|[April 10, 2017]
City of Corpus Christi Chooses T-Mobile
Today, T-Mobile (News - Alert) (NASDAQ: TMUS) announced that the City of Corpus
Christi, Texas, has switched to the Un-carrier, joining the growing
ranks of cities, government agencies and businesses of all sizes who
recognize you can get a great value AND great coverage with no
Corpus Christi deployed T-Mobile service to 1,300 people across numerous
departments, transitioning the City from four different wireless
providers. With the switch, many people get T-Mobile ONE, which delivers
unlimited high-speed data without the need to count and manage data
buckets. In total, the City expects to save up to 20 percent through
lower wireless costs, streamlined procurement and more efficient
"Cities want to focus on serving their citizens, not managing their
wireless plan. At T-Mobile, we get it - no one has time to police how
much data everyone is using just to avoid surprise overages and
penalties," said Mike Sievert, COO at T-Mobile. "And with T-Mobile,
organizations of all sizes are finding that they can get great, blazing
fast coverage and a great value without any trade-offs."
T-Mobile's LTE (News - Alert) network has been the nation's fastest for three years
running according to millions of tests from multiple independent studies
Prime and even the FCC).
And that's no different in Corpus Chrsti, where T-Mobile's LTE network
is the fastest of any nationwide provider with average download and
upload speeds of 27.2 Mbps and 15 Mbps respectively for the first
quarter of 2017. On top of blazing-fast speed, T-Mobile's added more
than a million square miles of coverage in the last two years, and now
covers 99% as many people as Verizon (News - Alert) covers.
This summer, T-Mobile is rolling out Extended Range LTE in the Corpus
Christi area, giving the city and its citizens even better coverage that
works 4x better in building and travels 2x farther from the tower than
"Our wireless services had become too complex to manage efficiently. We
needed a change to simplify things and save the city money," said
Belinda Mercado (News - Alert), CIO of the City of Corpus Christi, Texas. "We selected
T-Mobile as our sole wireless provider because they deliver the
simplicity, value and great coverage we need to mobilize the city's
workforce more efficiently."
Over the past four years, T-Mobile's relentless efforts to break down
wireless barriers, including eliminating annual service contracts, early
termination fees, overages and inflated international fees, has changed
wireless for good. T-Mobile's approach - focused on listening to
customers and solving their pain points with new levels of transparency,
simplicity and flexibility - has radically changed the wireless industry.
T-Mobile gives organizations of all sizes simple, straightforward,
predictable pricing to prevent overages and bill shock. So it's no
surprise that since T-Mobile launched Un-carrier for Business in March
2015, the number of businesses choosing T-Mobile has more than doubled,
and businesses are using 2X (News - Alert) more data on T-Mobile's 4G LTE network in
the last year alone. Now, with unlimited data on T-Mobile ONE,
organizations never have to worry about managing data buckets and
For more information on switching to T-Mobile, visit: http://business.t-mobile.com.
On all T-Mobile plans, if the network becomes intermittently
congested, top 3% of data users (>30 GB/mo.) may notice reduced speeds
due to prioritization. Video typically streams on smartphone/tablet at
DVD quality (480p).
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is redefining
the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading
product and service innovation. The Company's advanced nationwide 4G LTE
network delivers outstanding wireless experiences to 71.5 million
customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in
Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile US provides services through its
subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS.
For more information, please visit http://www.t-mobile.com.
About the City of Corpus Christi
The City of Corpus Christi is a multi-cultural community located 140
miles southeast of San Antonio on Corpus Christi Bay, an inlet off the
Gulf of Mexico. The City comprises of a population of 305,215 and is the
fifth largest port in the nation. This All-America City is the 8th
largest city in Texas and key industries include petrochemicals,
military and tourism. For more information visit us at www.cctexas.com.
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