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Why privacy settings can't keep your location secret

Phone carriers can sell location data to third parties, and you can't opt out.
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Phone firms say merger would boost 5G in U.S.

Apr 30, 2018
The telecom world could be getting a bit smaller. T-Mobile announced yesterday it would be acquiring Sprint in a $26 million all-stock deal. The two companies said the merger will mean that American companies will be able to implement fifth-generation wireless technology, or 5G, faster than anyone else — specifically the Chinese. But will U.S. […]

Sprint and T-Mobile have to sell $26.5 billion deal to antitrust cops

A merger between the two companies could mean higher prices for you.
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Mobile merger greenlight more likely now

Sep 21, 2017
Sprint and T-Mobile have tried to merge before, but federal regulators nixed the plan. The business climate under Trump may smooth the way for a deal. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

T-Mobile’s getting rid of that second phone problem. Wait, hasn’t that been solved?

May 30, 2017
If you use T-Mobile as your cellphone carrier, you’ll be getting a new, free service called DIGITS tomorrow (Weds 5/31). Here’s how it works: You can get calls from multiple numbers to one phone or use one phone number across multiple devices. So, for example, send text messages from your laptop or redirect work calls […]

T-mobile to give out free data for Pokémon Go players

Jul 14, 2016
The wireless company tries to lure users with a promotional plan tied to the mobile gaming phenomenon.

What T-Mobile's 'Binge On' means for net neutrality

Nov 11, 2015
The "Binge On" service will provide users with unlimited video streaming.

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This phone and TV merger is all about spectrum

Jun 4, 2015
Dish Network and T-Mobile could be merging, and the demand for wireless streaming is behind it.

T-Mobile wants more beachfront spectrum

Jun 1, 2015
T-Mobile could be fighting an uphill battle for a bigger piece of the pie.