Tag Archives: 4G

The 4G Wars Are Definitely On Now

Following Verizon’s LTE announcement this morning, it’s really quite clear that the battle for the “4G” speed war has begun.  Early tests from bloggers and journalists  testing the Verizon network are coming back with very impressive results, although they all admit the results are on a network with almost zero load on it.  Up until this point however, T-Mobile has been widely heralded as the speed leader, a prize they may only hold … [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]

Friendly 4G Launch Reminder!

Well, we knew this was going to happen.  T-Mobile officially announced the launch of 8 additional 4G cities early this morning.  In case you didn’t catch the late afternoon story last night, Detroit, Mich.; Grand Junction, Colo.; Harlingen, Texas; Lafayette and South Bend, Ind.; Montgomery, Ala.; Roanoke-Lynchburg, Va. and Youngstown, Ohio all launched this morning! T-Mobile now has a full 80 cities running the 4G HSPA+ supercalifragilisticexpialidocious network. Check out the full … [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]

Target Selling G2 For $49.99 For “Pre” Black Friday Deal

It looks like the T-Mobile partnership with Target is finally paying off, at least if you are looking to grab a new line and a T-Mobile G2 for the low price of $49. Running through November 24th, you can grab a T-Mobile G2 for the aforementioned price of $49.99 with a new 2-year agreement and a $30 data plan.  Not a bad deal if you’ve been eyeing one of these and are looking … [read full article]

T-Mobile HSPA+ Really Fast Says Root Metrics

T-Mobile has been saying that its 4G HSPA+ network will boost speeds across the board regardless of whether or not the phone is capable of the full speed.  So Wireless testing firm Root Metrics decided to put that to the test and found that the speed boost indeed was noticeable across the board no matter which device.  In a sample of six markets, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Oakland and Orange County, California T-Mobile … [read full article]

Win A myTouch4G, Dell Mini 10 4G, G2 Or Rocket 4G Data Stick

T-Mobile is looking for some help celebrating the nation’s largest 4G network by giving stuff away.  Nothing says “help us celebrate” better than free stuff!  In this case, the “stuff” is a Grand Prize of Dell Inspiron Mini 10 4G with three free months of service!  The First Place winner will take home a myTouch4G with three free months of service!  The Second Place winners will have a chance at winning one of … [read full article]

Verizon Claims Fastest 4G Network; How Should T-Mobile Respond?

Well, what do we have here?  It’s another entry into the “4G” war by big red Verizon herself.  The above image, via Twitter, shows that Verizon is ready to tackle the 4G issue and formally enter the 4G war.  This time the ad hits AT&T where Verizon has enjoyed hitting them in the past, their 3G network.  Anyone remember the “There is a map for that” ad campaign?  While T-Mobile has enjoyed … [read full article]