All USA articles – Page 9

  • TMUS lends AT&T a helping 3G hand (until July)

    TMUS lends AT&T a helping 3G hand (until July)


    Under pressure from the Alarm Industry Communications Committee, AT&T signs 3G roaming deal with TMUS. AICC says it is ‘too little, too late’ and that “millions of Americans” will be left without emergency home alarms. TMUS to shutter 3G network on 1 July 2022.

  • Q4 FY21: New T‑Mobile mega-project remains on track

    DT Q4 FY21: New T-Mobile US mega-project remains on track


    Momentum maintained on customer growth, despite rivals’ efforts to exploit post-Sprint vulnerabilities. NatCo claims to be through worst of post-Sprint churn phase. Synergy extraction programme said to be ahead of plan. DT executives remain delighted with development of American powerhouse and have options regarding plan to regain majority share. ...

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    Products & Services

    FamilyMode relaunch now in T-Mobile’s hands


    TMUS partner Smith Micro completes its work on the new SafePath 7-based FamilyMode 3.0 product. TMUS launch on SafePath 7 provides vendor with ‘migration blueprint’ for rival operators.

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    T-Mobile US reshuffles executive team


    Mike Katz assumes resurrected CMO role to lead beefed-up Marketing function. Jon Freier to head operator’s customer care operations, replacing Callie Field, who takes on leadership role at T-Mobile for Business.

  • T-Mobile US wheels in Amdocs for data management
    Partnerships & Alliances

    T-Mobile US wheels in Amdocs for data management


    Amdocs CEO flags “multi-year” deal on DataONE, the vendor’s cloud-based data management system. Closer BSS integration following Sprint merger, and gaining actionable insights from customer behaviour, appear key goals. DataONE contract follows last year’s adoption of amdocsONE to provide “next-generation” comms and media services.

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    Enterprise (B2B)

    T-Mobile expands beyond US, goes transatlantic on IoT


    DT and American NatCo pick a safe, greenfield side-line of cross-border IoT as first target for international B2B collaboration plan they flagged in 2021. Move comes with T-Mobile quietly beginning to look beyond USA for opportunities, raising strategic questions for DT and its own international B2B interests.

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    Nabiax mulling sale of ex-Telefónica data centre bundle


    Business set up through Asterion–Telefónica partnership reported to be assessing demand for set of eleven data centres in Americas. Move appears to shift focus of Nabiax, and its commercial tie-up with Telefónica, towards Spain. Centres were picked up in 2019 and 2021, as part of Telefónica’s trimming of Hispam ...

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    Suppliers & SCM

    Assurant tools up for T-Mobile in store repair deal


    Assurant recruits 2,000 technicians and managers to lead same-day repairs service at T-Mobile stores. Contract comes with substantial investment requirements, but upsides anticipated in the coming year. Sprint migration also completed.

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    BT people moves: BT Federal fills out


    Mike Barthlow appointed CEO at BT’s US public sector division, with senior reports changed in parallel. BT’s healthcare focus tightened with a new HealthTech Incubator under Harmeen Mehta’s Digital domain and strategic health programme lead named at Enterprise. Openreach Service Delivery changes as Olly Kunc ships out.

  • Elsewhere in T-Mobile US: renewable energy migration achieved

    Elsewhere in T-Mobile US: renewable energy migration achieved


    Green target achieved; Millicom partnered on Latin American enterprise; Audi takes on 4G data.

  • T-Mobile US hit by SIM swap attack

    T-Mobile US hit by SIM swap attack


    Small-scale data breach is latest of recent TMUS security incidents.

  • T Mobile US flies above 5G turbulence in C Band

    T-Mobile US flies above 5G turbulence in C-Band


    Ray happily explains that C-Band interference concerns raised by FAA and airlines do not impact TMUS. When NatCo’s C-band licences come into use in late-2023, Ray confident issues surrounding airline safety will have been resolved. Dispute causes mid-band 5G take-off delays for AT&T and Verizon.

  • T Mobile US adds more mid band spectrum

    T-Mobile US adds more mid-band spectrum


    NatCo acquires nearly 200 licences in FCC auction of 3.45GHz–3.55GHz airwaves. Ray not worried by growing mid-band arsenal of AT&T and Verizon.

  • New business boosts Atento diversification drive

    New business boosts Atento diversification drive


    Former Telefónica subsidiary flags growth in new sectors and USA as it expects legacy revenues from Spanish operator to dwindle. Cyberattack in Brazil disrupted services but will not affect financial guidance.

  • SignalWire secures investment from DT’s TIP
    Venturing & Investments

    SignalWire secures investment from DT’s strategic fund


    Telekom Innovation Pool gets involved following $30m (€27m) Series-B round in June.

  • FamilyMode relaunch now pegged for early‑2022

    FamilyMode relaunch now pegged for early-2022


    TMUS partner Smith Micro confirms deal has finally been struck on a new SafePath 7-based FamilyMode 3.0 product. Agreement enables TMUS to tidy up a range of legacy Sprint and T-Mobile family safety offerings.

  • T‑Mobile launches Paramount+ add-on

    T-Mobile launches Paramount+ add-on


    Un-Carrier signs broad distribution agreement with ViacomCBS to grant access to Paramount+ streaming platform for all contract customers. Complimentary first-year subscription added to T-Mobile’s existing Apple TV+ and Netflix offers.

  • Headline data: forward motion

    DT Q3 FY21 headline data: forward motion


    Group juggernaut rolls on with all major dials heading upwards. Commercial strength seen in Germany and USA. CFO reassures on leverage following C-band splurge.

  • Elsewhere in T-Mobile US: VoNR not yet ready
    Strategy & Change

    Elsewhere in T-Mobile US: VoNR not yet ready


    VoNR not yet ready; retail partnerships boost footprint; Google tie-up surfaces with new plan.

  • T-Mobile testing cell tower battery alternatives

    T-Mobile testing cell tower battery alternatives


    TMUS conducting beta tests for ultra-capacitor replacement at cell towers, with potential to replace lead acid batteries.