(CNN) – T-Mobile had a more remarkable 2014 than any other American tech company.
Sure, Apple () unveiled the iWatch and Apple Pay. Microsoft ( ) has been on an absolute tear since new CEO Satya Nadella took over in February. Netflix ( ) solved its speed issues. And Facebook ( ) dominated the social landscape with its WhatsApp purchase. It has been a great year for tech.
But no other tech company shook up its entire industry the way that T-Mobile () did this year.
Because of T-Mobile’s actions in 2014, wireless carriers have fallen over one another trying to cut prices. Sprint (halve your bill, Verizon( ) and AT&T ( ) lowered rates while offering more data for your dollar, and you can now get a smartphone for $0 down at any carrier. There is real competition in the industry for the first time in forever.) offered to