Tag Archives: 4G Speeds

T-Mobile Lights Up HSPA+ 42 Mbps In Las Vegas, New York and Orlando

You would think after the AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile deal, Magenta would stop investing in its network, right? Wrong. T-Mobile continues to firmly hold its place as America’s largest 4G network, and its about to get faster…a lot faster. Today, T-Mobile announced the first major markets where it will double the speed of its HSPA+ 4G network, which will achieve theoretical download speeds of 42 Mbps. Those markets include Las Vegas, New York and Orlando, Florida. Customers … [read full article]

T-Mobile Previews Their Upcoming 42Mbps HSPA+ Upgrade, With Video!

Editor’s Note:  I know the camera work is a little shaky, I had to do a balancing act with my laptop and taking notes so I’m sorry it’s not the best! T-Mobile showed off a little bit of their upcoming 42Mbps HSPA+ network by doing exactly what I would do to test it and that is to download an album and play a video game.  Honestly, if you’re a computer gaming person, the frame rates in the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Launches Four New Ads With Dwyane Wade And Charles Barkley

T-Mobile has a set of brand new ads showcasing 4G devices and the 4G speeds they perform on with none other than Charles Barkley and Dwayne Wade.   Directed by Spike Lee himself, these ads will premiere Christmas day during NBA games on both ESPN and ABC.  However, thanks to someone at Dime Magazine, they’ve found their way to YouTube a few days early and are available for viewing pleasure.  Check them out and let … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Reaction To Verizon’s LTE Announcement

With the 4G Wars heating up after today’s announcement of Verizon’s new LTE network  bringing impressive speeds to the table, T-Mobile shares its reaction to the announcement.  T-Mobile welcomes Verizon to the “4G world”, claiming that T-Mobile subscribers have been enjoying “America’s Largest 4G Network” for a while now and love it.  Magenta also states that it is still on track to cover 200 million people by the end of 2010.  Compare that to … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Definition Of 4G

Ever since T-Mobile officially announced its HSPA+ network as “America’s largest 4G network”, there has been much argument among the carriers over what exactly “4G” is, and thus the “4G wars” began. Receiving criticism from both Sprint and AT&T, Magenta continues to stand by its 4G claims and rightfully so. According to the ITU, not a single carrier in the U.S. currently meets the global standard for an accepted 4G network (yes, … [read full article]

Sprint Claims To Be Only “True” 4G Network, They Also Have Big Pipes

If Sprint was hoping to steer the conversation back in their direction with this, the latest entrance in the “4G” argument, they should have tried harder.  This video, which offers up a mini-tutorial on how Sprint 4G works as well as some digs at the competition, effectively does neither very well.  All I learned from this video is that Sprint apparently has a larger pipe than everyone else. Claiming that “other carriers might claim to have … [read full article]

Sprint Disses T-Mobile 4G Network Claims

T-Mobile officially kicked off their 4G marketing campaign tonight with the introduction of a video that took a shot across the bow of AT&T.  While we’re certain to hear an AT&T response in the next day or two, Sprint certainly took the opportunity to take a shot at T-Mobile even before the commercial ran. Sprint 4G President Matt Carter responded to T-Mobile’s claims by saying: “Halloween is over–it’s time for T-Mobile to stop dressing up like … [read full article]