Tag Archives: 42Mbps

Apple Modifying iPhone 5 For T-Mobile Bands, Existing Devices Won’t Have AWS Support

  Apple has confirmed that it will sell a new version of the A1428 iPhone 5 model to support additional AWS bands for T-Mobile. Unfortunately, that means existing iPhone 5 users will not gain AWS support (on the 1700 band) via any kind of software update. Ultimately, that means that existing iPhone 5 devices won’t support the highest speeds on T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network, and will be phased out for the new A1428 model. Said … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Upcoming Availability Of The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1″

It looks like the Galaxy Note II will share the T-Mobile spotlight this morning as Magenta announces the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1″. The Tab, powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor running T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps network runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with a 1280×800 WXGA display. T-Mobile did not announce any concrete information … [read full article]

Internal T-Mobile Spec Sheet Updated For Galaxy Note II, No LTE In Sight

With confirmation that the Galaxy Note II would arrive on T-Mobile’s network sometime in the near future, we’re left without many unanswered questions, except for the actual release date and price of course. Unfortunately, there isn’t anything new in this internal screen grab other than the confirmation of specs including the quad-core processor, HSPA+ 42mbps and 3100mAh battery. In other words, pretty much everything we learned yesterday, though we admit we had … [read full article]

Samsung Announces Galaxy Note II For T-Mobile, All Four Major US Carriers

Now this is how we like to start our mornings as Samsung announces the release of the Galaxy Note II inside the US for all four major US carriers and US Cellular. The Note II will be optimized for US networks with 4G LTE and HSPA+42 connectivity, 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, microSD slot, enhanced S Pen and S Pen apps, and a larger, thinner, lighter form factor than its predecessor. Unfortunately, Samsung … [read full article]

Sony Xperia T Hits The FCC, Offers Up T-Mobile Ready Pentaband Networking

While it’s definitely not a sure thing for T-Mobile, the Sony Xperia T just passed through the halls of the FCC complete with pentaband support, which means support for all of T-Mobile’s HSPA+ frequencies. That definitely means it’s going to be a great phone to import, but it’s also possible that this could land on T-Mobile shelves in the future. We do have to consider that T-Mobile hasn’t launched a Sony product in … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s HSPA+ Network Takes On LTE In PC Mag’s Latest Speed Tests

Well, well, well — yet another piece of news that shows T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps network holds its own against the likes of Verizon’s LTE network. This new study, courtesy of PC Mag, shows that not only does T-Mobile hold its own, “It’s really fast, covers a lot of the country and is inexpensive.” In fact, T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps network bested Verizon’s LTE network in 11 cities and outside of cities, it “blew away … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps Users Average 1.3GB Of Data Per Month

With T-Mobile Senior Vice President Dave Mayo coming out and discussing a bit on T-Mobile’s current network modernization project, we almost lost comments from T-Mobile’s Chief Technology Officer, Neville Ray. Ray dropped one very interesting factoid during a presentation at the NGMN conference in San Francisco — T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps smartphone users consume 1.3GB of data per month on average. This figure of course comes just two weeks after a T-Mobile “expert” … [read full article]

The TmoNews Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G First Hands-On

T-Mobile’s newest Android offering comes in the form of the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G, their third HSPA+ 42Mbps capable device to hit the market. With a 3.97″ Super AMOLED display, dual-core Qualcomm S3 processor and 4G connectivity, the Blaze 4G will try and to steal attention away from the Samsung Galaxy S II, currently T-Mobile’s highest-end offering. I should first say that this is not a review, it’s barely a preview … [read full article]