John Legere teases Q3 2015 results and drops a hint about Un-carrier 10.0

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Today was the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Communacopia Conference, and during his talk, John Legere dropped some details on T-Mobile’s Q3 2015 performance and Un-carrier 10.0.

Legere revealed that so far in Q3 2015, T-Mobile has more than 2.1 million net additions. Of those net adds, T-Mo has already matched the 1 million postpaid net adds and 760,000 postpaid phone adds that it reported in Q2 2015. Legere also revealed that T-Mo already has three times the prepaid net adds that it saw in Q2 2015 when it added 178,000 prepaid customers.

There are 12 days left in Q3 2015, meaning that the quarter will come to an end on September 30. Legere says that in 5 of the last 7 quarters, T-Mobile has added at least 2 million total customers, so it’s looking like Q3 2015 could be another solid one for Team Magenta.

As for what he attributes to T-Mobile’s success, Legere says that T-Mobile is listening to its customers and that T-Mo continues to stick to its Un-carrier plan, which is “to fix and change a broken and arrogant industry.” He also said that AT&T and Verizon are “not adapting to anything” and that they’re being dragged “kicking and screaming” into making these changes.

Looking at T-Mobile’s network, CTO Neville Ray says that LTE covers 293 million POPs and that that number will grow to 300 million by year’s end. So far in 2015, T-Mo has added 400,000 square miles of LTE coverage, with another 600,000 expected to be added in 2015, most of which will be 700MHz coverage deployed in rural areas.

Legere reiterated that T-Mobile plans to be “very aggressive” in next year’s 600MHz spectrum auction. T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter says that T-Mo has met with the three major credit ratings agencies and has determined that T-Mobile can take on new debt to finance the purchase of 600MHz spectrum without any ill effects.

Finally, Legere teased Un-carrier 10.0 by simply saying that it’s “coming soon to a theater near you.” Any guesses as to what T-Mobile might have planned for its next Un-carrier move?

Source: FierceWireless

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  • Georgios Renieris

    Movie freedom

  • Willie D

    Perhaps a deal with Netflix.

    • Adrayven

      That was my thought.. maybe not unlimited Netflix, but possibly ‘free data’ for streaming Netflix?

      • Joe

        Netflix data is a lot more than music data. I’ll be shocked if they did this. Maybe they want to do this to get people off the unlimited plan because they plan on dropping unlimited totally.

        • Joe

          I think it would be retarded to give people free video streaming. But if they plan to get rid of unlimited plans than I would say make a 8 gig plan that has free youtube and netflix streaming for the same price as unlimited. That would probably be a reasonable way of getting rid of unlimited.

      • free data for streaming netflix is just crazy. If I stream netflix, it would easily be over 90% of my data and I would garble through 10GB in a week or less.

        • wicketr

          Free Netflix streaming is fantasy land stuff. No way that happens. I’m hoping it’s a JOD deal with the new Nexus phones.

  • DILAW IDDAHLA

    Youtube Freedom

  • Free Ashley Madison accounts for all T-Mo subscribers!

    • IamDefiler

      LOL!

    • Mr Smith

      Nice, that made my day.

    • john

      your brazzers subscription is not enough and you want real encounter? comon what a shameless! lol

    • YABD

      For every customer and his/her partner.

  • Ordeith

    Of course he uses an iPhone.

    • steveb944

      He uses a multitude of devices, he was questioned previously.

    • KingCobra

      John has good taste in phones.

  • franco4785

    Could it be that each movie theater will have wifi?
    Reason being, in some theaters it is hard to get a signal inside.
    By brining wifi into the theater would mean T-Mobile users would be able to connect to wifi and make/receive calls and texts.
    Thoughts?

    • Joe

      That would be nice but idk how they would convince theaters to let them install WiFi as theaters dont want ppl on there phones.

    • Thatguy

      ^

      That horrible idea. So you can be that guy texting and talking during the movie.
      OH I THINK NOT!

    • maximus1901

      There is such a thing as stupid question that this was it.

      Why the f should TMO single out movie theaters for an uncarrier move? Building issues will be solved by 700mhx not by TMO spending it’s money to fix one kind of building.

  • Joe

    They better be able to take on 20 billion in debt cuz that is probably a reasonable guess as to how much they will have to pay. 10×10 600 mhz licence in mid size to big cities and 5×5 nationwide 600 mhz licence is what they need to be competitive. If they don’t get that than I don’t think they will ever be #2 or #1

    • Joe D

      With carrier aggregation and refarming, I dont think its anywhere near as serious as you say. You add in unlicensed and small cells, 4×4 mimo and they can go along pretty easily for a long while with current spectrum

      • DDLAR

        I don’t see how carrier aggregation helps. You can only aggregate what you can receive. That is, aggregating 600 MHz with AWS won’t help unless you can receive AWS. Since not being able the send (you can receive a little better than you can send from a hand set) AWS is the problem they’re trying to solve by getting low frequency spectrum it’s hard to see how aggregation helps much.
        It’s possible that 4×4 mimo may never happen. It’s very hard to get 4 antennae into a hand held device.
        On the other hand, I’m not as pessimistic as Joe about the cost of 20 MHz of spectrum. 30 MHz will be reserved (i.e., not available to AT&T and Verizon) in most markets. It’s not clear if Dish will participate this time after the beating they took on the discounts from the last auction. I can see a two or three way split of the reserved spectrum likely at a reasonable price (which would give T-Mobile 10 or 15 MHz). Then T-Mobile would probably try to get an additional spectrum (bidding for the unreserved spectrum) to give them around 20 MHz in most markets. They may want more in specific markets. Or, they may have plans to go back to the secondary market for more 700 MHz spectrum to fill in some weak spots.

        • Joe D

          I dont know what youre trying to say. Tmo has absolutely no shortage of AWS spectrum. Its our most plentiful spectrum and is in large quantities. 20×20 in most major places. The 700A is a coverage gap filler and used as aggregation, if you combine 700, PCS, and AWS, you have a massive swath of spectrum with range and speed.

        • Joe

          What he is trying to say is when you go in to a building that AWS and PCS don’t reach you will not have aggregation therefore everyone in that building will be on a small 5×5 700 mhz channel and speeds will be bad. And in rural areas you need low band to cover large land mass at the smallest cost possible.

        • maximus1901

          The absolute amount of spectrum is irrelevant.

          (Spectrum x num towers)/(avg data usage per person)

          THAT is what matters.

        • Joe

          Why is my guess on price pessimistic? At the aws auction att spent over 20 billion, and yes there is 30 mhz reserved for the small carriers but sprint also wants low band so that means they have sprint as there main competition and a bunch of little carriers. So if they want to get 20mhz of spectrum without having to go against att and verizon they will have to fight hard against sprint which has alot of support from softbank.

        • dtam

          Sprint and softbank are hemorrhaging money and they do have 850 mhz nationwide. I think, and hope, that the 600 mhz auction will be too rich for them.

        • Joe

          That is true but I guess we shall see and hope for the best.

        • gmo8492

          At&t and Verizon have also spent a lot on acquisitions and company mergers. The one strong competitor left is dish unless they don’t plan on spending that much on low band. But then again they all might throw their hat in the ring to prevent T-Mobile from gaining anymore spectrum.

        • dtam

          talking about the reserved band. big red and the deathstar will definitely be gobbling as much as they can

        • gmo8492

          True, but both Dish and Sprint will still qualify to participate for the reserve.

        • dtam

          again, sprint/softbank is hemorrhaging money and they aren’t as desperate for low band since they already have band 26. i’m not sure what dish is going to do but they probably need to partner up with someone to use their spectrum. I think tmo will be very aggressive in bidding because they know they will never fully compete until they have at least 10 x 10 in low band. they are the most desperate of the major players that qualify. I think our opinions are actually quite similar

        • 9to5Slavery

          800*

        • maximus1901

          Att neeeded more midband. Look at their NYC speeds.
          Att doesn’t NEEED more lowband. Big difference.

        • Fabian Cortez

          *antennas

          Antennae is the plural form of an antenna on an insect.

          But good post nonetheless.

    • wicketr

      With low band spectrum, they will finally be able to compete with Verizon and AT&T. So their value as a company will balloon as well. Without low band spectrum, they’ll be nothing more than a metro carrier and they’ll never get on the level of the big two. Having comparable nationwide coverage is the first LARGE step to getting there.

    • matt

      i think their latest offer to unlock your iPhone 6s UPFRONT and allow you to keep making payments will attract more customers. how can someone stick up for AT&T and sprint, when they won’t unlock your iPhone because its not fully paid off????

      • Jonathan S. Flores

        tmobile will unlocked after 40days

    • maximus1901

      So what? What matters is profit. There’s too much inertia to overcome: TMO’s sucky geographical coverage will remain in consumer mind for a loooong time

  • Hollywood J Blaq

    T-Mobile: The “Netflix and Chill” Carrier.

  • tmolover31

    My guess is a free Netflix subscription, just like MLB At Bat.

  • Tmo_Fan

    For UnCarrier 10.0 What would be really awesome is high speed 4G Simple Global or at least the first 5GB high speed for simple global countries than back to 2G or pay for more high speed.

    • Tmo_Fan

      Correction back to 3G not to 2G.

    • dtam

      You’re asking for a lot. Absurd in fact. Tmo has to pay other networks for that international data

    • UMA_Fan

      It would hurt the message. Instead of unlimited 2G data on your phone it would sound like there’s a cap on how much you can use and NOT unlimited use data.

    • Phone Guy

      John Legere explained in an article/ video that T-Mobile pays about 25 cents per megabyte to other carriers when you roam internationally. That is 5120 Megabytes in your request, or $1280. So if John let you have 5GB of data in your plan in say France or Turkey, T-Mobile would have to pay those countries $1280 for your roaming. (or something similar.). Not very smart.

      • Deibid

        I am sure that the same deal has reciprocity (Especially now with Mobile without Borders Canada and Mexico). Telcel, Movistar, and now AT&T Mexico (former Iusacell + Nextel Mexico) also have plans to use your plan in the US. The same goes for companies like 3 UK, where they have more than 10 countries you can use your plan with the ‘Feel at Home’

        On a side note, AT&T will have something similar soon (Mexico/Canada Roaming. They had originally had mentioned it a while back, but T-Mobile beat them to it. And now that officially Iusacell and Nextel Mexico have been combined and are rebranded as AT&T Mexico, AT&T USA now actually has their own towers and network, whereas T-Mobile has agreements with Movistar and Telcel.

        I checked AT&T Gophone plans, and their $60 plan now had talk, text, and 4GB data, which can be used in USA or Mexico, however it says that 50% usage must be used in USA or you MAY get cancelled.

  • ucmee

    although netflix would be nice, having free data for AtBat would be nice as well since they promote the app and MLB. Watching an entire game off my phone would eat up a lot of my data plan.

  • Aurizen

    I’m hoping its something that makes phones cheaper when buying full price… I wanna get a iphone 6s plus and either waiting for a web discount or an uncarrier 10 to get that pain point for making phones cheaper to buy full price without paying any extra fee to get it cheaper.

    • Marcelo Vera

      If you had SCORE,$5 a month for 12 months, you would get a $150 discount. Go see you nearest TMO sales rep

      • Aurizen

        Well yeah I would prefer to have a deal where I don’t have to pay extra

        • Phone Guy

          Maybe they could give you a free Iphone 6s and pay you to be a customer instead? How much does everyone really demand? sigh.

        • Aurizen

          There’s always one person to not like an idea. This is uncarrier a small discount is not a big deal I’m not asking for a free phone and plus I’m paying full price come on now. There can be conditions like a certain percent discount if you haven’t upgraded in 3+ years. Like me I have an iphone 5 from AT&T that I bough before they had an iphone. I been with T-Mobile for almost 10 years.

        • Jonathan S. Flores

          hahahahhaahh go ask a bank if they give you a discount. . if you refer a friend you can get $25 gift card for free up to $250 a year?? maybe you should try that!!!

        • Aurizen

          I’m talking uncarrier, If someone is willing to pay full price for a phone they should get a reasonable discount especially if they were paying for it and have service for 10 years. Thats uncarrier. To brush off that idea is to think like those other guys who though uncarrier is too giving and who are so attached to the idea of contracts and all things uncarrier. If they have such a deal you all would flock to the deal.

        • Aaron C

          ROTFL

  • matt

    upfront unlocking!
    or netflix!

  • Marcus

    With all the Free Netflix Promotions they have been running, it would make sense to be a partnership with Netflix. Probably not free, but reduced rate like they did with Rhapsody. I wouldn’t think it would involve unlimited streaming, but you never know.

    • Hector Arteaga

      This would be cool!

  • john

    add tuneinradio to to the list of music freedom and include all countries in the world on the simple choice plan. include nepal as well. and recognize your long time loyal customers. i have been with them for almost 13 yrs and there is no recognition by tmo what soever!

    • maximus1901

      Do you want him to get and his knees and …?
      Or what?

    • Robert

      All countries? North Korea?

    • Phone Guy

      Switch if you still have “no recognition”. It would be stupid as hell to include all countries like Nepal as some countries won’t give T-Mobile lower rates, so I would be paying for all your expensive roaming so you roam for free. If after ten carrier initiatives and you have no recognition what soever, SWITCH already.

  • Deihmos

    This guy is a genius.

  • Hector Arteaga

    Wifi at theaters? Netflix deal??? So many possibilities.

    • Mike

      Wifi at theaters is dumb your not suppose to have your phone out inside the theater anyway. Free wifi at major airports makes more sense.

  • YABD

    Uncarrier 10.0: T mobile will install a tower next to every Verizon tower to match coverage.

    • Cam Fas

      They have more towers then Verizon if they had as much 700mhz they would surpass Verizon’s coverage map

      • Hector Arteaga

        Do they have the same geographical coverage though? Verizon rolled out with 700 on mind nationwide.

        • Not exactly. T-Mobile still has a notorious dead spot in most of Branchville, S.C. for example.

      • Walt

        T mobile has More towers in urban areas then rural than verizon. Even john legere praised verizons network on covering those “dust bowl” states

    • lynyrd65

      From what American Tower has said they will simply install T-Mobile equipment on Verizon’s towers.

      Maybe selling those towers wasn’t the smartest plan for them, hehe.

      • Walt

        From what i heard, t-mobile has more towers than verizon. 50k vs 37k. Idk if that’s true or not

        • Dada

          It is true. T-mobile doesn’t have much low band spectrum, so they need more towers than verizon, and even then verizon covers more. That’s why the low band spectrum auction next year is so important for t-mobile. If they get enough, they could beat verizon’s coverage just because they have more towers.

    • Mike

      Verizon is roaming majority of the time

    • Walt

      Ive noticed t mobile towers arent as tall as verizon/ATT towers. Is there a reason for this?

      • pbxtech

        I’ve noticed that too. In Ocean City, MD. I’ve seen Cell On Wheels and the height wasn’t that high either. Don’t know if this was a temp solution until they get a permanent install somewhere.

      • 9to5Slavery

        Same here

    • network_rocks

      To answer a few things here. T-Mobile has a lot more towers than Verizon. They use low band so for signal propagation. Because of this they can use one tower to tmobiles three in your average to better situation. Tower height matters but no other carrier really uses antennas that can adjust the pointing direction. T-Mobile does. so if they need coverage down a mountain they can point down, if they need it up a mountain they can point up. It is incredibly important for t-mobile to get low band spectrum to stay competitive. When they have this frequency you can pretty much guarantee that they will surpass verizon in coverage simply due to the number of towers they lease/own. Couple that with the aggressive changes they impose to the market you really have a strong player. That doesnt mean that at&t or verizon cant still find a way to disrupt the industry but they really seem more focused on how to hold on to dollars than customers.

      • maximus1901

        If it’s so important thn they should’ve bought AB, Cavalier, Comtinuum.

        • UMA_Fan

          But they are likely high balling Tmobile to an arrogant extent. Tmobile has made 700 purchases outside the Verizon one. I think in markets where 700 purchases are cost prohibitive they’ve added cell sites instead to expand coverage in the near term that way. Tmobile would likely rather wait until after the 600mhz to see if the value of the spectrum changes.

        • network_rocks

          I think you are correct UMA. They also are probably working on
          broadcast companies to give up spectrum. I really wouldn’t be too surprised to see wireless companies buying some broadcast companies for this reason. As long as they are large enough for the value, i would doubt t-mobile as interested in this type of deal though.

      • YABD

        I have been waiting 3 years for a better coverage here in Indiana and I don’t see any changes in quality or coverage. I always have the latest device to take advantage of the network change and I don’t see any difference. On the other hand, my verizon and att friends always have full bars and LTE everywhere.

    • UMA_Fan

      Tmobile has MORE towers than Verizon.

      • anon

        Wanna know a secret? T-mobile doesn’t own their own towers. Instead, they lease them from companies like Crown Castle and American Tower Corp. They sold their own towers years ago to free up cash.

        • Scottie2Hottie

          wanna know a secret? ALL wireless companies own very few, if any of their own towers.

      • itguy08

        Yeah but not in good places. In my neck of the woods, VZW added 3 in the past 2 years. T-Mobile, 0 and very sketchy service even though we are in a metro area.

  • john

    anyone knows the iphone 6s plus will have the 700 mhz band 12 and also the GS6? Thanks

    • Jay J. Blanco

      Yes

    • Bradley Karas

      Yep. S6, S6 edge, edge +, note 4 and 5, nexus devices, LG G4, avant, etc etc etc

      • Michael P Serrano

        but not the GS5, which is dumb but even though its an old phone people still want it.

        • Bradley Karas

          Neither does the iPhone 6…which more people want…that’s why they came out with the new one

    • Nice

      Yes they will.

    • Mike

      Galaxy phones have been supportinh 700 mhz for awhile now my note 4 had it and my note 5 has it awhile. The 6s will be Apple first time supporting 700 mhz.

  • Jay J. Blanco

    That’s great. Go t-mo!

  • brownsbacker

    Video streaming like music streaming. That would be a game changer. I’m not sure what type of video streaming companies they could do that with without it possibly killing the network. Netflix, YouTube, and Hulu have such a large base that including those three alone I feel would be detrimental to the network. The only benefit from this would be for the companies that would be on the plan. Netflix and Hulu subscriptions would probably go thru the roof with people knowing that they could catchup with their missed shows or series for less than $10 a month without any overages.

    We’ll see for sure soon.

    • Mike

      Thats dumb the only thing that makes is probably unlimited youtube streaming

      • brownsbacker

        Video streaming isn’t dumb. What company they would use was my concern. The big three that I mentioned would hurt the network.

        • Mike

          How do you expect T-Mobile to give you free unlimited Netflix streamimg doing that would make your network congested if millions of ppl are streaming unlimited 720p and 1080p movies all day

        • brownsbacker

          Precisely my point. I don’t expect T-Mobile to do it with Netflix or the others. The majors would not be good for the network. What don’t you understand from what I wrote?

    • Aaron C

      I think video streaming would be the final nail in Verizon’s coffin. A friend of mine only keeps his Verizon unlimited because he does a lot of movie streaming. I guess if T-Mo’s network can handle it, why not? A lot of us moved to the 10GB plan I’d bet anyway, and even with Video Freedom, I’d probably not go much over 10GB. I doubt anyone in my family would either. Data strong, baby! Go T-Mo!

  • jj201367

    Increase the 2.5gb plan to have more gb or YouTube would be good

    • Erick

      $0 feature and you want more ? How about pay more to get more data don’t be cheap!

    • AJ2

      Straight Talk gives you 5gb for $45. I sometimes get up to 25_30mbps. Try a free Sim for a month if you have a GSM capable phone. Was gonna try the Tmobile test drive but they got rid of it.

      • Michael P Serrano

        stop it with ST already THEY SUCK!!! I work for T-Mobile and get people in every single day switch from ST regretting they wasted their money there.

  • galaxyNote4isBoss

    It’s always been pretty much plain and simple for me since June 2012. Nothing beats T-Mobile they are the carrier game today everyone else is definitely obsolete.

    • AJ2

      Tens of millions disagree

      • Jonathan S. Flores

        We all can tell you have bad credit.

        • Shawn John

          It’s 2:59 am…… I just died!

      • Michael P Serrano

        if so then why are all the other company’s doing what T-Mobile is doing. Ahh thats right because every Uncarrier initiative renders the others obsolete for a while, now I get it lol

  • randian

    UnCarrier 10.0: How about some love for individual plans? They are as much as 2x the price of a family line, and some features (ETF payoffs) are included in the price that I could do without.

    • steven berson

      I don’t think would focus on individual lines. More profitable with multiple lines.

    • AJ2

      Go for Straight Talk If you need an individual plan. I agree. Individual get no live from Tmobile… At least St, only pay $46.52 AFTER fees & taxes for 5gb of LTE. No post paid fees and a lot cheaper than Tmobile

      • Michael P Serrano

        straight talk isn’t the exact same coverage at T-Mobile, and the 5GB LTE ST is giving is far slower than T-Mobiles LTE. Actually ST is capped at 8mbs down just like T-Mobile’s simply prepaid services. Thats just like saying buy a Camaro over a Corvette, they are half the price and just as fast because they have the same motor. WRONG! lol

      • yankeesusa

        Not worth it. You get way too many perks with tmobile… tethering,music streaming all you can listen to, international roaming at no cost at many places.

  • Bradley Karas

    T mobile is taking over FL! They will have 90% of the state covered by the end of the year with either wideband, 700 or PCS LTE

    • steven berson

      For real my area has 700mhz and I’m getting speeds around 50-60 (down) and 20+ (up). So happy!!

      • nycplayboy78

        I hate you :p

        • steven berson

          Haha hope your area gets the upgrade soon! =)

    • yankeesusa

      I agree, except on i10 going to jax it is no signal at all, i hope they add something to that area.

      • Bradley Karas

        I don’t know…I know Jax has 20 mhz wideband

        • yankeesusa

          Well, once you get into jax around I95 things change. I was there for a convention and at the hotel i was getting 72mbps with peaks at 92mbps. So yea, they definitely do have wideband.

  • Nick

    I think this is going to be about simplicity of bill. All taxes inclusive plans.

    • Aaron C

      That would be the best uncarrier since Music Freedom.

  • vinnyjr

    Never been happier, my Signal is very strong, data speeds are fast, real fast. Haven’t dropped a call in over, (we’ll can’t remember it’s been that long) Thank You T-mobile, Thank You John Legere.

    • AJ2

      Now just match straight talk 45$ for 5 gb of LTE vs Tmobile $50 for 1gb. They took the iPhone Test Drive so can’t even try the network & see if it’s improved

      • Jonathan S. Flores

        ehhhhh yeahhh let them give you 5gb like straight talk. you do know the 5gb are capped speeds right??? just like metro, cricket, lycamobile and everyone else

        • randian

          Metro doesn’t cap speeds. It’s one of its distinguishing features vs Cricket and Boost.

        • Jonathan S. Flores

          Lolz they doo.. Check

    • yankeesusa

      I agree. Iv’e had tmobile for 2 years and it went from no LTE to LTE all over and in areas where it was only 2g it is now LTE. They are really moving, i hope things keep moving forward.

  • Jebkush2016

    I think john might implement movie theather tixs deals as a carrier. Some of you might think that’s outrageous, but England actually does the same! I think it’s every wed or so.

    • D.P2337

      Yep! Orange offer free movie tix, and from what I’ve heard, the T-mo deal is with Fandango for x2 free standard tix per line per month.

  • Chad Dalton

    Good to hear…my only complaints are TEXTING…it purely sucks for me…so fidgety and inconsistent…my LTE signal fades from time to time in a good signal LTE area…still happy as a customer…tmo for life! haha

  • hector

    I wish it could be wifi hotspots for a cars….

    • Chris Drudge

      Why? Just tether to a phone.

  • Glenn Gore

    Any word about progress on the 2G-to-LTE upgrade program? Complete? Substantially complete? Complete at year-end?

    • yankeesusa

      Yes, it is almost 100% complete in my area and i went on a trip from the ocala area all the way to tampa couple weeks ago and I barely hit 2g when before it was almost all 4g on i75. Supposedly it is to be completed all across the usa at end of year still maybe even earlier. It’s definitely looking good.

      • Glenn Gore

        Was there any statement, mention, or update by John Legere or Neville Ray on the subject of the 2G-to-LTE upgrade? It’s great that it is almost complete in your area, enjoy the new up-to-date service. There still is nothing but useless EDGE for 40 miles around here.

        • yankeesusa

          Not during this statement, but based on what was said couple months ago. It also depends on the area.

        • Glenn Gore

          Thanks. One would think they would make more of a point of noting the progress of this program. They have moved on to touting the rollout of their 700 MHz spectrum over a limited part of the country, whereas the 2G upgrade covers their entire native service area.

        • yankeesusa

          They mentioned in last big announcement. I’m sure they’ll have more news on it soon. They have actually moved pretty quickly. They can only do so much because they have to get authorization to update a certain spectrum in certain areas.

        • Aaron C

          Yes, here in NY they’re advertising it as “Enhanced LTE – covers 2X farther and penetrates buildings 4X better.” I was pretty surprised to see the ads, but they’re in pretty heavy rotation here in NYC.

      • Richard Sequeira

        I went from Orlando to Ocala to Detroit on I-75 and it basically all LTE and a few patches of HSPA+ during my trip. Considering the transition from EDGE to LTE, it is going fast and great.

    • Aaron C

      Vacationing in NH this year, I was amazed at all the 2G that had turned to LTE. Just about everywhere I went as far north as Bartlett (White Mountains), every populated area had LTE, and a good deal of rural areas. Only two years ago, there was basically no data north of Holyoke, MA. Amazing progress for T-Mobile. They’re doing a phenomenal job.

  • Jim

    I don’t know about the 2g to 4g because I tock a trip from Tallahassee to Panama City using I10 and it was bad I go gprs edge 4g. And lte when I get 4g I get no data and can’t make calls

  • Android_God

    If it’s involving movies that would be pretty rad.

  • Encino Stan

    Video Freedom!?

  • VernonDozier

    It’s likely a new “billing system enhancement”.

    As for myself, I already took my wife’s badge into T-Mobile and they are now taking an additional 15% off discount for the service.

    This is great news because I started dropping about 15% more calls since the beginning of the month.

  • humpfh

    Seriously? A bathroom selfie? *facepalm*