With the work-from-home phenomenon turning into extra of a long-term actuality, T-Cellular is trying to capitalize on its 5G wi-fi community — expanded thanks largely to its Dash merger final yr — to drum up extra enterprise from massive firms.
The Bellevue, Wash., wi-fi provider introduced a brand new T-Cellular Dwelling Workplace Web service that features a 5G wi-fi router for firms to have despatched on to staff’ houses. T-Cellular says it’s making an attempt to interrupt the “stranglehold that AT&T and Verizon have on the enterprise.”
T-Cellular Dwelling Workplace Web, which begins at $90 per line monthly, is a part of a broader set of companies for enterprise introduced by T-Cellular on Thursday morning below the identify “WFX.”
Dialpad funding: The corporate additionally introduced a brand new business-oriented cellphone service in partnership with San Francisco-based Dialpad. T-Cellular stated it has taken an fairness stake within the cloud enterprise cellphone and call middle supplier, along with an observer seat on the Dialpad board. The dimensions of the fairness stake wasn’t disclosed by the businesses.
Put up-merger employment: T-Cellular reported in its current 10K annual submitting that it had 75,000 staff as of the tip of 2020, about 5,000 lower than the mixed whole of Dash and T-Cellular staff on the time of their $26.5 billion deal final yr. As reported by wi-fi trade information publication LightReading, T-Cellular had pledged to protect and increase the worker base.
“We’re not backing away from our dedication on jobs,” a T-Cellular spokesperson stated in a press release. “In 2020 we labored by means of the combination and as with every merger we addressed some redundancies, nonetheless now we have continued hiring regardless of a posh pandemic surroundings. We at present have almost 3,000 job openings, solely a portion of that are a part of our Un-carrier Job initiative that we launched final summer season to rent 5,000 extra staff.”
Newest outcomes: T-Cellular added a web whole of 1.7 million within the fourth quarter, rising to 102 million whole prospects. It posted quarterly income of $20.3 billion and earnings of $750 million.