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T-Mobile Launches “Mission Critical Push-to-Talk”

T-Mobile Media Release | March 27, 2024

Real-time, secure communication is about to get easier for first responders, government agencies and businesses on the country’s largest 5G network.

BELLEVUE, Wash. — March 27, 2024 — T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) is taking push to talk to new levels with the introduction of T-Mobile Mission Critical Push-to-Talk (MCPTT). A new addition to the T-Mobile Direct Connect product portfolio, T-Mobile MCPTT is integrated with the Motorola Solutions’ Critical Connect service to make it easier than ever for agencies and businesses to get redundancy, resiliency and end-to-end encryption with secure messaging, emergency alerts, ambient listening and role-based management.

T-Mobile MCPTT is designed for the needs of first responders and other workers in the field. While it is purpose-built for rugged devices, it is also available as an app for smartphones and tablets. T-Mobile MCPTT offers a ton of benefits such as:

  • Administrative workflow efficiency. Administrators only need an afternoon vs. several days to create hundreds of user profiles with necessary permissions and give access to key talkgroups.
  • Always-on Wireless Priority Service (WPS). WPS provides priority connection for push-to-talk and data traffic nationwide on the T-Mobile network. This provides priority access and preemption for eligible companies and first responder agencies when networks are temporarily overloaded or impaired.
  • Greater collaboration. T-Mobile MCPTT interoperates with land mobile radio (LMR) systems, extending push-to-talk capabilities to users without radios or that travel outside LMR coverage areas. Agencies and businesses can leverage the T-Mobile cellular network through industry-standard connections such as Radio over IP (RoIP) gateway, the Inter-RF Subsystem Interface (ISSI) or Console Subsystem Interface (CSSI).
  • Greater situational awareness. T-Mobile MCPTT offers video streaming as well as data services like location-sharing in the field so first responders or employees can give real-time updates on key activities.
  • Leading 5G cellular coverage, with more 5G coverage than Verizon and AT&T… combined.

T-Mobile MCPTT will be available in the next month, but attendees at the International Wireless Communications Expo in Orlando can get a preview from March 27-28 in booth #304.

To learn more about the capabilities of T-Mobile MCPTT, please visit:

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About T-Mobile

T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is America’s supercharged Un-carrier, delivering an advanced 4G LTE and transformative nationwide 5G network that will offer reliable connectivity for all. T-Mobile’s customers benefit from its unmatched combination of value and quality, unwavering obsession with offering them the best possible service experience and undisputable drive for disruption that creates competition and innovation in wireless and beyond. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile and Sprint. For more information please visit:

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