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FCC proposes $200M in fines for wireless carriers that sold your location for years

The FCC has officially and finally determined that the major wireless carriers in the U.S. broke the law by secretly selling subscribers’ location data for years with almost no constraints or disclosure. But its Commissioners decry the $200 million penalty proposed to be paid by these enormously rich corporations, calling it disproportionate to the harm ...

Sprint/T-Mobile merger gets federal judge approval

The U.S. mobile landscape is on track to look a whole lot different. A hotly contested $26 billion deal between T-Mobile and Sprint just got the go ahead from a U.S. district court judge. The merger would combine the country’s third and fourth largest mobile carriers, effectively reducing the number of key carriers from four ...

Fourteen attorneys general will challenge T-Mobile and Sprint merger in court this week

After months of statements, the biggest challenge yet to T-Mobile and Sprint’s proposed merger kicks off today in a Manhattan court. The trial is the result of pushback from a coalition of attorneys general of 13 states and the District of Columbia, who have raised flags over the proposed $26 billion merging of the country’s ...

T-Mobile opens pre-orders on two 5G phones as low-band network goes live

The 5G question has long been carts and horses. The next-generation wireless network has always been an inevitability, of course, but the rollout has always felt a bit piecemeal. T-Mobile, to its credit, is looking to flip the switch all at once (kind of), launching a “nationwide” deployment of 5G to a coverage area it ...

T-Mobile confirms 1 million hit by data breach

Cellular phone provider T-Mobile on Monday is confirming earlier reports of a data breach, and says the breach affected over a million of its customers.

Here's the disclosure to affected users.

More than one million T-Mobile customers' personal data were exposed to a malicious actor, but no financial or password data.

TechCrunch:

The data exposed ...

More than 1 million T-Mobile customers exposed by breach

T-Mobile has confirmed a data breach affecting more than a million of its customers, whose personal data (but no financial or password data) was exposed to a malicious actor. The company alerted the affected customers but did not provide many details in its official account of the hack. The company said in its disclosure to ...

T-Mobile says recent ‘criminal hack’ got personal data of some prepaid wireless customers

T-Mobile today admitted that a recent "criminal hack" accessed personal data of some prepaid wireless customers' accounts.

From USA Today's Mike Snider:

The wireless provider's cybersecurity team discovered the breach recently and "shut down malicious, unauthorized access" to some prepaid accounts, T-Mobile said in a security notice posted on company's website.

T-Mobile says it notified law enforcement ...

T-Mobile CEO John Legere to step down

11.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

After more than seven years on the job, T-Mobile CEO John Legere is stepping down. The enigmatic executive will give way to current company president and COO Mike Sievert when Legere's contract expires at the end of April, T-Mobile announced Monday m... ...