T-Mobile (TMUS) partners with Walmart expanding it 5G network as it expands to put the T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile brands in more than 2,300 Walmart (WMT) stores and on Walmart.com Oct 18. In store and online, T-Mobiles presence will appear October 18th.
Three unlimited plans and some 5G devices from Metro by T-Mobile will be available across Walmart stores and online SIM cards will be available at these locations if they to keep their existing devices.
Starting November 1, T-Mobile will bring its standard postpaid plans and devices to Walmart locations. Executive Vice President of T-Mobile Consumer Group, Jon Freier said, “5G for All means T-Mobile is bringing real choice and competition in wireless to many Americans.” “And even though online shopping continues to grow, we know that retail stores remain one of the primary places where wireless customers pick up devices and services. We’re working to expand our retail footprint across the country to meet more people in more places every day,”
“T-Mobile is a top wireless provider and one that we know our customers are going to be excited to shop in our stores and on Walmart.com,” said Mehrdad Akbar, Vice President of Wireless Services, Walmart U.S. “We are thrilled to add T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile to our assortment and feel that it’s yet another way we are delivering the best products and services to our customers to help them save money and live better.”
This expansion into national retailers like Walmart underscores T-Mobile’s commitment to bring wireless competition and access to everyone in America. Beyond greatly increasing access to 5G, the Un-carrier gave everyone in America the opportunity to get a free 5G smartphone with trade in of ANY working old phone, and unleashed T-Mobile Home Internet, a new broadband service available to nearly 10 million rural households. In addition, T-Mobile has committed to create 7,500 new jobs, build hundreds of new stores and is investing $25 million into small town revitalization projects through the T-Mobile Hometown Grant program. Source- T-Mobile Investor Relations