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No School Like The #NewTMobile; Communications New-Giant Pushing 5G Out December 6th

What a difference 6 months makes.

T-Mobile announced today, under the hashtag #NewTMobile several things -
  • Low Prices
  • 5G Nationwide
  • And all on December 6th

They did all this with a livestream featuring John Legere.

T-Mobile is pushing a narrative about this being for the greater good, in order to sooth the 5 of us who were concerned about the (approved by the FCC) merger between T-Mobile and Sprint.

 There are services they mention that lean toward that -

  • Free Unlimited Data Plans for First Responders 
  • Lower pricing.
  • Free Internet for low-income families affected by the Homework Gap - When students can't do online homework because they simply have no internet service. (And that's why municipal broadband needs to be a thing nationwide)
  • A hashtag - #5GForGood

So, how does 5G work?
 2.5GHz Spectrum should be ready on launch. How is that different than the current speeds available?

Remember - in April, Verizon tested their 5G in Chicago - to 'Needs improvement' results. With the combo of Sprint + T-Mobile coverage, and the fact that this is coming out 8 months later, it should work better.

The new pricing - T-Mobile Connect - is as follows:

  •  2GB of Data a month - 15$
  • 5GB of Data a month - 25$
  • .5GB extra every month after a year.
I used to sell cell phones - Verizon and AT&T were the popular ones then - And the data pricing was a lot more for 5GB a month, If I remember correctly, it was about 60$ a month. Provided that coverage is good in your area, this is really nice.

I've yet to find word about migrating plans from older users, or military discounts.

There were a few Questions answered and asked during the even that were so heavy on the PR statements, I just took the tech bits out and posted it in the appropriate sections above.

They also mentioned the plethora of jobs this would create - Remember my name when the time comes.

EMPLOYERS: Are you ready for 5G?


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