Mobile begins piloting in-home LTE internet service

T-Mobile opens a home internet trial in rural and underserved areas

However, if it is allowed to acquire Sprint, then the New T-Mobile could provide high-speed 5G home internet to more than half the USA with capacity for 9.5 million households by 2024.

While T-Mobile's ultimate plans involve providing home internet service over 5G, for the time being it has chose to test things out with a 4G LTE pilot program.

Yep, you read that correctly - T-Mobile is about to become a home ISP, just like Verizon and AT&T. The program will be limited to current T-Mobile customers, and there's no way to request access. T-Mobile also promises the home connections will be unlimited. After using 50GB, T-Mobile customers may get lower speeds than other customers if they are in a congested network area.

With its Home Internet service, T-Mobile notes that your speeds may be lower than other customers during times of congestion due to data prioritization. T-Mobile's tech will be self-installed via a router and an app, no setup appointments (or associated fees) required.

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Besides expanded home Internet service, the post-merger T-Mobile "will be armed with spectrum and network assets that will build the highest capacity wireless network in United States history, covering millions with 5G, not just a few people in a few blocks of a few cities like the other guys", T-Mobile said today. They'll pay $50 per month with autopay activated. As the company announced on its official website, it will soon begin laying a foundation for "home broadband" ahead of its merger with Sprint. There are no data caps, no contracts, and no equipment costs. T-Mobile is quick to add that the new 5G home internet services will be far faster when it launches.

T-Mobile stresses that the 50,000 home rollout is just a tiny fraction of the USA market.

The merger will reduce customer choice in mobile broadband by lowering the number of nationwide wireless carriers from four to three. That's over a quarter of Americans that have at most one choice when it comes to home internet at basic speeds, and the picture is even more bleak (45%/76% of "rural") when looking at high-speed 100Mbps+ options.

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