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T-Mobile launches $100K Twitter contest to mark addition of 121 cities to its 5G network

Robin Layton

Oct 3, 2020 — 1 min read

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T-Mobile continued its nationwide 5G rollout by adding 121 cities in September, making it now available in 210 areas.

To mark the occasion, the communications company launched a $100K giveaway contest through Twitter. 

The company plans to give five participants $5,000 each during various giveaways planned over the next several months. The first Twitter-based event kicked off on Sept. 30 on @TMobile. To enter future giveaways, tag @TMobile and use #5Gsfor5G and #Contest.  

T-Mobile’s 5G network is on the 2.5 GHz mid-band spectrum and advertises speeds averaging 300 Mbps to 1 Gig. A recent press release says what makes T-Mobile’s use of mid-band signals different is that they “can go through walls, windows and trees, unlike 5G networks limited by mmWave spectrum,” which is used by other carriers. 

T-Mobile adds 1,000 mid-band 5G sites a month and hopes to have thousands of cities and towns added by the end of 2020.    

Search T-Mobile’s coverage map to see if 5G is available in your area.

Robin Layton

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Editor, Broadband Content

Robin is an editor with Allconnect, handling broadband content. She holds an English degree from Shepherd University in West Virginia. She has worked as an editor, writer and designer for several newspapers acro… Read more

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