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National Wireless Independent Dealer Association

Want to help decide which new benefits you get? We’re constantly evaluating new Vendor Partners for new discounts and benefits for our members – and we love to get feedback from the dealers! If you want to help and give your opinion, please complete the form below: —   NWIDA members, contact us today if you need Read more…

Back in October, 2020 (pretty much in the middle of the pandemic) T-Mobile made the decision to stop paying Metro dealers a $1 commission when they took an in-payment store.  In fact, we even heard about dealers who stopped taking payments in their stores.  Well, now T-Mobile does it again. Effective April 1, they’re raising the in-store Read more…

According to a report on AndroidPolice (link below) T-Mobile may be pushing their End of Life date on 3G.  In fact, T-Mobile hasn’t/won’t make its plans to kill off its (and Sprint’s) 3G networks exactly known. Over the past several months, T-Mobile for Business customers have been receiving letters about the details for the device requirements as Read more…

If you’re looking to purchase a new store – or are looking to sell your current store – NWIDA wants to help you.  We are expanding our database of stores for sale. Just complete the form below (or at https://link.nwida.org/buysell) and we will help put you in contact with the right people. Loading…     —   Read more…

AT&T and Cricket (see below) have announced the shutdown schedule of their 3G network: Starting January 19, 2021 activations of non HD (non-VoLTE) devices will be blocked. Devices currently on-line will work until February 2022 Customers using non-HD devices will be “encouraged” to upgrade. On January 12, they will begin to receive text messages Includes Cricket BYOD Read more…

MobileWorld Live reported (link below) that T-Mobile has agreed to buy assets from former Sprint affiliate Brookings Municipal Utilities (BMU), in a bid to strengthen its coverage and distribution in parts of two states. The acquisition includes BMU’s network assets, retail stores and spectrum, which currently serve approximately 14,000 customers in South Dakota and Iowa. T-Mobile said Read more…

According to a report on the T-Mo Report (link below) Metro by T-Mobile services could soon be sold at T-Mobile branded stores. This would “fall in line” with our previous reports of T-Mobile lowering revenue opportunities and closing Metro stores. The report says that a “recent email sent to employees seems to suggest that their “Metro by Read more…

Metro by T-Mobile has added a device trade-in program allowing dealers will be able to accept customer devices as a credit towards a new device.  According to, well themselves, Metro sells between 15 and 16 million devices each year and they estimate 30% of their customers plan on selling or trading a device in when they upgrade. In Read more…

T-Mobile has started sending out notices to its business customers, which states the company will fully shut down Sprint’s CDMA network “on or around January 1, 2022.” Devices that support Sprint’s LTE connectivity will continue to work after that date, but CDMA-only phones won’t be able to connect. We already announced that T-Mobile will no longer activate Read more…

To say 2020 was “challenging” may be the understatement of all time. It has challenged us in ways we never expected, it has also proven that the wireless world is an unstoppable force. Providing critical communications – not only between businesses, but to help keep our sanity by allowing us to keep in contact with each other. Read more…

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