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T-Mobile US told to discontinue ads around its 'superior' 5G

Tuesday 22 December 2020 | 11:08 CET | News
The US National Advertising Review Board (NARB) has recommended that T-Mobile US discontinue its ads implying that its 5G is more reliable than the 4G of its competitors and that no 5G network is more reliable than its own 5G network. The ads also imply that the company's 5G service is generally available in areas that have been traditionally challenging for mobile service, and imply that the 5G networks of other carriers are so limited that they "cover only the space taken up by a single bench." The ads centered around a four-minute video, "Bill Nye Explains 5G," available on the T-Mobile

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: T-Mobile US / Verizon Communications
Countries: United States
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