offering 2 Unlimited Data Lines For $65/Month
T-Mobile Prepaid Secret Deal, Get 2 Unlimited LTE Data Lines For $65/Month
Joe Paonessa - Sep 20, 2019
T-Mobile Prepaid has quietly launched a hot new deal.  Customers who need 2 lines of service can now get a plan with unlimited talk, text and LTE data for $65/month.  The plan is not featured on the T-Mobile Prepaid website, but the carrier is sending out text messages to select
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T-Mobile Announces New Unlimited Plan For Customers Aged 55 And Up
T-Mobile Offering 2 Unlimited LTE Data Lines For $55/Month To Those 55+ Years Old
Joe Paonessa - Sep 5, 2019
T-Mobile is launching a new plan for those aged 55 years and up.  The new plan is called Essentials Unlimited 55 and it will offer subscribers unlimited talk, text, and LTE data for $40/month with auto-pay billing enabled.  If you need two lines the price is just $55/month with auto-pay
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