Tag Archives: 4G LTE

T-Mobile aiming to begin AWS-3 spectrum deployments in 2016

T-Mobile recently revealed some of the cities that it plans to roll 700MHz coverage out to later this year, and now we know that T-Mo is working to start deploying some AWS-3 spectrum in 2016, too. During a recent meeting with analysts, Nils Paellmann, T-Mobile’s Head of Investor Relations, said that T-Mo plans to begin deploying AWS-3 spectrum later in 2016. “On the capacity side, efforts to reform PCS/1900 spectrum for additional LTE builds should span the … [read full article]

New reports say T-Mobile has fastest LTE, highest customer satisfaction in the U.S.

Looks like OpenSignal’s network comparison isn’t the only report that T-Mobile fared well in recently. First up, Ookla’s Speedtest recently shared a report on the stat us U.S. internet in the first half of 2016. On the mobile side, T-Mobile virtually tied with Verizon for fastest download speeds, with T-Mobile posting an average download speed of 21.02Mbps and Verizon putting up an average speed of 21.11. When focusing on LTE performance, though, Ookla says that … [read full article]

T-Mobile touts network upgrades in Cleveland and Philadelphia ahead of RNC and DNC

The Republican National Convention and Democratic National Convention are both happening next month, and to ensure that its network runs smoothly for everyone attending, T-Mobile has rolled out network upgrades in both Cleveland and Philadelphia. For the RNC in Cleveland (July 18-21), T-Mobile has added more LTE capacity in the areas that’ll be frequented by everyone attending the conference. That includes re-allocating mid-band spectrum from HSPA+ to LTE in the downtown area and upgrading Distributed Antenna … [read full article]

T-Mobile said to be expanding retail presence to markets in Colorado, Iowa, Texas, and more

T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter said last month that T-Mo had the opportunity to expand its distribution footprint after covering 305 million people with LTE, and it looks like that’s exactly what the magenta carrier is doing. According to Wave7 research, T-Mobile has been opening new stores in small and mid-sized locales in states like Colorado, Iowa, Michigan, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Texas, and both North and South … [read full article]

T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter talks 700MHz acquisitions, says distribution will expand to another 30M to 40M POPs

Over the past week or so, many details of T-Mobile’s recent 700MHz acquisitions have come out. Now CFO Braxton Carter has touched a bit more on the spectrum and the benefits that it’ll bring. Speaking at a recent investor conference, Carter said that T-Mobile has the chance to significantly grow its distribution where it currently has no … [read full article]

T-Mobile reports full Q4 2015 results, also reveals recent 700MHz acquisition

After sharing some early Q4 2015 results last month, T-Mobile today spilled all of the details of its end-of-year 2015 performance. In the final months of 2015, T-Mobile added 2.06 million new customers. That includes 1.29 million postpaid subscribers and 469,000 prepaid customers. This makes Q4 2015 the 11th straight quarter that T-Mo has added more than 1 million customers and the third … [read full article]

T-Mobile uses colorful balls to compare its LTE coverage to Verizon’s in new ad

After releasing a Pop-Up Video-style response to Verizon’s colorful balls ad a few days ago, T-Mobile today unleashed a new ad of its own. The ad, titled “Verizon’s Secret,” says that it’s giving “the rest of the story” from Verizon’s own colorful balls ad. In the commercial, T-Mobile says that the LTE service that Verizon has added in the past two years covers five million people, while the LTE service … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms new Extended Range LTE coverage in Montana

Yesterday T-Mobile gave a bit of an update on its LTE network, revealing that it crossed its goal of covering 300 million people with LTE two months ahead of schedule. Now T-Mo has confirmed some more big network news. T-Mobile confirmed today that its Extended Range LTE network is now live in Montana, starting with Missoula and Kalispell. T-Mo also promises that more Montana coverage … [read full article]

More band 12 LTE sightings emerge as new coverage is spotted in Michigan, South Dakota

Last week, T-Mobile announced that its Extended Range LTE had officially gone live in and around Indianapolis, Ind. There are plenty of other band 12 LTE sites that are quietly going up in other parts of the country, though, and here’s where T-Mo customers have been spotting the service lately: Seattle, Wash. (Capitol Hill neighborhood) Middletown, Del. Bethany, Pa. Quincy, Mass. [read full article]