T-Mobile CEO John Legere said the telecom operator will hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in the next five years.
The Un-carrier is also making an investment of more than $500 million this year towards its Capex (capital expenditure) to expand LTE coverage and capacity and lay the foundation for 5G in communities around US military bases.
T-Mobile introduced T-Mobile ONE Military, targeting the nation’s military, their families and their small businesses.
The wireless operator claims that T-Mobile ONE Military is the biggest military discount in wireless. Both AT&T and Verizon offer military $15 off per account or 15 percent off. T-Mobile is offering 20 percent off the first line and Half Off up to five additional voice lines. The cost for first line is $55 with AutoPay – normally $70. It’s Half Off after that, up to six lines – $25 for the second line and $10 per line for the third through sixth lines with AutoPay.
T-Mobile said a family of four can save $665 compared to AT&T and $764 compared to Verizon per year with their military discounts.
Military customers can get Half Off the most popular Samsung superphones – including the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ — via bill credits through May 31. It all starts April 22 at T-Mobile stores nationwide or by calling 1-800-TMobile.
“This is T-Mobile’s biggest discount ever for families. Our biggest hiring commitment ever. And, we’re putting our biggest network investment ever – our $8 billion in nationwide spectrum – to work so that military communities aren’t left behind when it comes to 5G,” John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile, said.