T-Mobile is a wireless network operator founded in 1994 by John W Stanton. The company provides its network and data services in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It is a public company with German telecommunication brand Deutsche Telekom owning 43% of the company. Softbank also owns 24% shares in the company. T-Mobile and telecommunication company Sprint Corporation went through a merger on April 1, 2020, which made Sprint Corporation a subsidiary company of T-Mobile. It is the third-largest telecommunication company in the U.S. behind Verizon and AT&T. It has got more than 86 million customers.
5G Service By T-Mobile
The company strives to provide a 5G network all across the U.S. It started providing with 5G network in 2018 and initially began with 30 cities. The company has joined hands with many companies like Nokia and Ericsson. since then to spread the accessibility of 5G network to other parts of the U.S. T-Mobile company launched T-Mobile branded 2.5GHz after their merger with Sprint in Philadelphia and will soon expand it to New York. The company is going all out to provide a 5G service.
5G By T-Mobile In All States
T-Mobile has become the first state to provide 5G services in all fifty states of the U.S. This title can be perceived as only partially true. The 5G coverage in Anchorage, Alaska, is not provided directly by T-Mobile. The company provides 5G service in that area through a roaming deal with GCI. It looks like T-Mobile made this announcement for P.R. coverage as a 5G network is still not present in full swing in all states. The Alaskan 5G coverage could eventually expand to Fairbanks, Juneau, and “other fiber-served communities,” T-Mobile said.
5G By T-Mobile Limited To Few Phones
It is another thing to worry that the 5G network works in a handful of phones like Galaxy S20 and OnePlus eight series. Even so, this is positive news from the perspective of the 5G network. The focus of companies has shifted to providing good access to the 5G network at all places. Proper 5G network in all areas of the U.S. is still a distant dream, but the step taken is a welcome change towards the 5G network.