T-Mobile wants to fix rural America's lack of ISP competition with 5G-backed wireless broadband

Today T-Mobile has announced plans to “un-carrier” the home broadband market, launching its own service that aims to provide speeds over 100Mbps to 90% of the US population. T-Mobile’s wireless home ISP will eventually be powered by the company’s upcoming 5G network, but in the meantime it’s revealing a 4G pilot program to test the idea out.

According to John Legere — T-Mobile’s exuberant and often hyperbolic CEO, who made the announcement earlier today — 28.9% of US households and 61.1% of “rural” households have access to one or fewer broadband providers. Read MoreT-Mobile wants to fix rural America’s lack of ISP competition with 5G-backed wireless broadband was written by the awesome team at Android Police.