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How will the Sprint T-Mobile merger affect customers?
For now, all customers will stay with the same Sprint and T-Mobile network and service they’ve been using. Sprint customers can now visit a T-Mobile store for service; most T-Mobile branded stores can now serve both Sprint and T-Mobile customers.
How will Sprint merger affect me?
Sprint and T-Mobile are merging—finally. If you’re an existing Sprint customer, there’s nothing you need to do yet. Your phone will still work, your plan won’t change, and you can go to the same stores for service. Older Sprint phones will work until the end of 2021, and your service plan is safe until 2023.
Will Sprint customers have to switch to T-Mobile?
But most Sprint customers—those who use newer iPhone and Samsung phones—will not need to upgrade their devices in order to get on the T-Mobile network. Even those using older devices will be fine in the midterm because T-Mobile won’t switch Sprint customers over to its network immediately.
Are Sprint customers affected by T-Mobile hack?
T-Mobile and Sprint merged in April of 2020. Now the company has a total of approximately 104.7 million customers, according to its latest earnings report. Nearly half of the company’s current customers were affected by the breach.
What will happen to T-Mobile’s MVNOs after the merger?
After the merger, these MVNOs will presumably do business with New T-Mobile, the merged company. The company will also support T-Mobile’s existing MVNOs, as well as Dish, which will get access to New T-Mobile’s network for seven years if the deal closes.
What will happen to Sprint’s network after the merger with T-Mobile?
The company will maintain access to T-Mobile’s network for at least seven more years. 4 But, eventually, DISH may try to expand Boost’s service to compete with the Big Three. What else will change after the merger? There is a potential that some (or perhaps many) of Sprint’s brick-and-mortar stores could close or convert to T-Mobile stores.
Will MVNOs use sprint’s plan to maintain brands?
Along with pledges to maintain their various prepaid brands, the companies said they would encourage MVNOs to use their networks. Now, both government agencies have blessed the deal, and the companies are awaiting judicial approval. Sprint is shuttering Virgin Mobile, one of the brands it said it would maintain.
Do T-Mobile and Sprint customers still have to pay bills?
This includes people on T-Mobile, Sprint, and prepaid plans. For now, both T-Mobile and Sprint customers will continue to pay their bills as they have in the past.