T-Mobile US, Inc. is an American wireless network operator headquartered in Bellevue, Washington and Overland Park, Kansas in the US. The parent company and largest shareholder is the German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom AG, which holds 48.4% of the common stock as of August 2022.
T-Mobile US provides T-Mobile branded wireless voice and data services in the United States under T-Mobile and Metro (the latter was acquired by purchasing MetroPCS in a reverse takeover in 2013, which resulted in T-Mobile going public on the NASDAQ stock exchange ), and also serves as the host network for many mobile virtual network operators. The company has annual revenue of more than $40 billion. In 2015, Consumer Reports named T-Mobile the number one American wireless carrier.
On April 1, 2020, T-Mobile and Sprint Corporation completed their merger, T-Mobile is now the sole owner of Sprint, making Sprint a functional subsidiary of T-Mobile until the Sprint brand on August 2, 2020. is officially deleted in . Leadership, background and stock changes occurred immediately, with customer-side changes occurring over time. Billing already shows the T-Mobile brand, and as of this date, all retail, customer service and all other company branding has switched to the T-Mobile brand. T-Mobile and Sprint accounts are still managed by employees on separate systems, and the company still offers Sprint-branded SIM cards. The new rate plans are also rolling out to all new and existing customers of both companies, though everyone will be grandfathered into their current plan if they choose not to switch to the new T-Mobile plan for at least three years.
Apple TV is a digital media player and microconsole developed and marketed by Apple Inc. It is a small network appliance hardware that plays received media data such as video and audio to a television set or external display. Since it is a second-generation model, it is an HDMI-compatible source device and can only be connected to a high-definition or high-definition widescreen television via HDMI.
Apple TV lacks integrated controls and can only be controlled remotely with the Apple Remote, Siri Remote, or some third-party infrared remotes. Since the fourth generation model, the Apple TV runs tvOS with several pre-installed software applications. Its media services include streaming media services, TV Everywhere-based services, local media sources, and sports journalism and broadcasting. At a special event in March 2019, Apple downplayed the focus on the Apple TV due to its lack of success. To generate additional revenue, they instead released Apple TV+ and Apple TV channels a la carte.