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This report takes a closer look at T-Mobile's "Digits," an innovative service that enables a user to have the same number on up to five different devices and have up to five numbers on one device.


  • Part of the confusion around Digits is it is less of an application and more of a change in architecture. T-Mobile confused the issue by explaining Digits with "new," yet familiar, features. What's happening is Digits enables a new approach to authentication that creates a new set of network capabilities.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides a closer look at T-Mobile's Digits.
  • Benchmarks Digits against other services.

Key questions answered

  • What is Digits?
  • How is Digits expected to affect the market?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • "Digits" at a glance
  • The introduction of Digits could introduce OTT-like flexibility to telecom services
  • One number on multiple devices to spur growth in BYOD


  • Further reading
  • Author

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