Tag Archives: 4×4 MIMO

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ launch at T-Mobile on April 21, pre-orders begin tonight

After months of leaks, rumors, and speculation, the Samsung Galaxy S8 has made its official debut. As it has in the past few years, Samsung is once again offering two versions of the Galaxy S8. This year, though, both versions have a dual edge display, and they’re both taller 18.5:9 screens, too. The difference between the two models is their screen size, with the Galaxy S8 packing a 5.8-inch 2960×1440 Super AMOLED display and the Galaxy … [read full article]

T-Mobile deploys permanent LTE network upgrades in Houston ahead of Super Bowl LI

After permanently beefing up its coverage in Washington, D.C. for the presidential inauguration, T-Mobile today revealed that it’s done something similar for Houston, Texas. T-Mobile has rolled out upgrades to its 4G LTE network in Houston ahead of Super Bowl LI on February 5. T-Mo touts that its LTE capacity has grown nearly 20 times in and around NRG Stadium, where the Super Bowl will be played, as well as 10 times at airports and … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out LTE upgrades in Washington, DC ahead of presidential inauguration

Days ahead of the presidential inauguration, T-Mobile has announced that it’s beefed up its coverage in Washington, DC. T-Mobile has rolled out new LTE features like 4×4 MIMO and 256 QAM to improve its coverage in DC. Other upgrades made by T-Mo include adding LTE spectrum to cell sites, deploying three carrier aggregation for 30+30 MHz of LTE, adding upgraded equipment like multi-beam antennas, and more than doubling the backhaul on several sites. The LTE capacity … [read full article]

T-Mobile could offer near gigabit LTE speeds in 2017

T-Mobile has won awards for the speed of its network, and next year T-Mo could offer speeds near one gigabit. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray teased this week that in 2017, T-Mo could be “approaching gigabyte LTE speeds.” He explained that with 4×4 MIMO and three-way carrier aggregation, T-Mobile can do about 400Mbps each. Combining those two features would bring T-Mo near 1Gbps speeds in the markets where those features are available. Here’s Ray’s full statement on … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching new network technologies for faster speeds

Turns out that a free Subway sandwich isn’t the only gift that T-Mobile is giving its customers today. T-Mobile today announced that it’s rolling out new network technologies to increase speeds for its customers. The first is 4×4 MIMO (multiple input, multiple output), which offers double the paths for data to travel between your phone and the cell site that it’s connected to. If you’ve got a phone that supports 4×4 MIMO, you could see … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 appears to include 4×4 MIMO capabilities

When Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 7, it detailed several of the phone’s new features, like a water-resistant body, dual curved edge display, and improved S Pen. Now it’s been discovered that Samsung slipped in another feature that it didn’t mention on stage. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 appears to include 4×4 MIMO support, a new feature for consumer smartphones. The capability was found by Reddit users milan03 and 50atomic, and as you can see below, … [read full article]