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T-Mobile wants to fix rural America's lack of ISP competition with 5G backed wireless broadband

Today, T-Mobile has announced plans to "un-carrier" the broadband market for the home market and launch its own service aimed at providing speeds over 100 Mbps to 90% of the US population. T-Mobile's wireless home provider will eventually be powered by the company's upcoming 5G network, but meanwhile, it unveils a 4G pilot program to test the idea. According to John Legere – T-Mobile's superfluous and often hyperbolic CEO, Vem made the announcement earlier today – 28.9% of US households and 61.1% of households "rural" have access to one or fewer broadband providers. It is over a quarter of the Americans who most often have a choice of home use at basic speeds, and the picture is even darker (45% / 76% of "rural") when looking at high speed 1 00Mbps + options. 19659003] Legends say that these customers are "held hostage" when it comes to internet access. Although it really is a dramatic way to put it, given today's demands for internet access to be a functional member of society, he is not wrong. Customers in many markets have only two choices when it comes to broadband speed internet: A regional monopoly like Comcast or to go without. T-Mobile's CEO is convinced that it can apply its usual level of interference in the home internet market. "If it's ever been an industry that has more interruptions than wireless, it's Cableopoly. So we'll change the way we changed wirelessly!" While T-Mobile's ultimate plans include providing home-based home care services over…

Today, T-Mobile has announced plans to “un-carrier” the broadband market for the home market and launch its own service aimed at providing speeds over 100 Mbps to 90% of the US population. T-Mobile’s wireless home provider will eventually be powered by the company’s upcoming 5G network, but meanwhile, it unveils a 4G pilot program to test the idea.

According to John Legere – T-Mobile’s superfluous and often hyperbolic CEO, Vem made the announcement earlier today – 28.9% of US households and 61.1% of households “rural” have access to one or fewer broadband providers. It is over a quarter of the Americans who most often have a choice of home use at basic speeds, and the picture is even darker (45% / 76% of “rural”) when looking at high speed 1

00Mbps + options. 19659003] Legends say that these customers are “held hostage” when it comes to internet access. Although it really is a dramatic way to put it, given today’s demands for internet access to be a functional member of society, he is not wrong. Customers in many markets have only two choices when it comes to broadband speed internet: A regional monopoly like Comcast or to go without.

T-Mobile’s CEO is convinced that it can apply its usual level of interference in the home internet market. “If it’s ever been an industry that has more interruptions than wireless, it’s Cableopoly. So we’ll change the way we changed wirelessly!”

While T-Mobile’s ultimate plans include providing home-based home care services over 5G, currently it has decided to test things with a 4G LTE pilot program. Markets included in this program have not been named yet, even though the company’s 4G powered routers will be provided to customers in the program for free, with later upgrades to 5G hardware.

Finally, the company plans to deliver speeds over 100 Mbps to 90% of the US population via 5G. T-Mobile’s technology will be self-installed via a router and an app, no setup meetings (or associated fees) are required. The company claims that the service will be offered at an aggressively low price, without annual service contracts or installation fees, but actual figures are definitely missing at this time.

T-Mobile plans to have 9.5 million 5G home broadband customers by 2024.

Given the timing and clear mention of certain parts of the plan occurring after the expected merger, the odds of this message being at least half sustainable to ensure that the merger with Sprint is approved by the US government. Still, if T-Mobile can really offer more customers the right options when it comes to internet for the home, the supplemented competition can in any case help drive high prices in many captured markets.

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