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T-Mobile continues using Sprint’s 2.5GHz spectrum for its triple-layer 5G network

June 17, 2021

When T-Mobile announced that it was going to merge with Sprint in a $26.5 billion deal on April 29, 2018, many wondered why a carrier on the rise like T-Mobile would be interested in a carrier that was on the way down-like Sprint. But those who knew what Sprint had knew that the main reason for doing the deal had nothing to do with combining both firm’s wireless operations.

T-Mobile continues integrating Sprint’s mid-band spectrum as it continues to build out its triple layer cake 5G

The real reason why T-Mobile wanted Sprint was to get its hands on the latter’s 2.5GHz mid-band spectrum which was needed to create the triple-layer cake 5G service that could end up making T-Mobile the King of 5G in the states.

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