What you need to know
- PCMag has crowned T-Mobile as the fastest carrier in the United States for the first time.
- The "Uncarrier" beat out AT&T and Verizon in the outlet's annual network test.
T-Mobile has beat out AT&T and Verizon to become America's fastest mobile network.
In the annual network test conducted by PCMag, T-Mobile came out on top as the fast mobile network in 2021. According to their testing, T-Mobile's massive investment in 5G over the last few years has propelled the company ahead of AT&T and Verizon.
The report points to the recent merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, which allowed the company to now cover 165 million people in the country with 5G. That, coupled with its own network investments, now enables customers to get consistent 5G speeds that AT&T and Verizon currently can't match.
T-Mobile continues to disrupt the market in other ways as well. The company just announced that, starting on August 25, customers with select plans can redeem a free year of Apple TV+.
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