26 Facts About T-Mobile


T-Mobile is the brand name used by some of the mobile communications subsidiaries of the German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom AG in the Czech Republic, Poland, the United States and by the former subsidiary in the Netherlands .

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T-Mobile brand was introduced in 1996 and the name was previously used by subsidiaries in other countries, including Austria, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia, and the United Kingdom .

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T-Mobile had financial stakes in mobile operators in both Central and Eastern Europe.

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On 16 August 2021, T-Mobile announced that a hacker had illegally accessed more than 76 million Americans' private data, with an American hacker named John Binns later claiming responsibility.

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T-Mobile entered the Croatian market in October 1999 when DT initially acquired a thirty-five percent interest in Hrvatski telekom, including its cell phone service provider Cronet.

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T-Mobile was previously known as Paegas in the Czech Republic.

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On 19 October 2005, T-Mobile was the first operator in the Czech Republic to launch this third-generation technology under the name Internet 4G.

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T-Mobile was called T-Mobile Hungary, but after some financial decisions, as with the other T- companies, it formed to Magyar Telekom Nyrt.

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T-Mobile provides high-speed services, like EDGE, 3G, and HSDPA in Hungary's major cities.

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T-Mobile has been operating in the Macedonian market since 1996.

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T-Mobile Macedonia applied for a UMTS licence on 1 August 2007.

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T-Mobile brand entered the Montenegrin market in 2006 through the acquisition of MoNet GSM mobile provider.

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T-Mobile Montenegro is fully owned by T-Crnogorski Telekom, which is itself owned by Magyar Telekom, a DT subsidiary.

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T-Mobile currently holds around 34 percent of the Montenegrin market and uses GSM 900, GPRS, and EDGE technologies.

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T-Mobile brand entered the Slovak market in May 2005, after rebranding the EuroTel network from Eurotel Bratislava to T-Mobile Slovensko nowadays Telekom.

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On 1 July 2010, Slovak Telekom and T-Mobile Slovensko merged into one company on the Slovak market under the name Telekom; T-Mobile brand no more remains active in the mobile-business area, as well as the T-Com in the fixed-business area.

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T-Mobile UK started life as Mercury One2One, the world's first GSM 1800 mobile network.

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T-Mobile launched their 3G UMTS services in the Autumn of 2003.

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In 2009, France Telecom's Orange and DT, T-Mobile's parent, announced they were in advanced talks to merge their UK operations to create the UK's largest mobile operator.

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Orange and T-Mobile continued as separate brands in the market until 2015, both run by the new parent company.

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T-Mobile operates the second largest wireless network in the U S market with over 95 million customers and annual revenues of $32 billion.

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On 1 May 2013, the combined company, now known as T-Mobile US, began trading on the New York Stock Exchange as a public company.

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T-Mobile was the official sponsor of English Football League Championship side West Bromwich Albion and previously sponsored Rotherham United as well as Scottish Premier League clubs Rangers and Celtic.

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T-Mobile co-sponsored Everton with the One2One brand and they sponsored the 2002 FA Youth Cup Final.

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T-Mobile was a kit sponsor for English club Birmingham City.

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T-Mobile has banner ads at some matches of Mexico's top association football league, Liga MX, despite not having a presence in that country.

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