T-Mobile may be running out of time to press its 5G advantage: The company plans to slash its home 5G internet service by 17% in an effort to grow its 5G subscriber count and pull users aways from traditional broadband.
A new report shows how Black rural adults are nearly twice as likely as white rural adults to lack home internet access.
Direct satellite to phone connectivity could threaten traditional telecoms, but prohibitively expensive satellite launches mean that likely won’t happen anytime soon: Space startup Lynk successfully demonstrated a two-way link between an unmodified mobile phone and its satellite, which, if scaled, could be used to provide satellite internet anywhere on earth.
Big Tech’s undersea cable expansion could trap it in a geopolitical crossfire: Facebook’s addition of Asian landing points will make its 2Africa undersea cable the world’s largest when it's finished.
US looks to set an example with Chinese telecom equipment reimbursements: The FCC’s $1.9B program will reimburse small US carriers for replacing banned Huawei and ZTE telecommunications equipment.
Schools and libraries across the US will split $1.2B and 3M devices from the Emergency Connectivity Fund.
T-Mobile added a new cellular label called 5GUC, ostensibly to provide clarity—but the abundance of different labels may be having the opposite effect.
More than 90 groups signed a letter demanding Apple cease rollout of its CSAM scanning tool, citing the potential for misuse. The continued pressure could stand as a major inflection point in Apple’s brand history.
he massive data breach exposed nearly 8M subs’ critical personal information and impactedmore than 40M others—this could rattle consumer trust in T-Mobile yet again amid US telecoms’ heated fight for 5G subscribers
The FCC’s first-ever mobile broadband map is an attempt to correct for years of inaccurate FCC broadband data, but it doesn’t let users meaningfully compare carrier performance.
AT&T and Verizon hope crowds returning to stadiums and music venues will provide attractive 5G use cases. But most consumers remain unaware of 5G—and new virus variants threaten to upend telecoms’ plans.