Ever since T-Mobile completed it Purchase Merged with Sprint, former Sprint customers have gained access to T-Mobile’s larger network and other bonuses, but T-Mobile customers have not benefited much. This is ultimately changing, as T-Mobile has increasingly enabled Sprint’s legacy network for some customers.
Reports started coming in last night that Sprint now appears as a network option on iPhones connected to T-Mobile. Not all Android devices have the same ability to switch between networks / bands, but phones needed When the connection with T-Mobile’s primary network cannot be reached, automatically connect to prior sprint towers.
Sprint T-Mobile Phone (Credit: jamesgryffindor99)
T-Mobile has not officially announced the feature yet, possibly because there are some lingering issues. Some people who manually switch their phones on Sprint’s network are not getting a data connection, and the rollout seems regional for now. Still, it’s exciting to see T-Mobile customers reaping some benefits from the company’s recent acquisition.
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