T-Mobile USA Experiencing Network Problems
T-Mobile USA has confirmed that its cellular network is experiencing both voice and data outages. In a statement earlier tonight, the company said, "T-Mobile customers may be experiencing service disruptions impacting voice and data. Our rapid response teams have been mobilized to restore service as quickly as possible." T-Mobile would not confirm how widespread the outages are. T-Mobile recently had a serious service interruption for its Sidekick line of devices. At 9:10 pm Eastern time, T-Mobile issued a new statement, saying, "We're making good progress restoring voice and messaging service to affected customers. At this time, approximately 5 percent of T-Mobile customers are experiencing service disruptions. Issues began at approximately 5:30 pm Eastern time. Our rapid response team is working continuously to fully resolve this disruption. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience that this has caused our customers."
Comcast Details Mobile Phone Service as Xfinity Mobile
Comcast today revealed details of its forthcoming Xfinity Mobile phone service. The company will use Verizon's 4G LTE network for the service, using an existing MVNO agreement.
Verizon's Billing System Takes a Tumble
Verizon Wireless today confirmed that its billing system is experiencing problems, and in some case preventing customers from accessing or adjusting their accounts. The outages appear to be limited to several states in the northeast, midwest, and south.
T-Mobile Fined $17.5 Million Over 911 Outage
T-Mobile has settled with the FCC regarding two separate 911 outages on its national wireless network that prevented customers from reaching emergency services for a period of three hours. T-Mobile agreed to pay the FCC $17.5 million in fines and take steps to improve the strength of its network and 911 services.
T-Mobile to Squelch Data Speeds of Terms Violators
T-Mobile has confirmed reports that it may throttle down the data speeds of customers who it says violate the company's terms of service. "A very small number of our customers are misusing their Simple Choice Unlimited data service in violation of their rate plan and terms and conditions by bypassing the default tethering feature or engaging in peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing," said T-Mobile in a statement provided to FierceWireless.
Verizon Bags Plan to Throttle Heaviest Users
Verizon Wireless today said it will not move forward with a "network optimization" plan that would have throttled the mobile data speeds of its heaviest users. Verizon announced its intent to slow down the speeds of grandfathered-in unlimited data customers based on monthly usage and local cell-site conditions, but met with resistance from both the government and customers.
Hey Hey Hey GoodbYE
Na Na Na Naaaaa
It's over. Move on.
People were having serious issues
In market roaming fears...
A carrier that has an always reliable native network w/ few, if any, coverage holes has nothing to fear from including in market roaming.
So, conversely, if a carrier does not permit in market roaming (e.g. VZW, AT&T, T-Mobile), then just what is it afraid of?
T-Mobile USA Experiencing Problems.......period!
Go away from an urban populated area, no coverage. Might as well get MetroPCS.
Some places have already come back online.
it's T-Mobile.... I mean service outage can happen at any time but seems like T-Mobile is having a lot of problems lately. First server crash/data loss. Now this.
Any carrier, anywhere can have a disr...
on the funny side though
I love T-Mobile...
not like anything is new here...
Don't you just get tired of making tedious remarks completely devoid of fact?
I wonder how T-mobile got in touch with their own rapid response team.
T-mobile has been so poor with their service in Honolulu that this last episode will be the last that I have with them. Thankfully I'm personally on Sprint and didn't notice until I couldn't get in touch with my wi