Tag Archives: 700MHz

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 … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s recent 700MHz spectrum purchases detailed in FCC filings

When T-Mobile announced its Q4 2015 results, it also revealed that it’d acquired some additional 700MHz spectrum. T-Mo said that the airwaves were acquired this month from multiple groups, but those were all of the details that we were given. The good news is that that’s changed thanks to some FCC filings. Documents posted to the FCC’s website show that Cavalier … [read full article]

T-Mobile Extended Range LTE officially launching in New York, Seattle, and Cincinnati today

T-Mobile customers in New York City have been spotting Extended Range LTE service for a while now, with the service popping up throughout NYC and its boroughs. Today T-Mo is finally making the city’s Extended Range LTE coverage official, though, along with launches in two other major US metros. T-Mobile says that its Extended Range LTE service is now … [read full article]

Some Nexus 6P and 5X owners seeing T-Mobile band 12 LTE support after Android 6.0.1 update

Today Google began pushing Android 6.0.1 updates to its Nexus devices, with the highlight feature being a boatload of new emoji. However, it looks like there’s another notable feature in there that ought to please Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X users on T-Mobile. Several Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X users have found that, after installing Android 6.0.1, their phones connect to T-Mobile’s band 12 coverage. xda-developers forum … [read full article]

T-Mobile Extended Range LTE live in Sacramento, Calif., area

It’s been a couple of weeks since T-Mobile last announced an Extended Range LTE expansion, but today another metro area is officially joining the band 12 club. T-Mobile says that its Extended Range LTE coverage is live in Sacramento, Calif., meaning that another major California city can experience the extended distance and better building penetration that this coverage offers. In addition … [read full article]

More band 12 LTE sightings pop up in Maryland, California, and other states

Earlier today, T-Mobile officially confirmed that its Extended Range LTE (aka band 12) coverage is now live in Philadelphia and a bunch of other Pennsylvania cities. And while T-Mo has announced quite a few official Extended Range LTE launches in recent months, we know that Magenta is testing and prepping that coverage in other cities across the US without making any official announcements. Here are some of the recent … [read full article]