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T-Mobile shuts down Sprint's 5G network as merger operations continue
With T-Mobile’s acquisition of Sprint in full swing, it’s time for some big changes. Following a test run in New York, T-Mobile has now completely shut down the Sprint 5G network across the United States.
That means many Sprint 5G phones out in the wild will no longer see 5G speeds. The exceptions to this are the Samsung Galaxy S20, LG V60 ThinQ, and OnePlus 8 which have band support for T-Mobile’s 5G network.
The Sprint 5G network was live in parts of Chicago, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Washington, DC, Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Kansas City, and
Instead, T-Mobile is offering a series of deals for Sprint customers to trade in their 5G phones for a different model that will work properly on T-Mobile. You can find all the info you need on that here.
Want to get your hands on a 5G T-Mobile smartphone? Here are the best ones available right now.
Is the T-Mobile plan above not right for you? Here are some other carrier deals you should check out.