Tag Archives: 4G LTE

T-Mobile Extended Range LTE officially live in the greater Indianapolis area

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Time for another Extended Range LTE expansions. T-Mobile announced today that its Extended Range LTE coverage — aka band 12, aka 700MHz — is now live in the greater Indianapolis, Ind., area. Not only does that include Indianapolis proper, but it also means that residents of Muncie, Anderson, Kokomo, Lafayette, Bloomington, Terre Haute, New Castle, Richmond, Logansport, Franklin, Greensburg, Greenfield, Greencastle, and Martinsville have access to the service, … [read full article]

Extended Range LTE officially goes live in greater Atlanta area as more band 12 sightings pop up elsewhere

Good news, Magenta family! T-Mobile has announced that its Extended Range LTE (aka 700MHz, aka band 12) is now live in another major market, and I’ve got lots more sightings to report today, too. First up, T-Mo says that Extended Range LTE is now live in the greater Atlanta, Ga., area. This includes Atlanta and its surrounding Perimeter as well as Marietta, Roswell, Alpharetta, Gainesville, Dalton, Rome, Newnan, … [read full article]

PSA: Apple iPad Air and iPad Mini Now Available in T-Mobile Retail Stores

Following its first official iPhone launch earlier this year, T-Mobile is experiencing another Apple-related first today. T-Mo is now selling both the iPad Air and iPad mini online and in stores, which marks the first time that Magenta has officially sold iPad hardware that’s compatible with its network. As you can see in the image above, passed along to us by an anonymous tipster, T-Mobile stores are receiving stock of both the space gray and … [read full article]

Hello Again With Another Round Of LTE Sightings From Across The Country

It’s another day in T-Mobile land and you know what that means, another group of LTE sightings. With yesterday’s activity, T-Mobile’s LTE network is clearly stepping into another gear as these sightings are steadily coming in from every geographic area we’ve posted. This morning the honor goes to Atlanta, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama; multiple cities in Puerto Rico, Orlando/Kissimmee, Florida; Salem, North Carolina and Cleveland, Ohio. I should also throw Pittsburgh in as a … [read full article]

T-Mobile LTE Sightings Continue With Chicago, Miami, Tampa And Salt Lake City

Good Monday morning TmoNews readers and especially to those residents of Chicago, Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Tampa and the Salt Lake City areas as a new group of LTE sightings are coming in fast. No official announcement for any of these markets has been discovered as of this writing, but that’s not stopping plenty of T-Mobile customers from spotting the 4G LTE icon on their smartphone displays and hitting up that speed-test app for … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces MetroPCS Customer Migration To T-Mobile Network Ahead Of Schedule

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T-Mobile has just issued a press release indicating the migration of MetroPCS customer to T-Mobile’s nationwide 4G HSPA+ and LTE network is ahead of schedule. Just six weeks after completing the combination of T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) today announced the migration of MetroPCS customers onto its 4G HSPA+ and LTE network is ahead of planned schedule. This migration will provide customers of both brands deeper LTE deployment … [read full article]

Editorial: T-Mobile Needs To Focus On The Real Network Issue: The Large Swath Of 2G-Only Markets

After T-Mobile’s announcements last week, I spent some time over the weekend evaluating T-Mobile’s work over the last two years. We all remember how T-Mobile was effectively paralyzed by the attempted acquisition by AT&T in 2011, and how it really messed up the company. Initially, I felt that T-Mobile’s announcement of the modernization of its network throughout 2012 was a great plan. I was hopeful that this would finally mean that T-Mobile will … [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]

T-Mobile Says “Backhaul Strategy Key To A Competitive 4G Experience”

T-Mobile’s newest blog post wants you to know that the key to the company’s 4G success, is the backhaul. “Backhaul provides the connection cell sites to the internet. The bigger the “pipe,” the more mobile data traffic the network can move quickly.” T-Mobile began its own massive backhaul rollout in 2007, before it offered even offered 4G. Well, it’s that “aggressive rollout” that is helping T-Mobile “deliver a competitive, fast and dependable 4G … [read full article]