Mobile 5G network to launch December 6

T-Mobile’s John Legere doesn’t rule out price cut for Sprint merger

T-Mobile says it plans to take the first step by flipping the switch on its national 5G network on December 6.

The "Connecting Heroes" program is meant to give first responders (such as police, firefighters and medical workers) free access to the carrier's 5G network for ten years.

While the T-Mobile and Sprint merger hasn't been formally finished at this time, with the FCC having as of late given the arrangement its last endorsement, T-Mobile is as of now discussing what it will do with its newly discovered assets and the arrangement incorporates a declaration of the organization's least expensive telephone plan ever.

All of the major carriers in the U.S. offer reduced cost plans for emergency workers.


And T-Mobile will offer free wireless service and hotspots, along with lower-priced laptops and tablets, to 10 million USA families over five years. This difference means T-Mobile's network might have slightly slower speeds, but it might also be better at penetrating buildings and tree cover compared to Verizon and AT&T's 5G networks. The program, called T-Mobile Connect, while add 500MB of data to the plan each year. T-Mobile said this includes all public and non-profit state and local police, fire and EMS agencies across the country.

"We have a deep and genuine commitment to connecting first responders and using technology to enrich education, not marketing stunts contingent on getting something approved", the AT&T spokesperson said. On top of that, it says it will roll out a new, $15-per-month prepaid service that offers unlimited talk and text, plus 2 gigabytes of data.

The company also launched its lowest-cost plan yet. "With the 5G network New T-Mobile will create, we can do our part to help say thanks", Legere said. That's compared to their $30 a month plan that requires four lines, which is T-Mobile's next lowest cost plan. T-Mobile and Sprint expect the merger to be closed early in 2020. It's only being held up now by a lawsuit brought by a group of state attorneys general who want to block the deal, but the company is hoping efforts like these can build up some additional support for the deal.

Till now, there is no official confirmation about the merger between T-mobile and Sprint.

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