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We’re in line right, about 6 people back thanks to a 90 minute early arrival, that’s what I do for the readers! We’ll be live blogging this as best we can depending on how steady the internet connection is. If you want some instant satisfaction you can check the CNET live feed!
We’re about ready to walk in and take our seats, begins at 11 pacific time!
Philip Humm is on stage, T-Mobile CEO and President
Talking about LG tablet launch, on stage with LG CEO both holding tablet, did not turn it on
200 million pops with 4G network
Nielson company says they have the fastest data network in 100 markets
900k 4G devices sold so far
T-Mobile customers sensitive to cost and complexity, wants data to be accessible to all Americans, will offer affordable smartphones and tablets
137% growth of Android phones from 2009 to 2010
Data traffic on T-Mobile network doubles every 7 months
Wants to be a challenger brand, focus on customer
Neville Ray is now on stage to talk about the network
Video use is up, average use of 1GB per customer
4G network is 160% larger than Verizon’s
Eclipsed Clear and Wimax footprint in middle of 2010
HSPA+ growth will be significantly more dominant than LTE over next 4 years
42mbps HSPA+ movement, wants a “leadership position”
Data in Las Vegas matches LTE Verizon “on-par”
Demo of HSPA+ demo stick reaching 30Mbps download speeds
No 4G premiums or tolls for data pricing!
Dell Streak 7 Announced, first 4G Tablet for T-Mobile, Nvidia Dual Core Processor on board
2/3 of HSPA+ network to see 42Mbps in 2011, work already in progress
Cole Brodman on stage, T-Mobile CMO
ZTE webConnect Rocket 3.0 will serve HSPA+ Mbps..
That’s it! Check back for videos and hands on!