T-Mobile home internet service now available in Sidney


T-Mobile 5G internet fills gap in high-speed internet services to homes in small towns and rural areas

T-Mobile 5G internet fills gap in high-speed internet services to homes in small towns and rural areas


SIDNEY — T-Mobile has announced its fixed wireless home internet service is now available Sidney.

Now, for more than two and a half million Ohio residents, including those in small towns and rural areas, there’s an alternative in 10 new cities and towns to traditional landline internet service providers: Athens, Coshocton, Mansfield, Marietta, Salem, Sidney, Springfield, Washington Court House, Wheeling and Zanesville.

Until now, more than 200 thousand Ohio residents lacked access to even one internet provider where they live, and another nearly 900,000 Ohio residents only had access to one provider.

“We’re bringing more choice and competition to the broadband industry. Families in these communities deserve access to fast, reliable home internet, and we’re delivering just that with the power of our leading 5G network,” said Dow Draper, executive vice president of emerging products at T-Mobile. “People are fed up with having limited access and no competition. We’re expanding access in areas that desperately need another choice.”

The expansion is part of a larger T‑Mobile 5G home internet initiative in 62 cities and towns across Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio to unlock more access to affordable, reliable broadband with no extra fees, no contracts, and no price hikes.

In total, across these three midwestern states, more than 3 million people have had no access or only one choice when it comes to traditional home broadband. This is unacceptable because in 2022, a reliable home broadband connection is crucial for just about everyone – for work, for school and for staying connected to loved ones. But during the height of the pandemic, research showed that technology barriers still prevent many workers from doing their job virtually, impacting low-income households at a much higher rate. Today, more than 40% of adults in low-income households do not have broadband service at home. Even worse, during the height of the pandemic, as families across the country transitioned their children to virtual learning, studies showed that hundreds of thousands of students in every state were unable to fully participate in a virtual classroom environment. In Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio alone, more than a million students were without an adequate high-speed internet connection. That’s ridiculous. But those are just two examples of how traditional ISPs are failing Americans.

T-Mobile is also making setup easy by mailing its gateway directly to homes, so that all that is needed is to plug it in and download the app.

T-Mobile home internet is available to more than 30 million households nationwide, in more than 600 cities and towns across the country, for just $50 per month.

T-Mobile 5G internet fills gap in high-speed internet services to homes in small towns and rural areas
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