Tag Archives: Coverage

T-Mobile Boosts MetroPCS Coverage With 15 Additional Markets, New Plan And Smartphones

  T-Mobile is making good on its promise to expand MetroPCS coverage with the launch of 15 additional markets less than three months after finalizing their merger. MetroPCS will introduce two new smartphones, the Nokia Lumia 521 and LG Optimus F3 in the new cities along with six additional models and the company’s bring your own device option. Wait, that’s not all as MetroPCS also introduces a “$40, period” rate plan that includes … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s JUMP! Upgrade Program, Just How Good Of A Deal Is It?

Note: The $10 monthly fee includes T-Mobile’s PHP insurance plan which makes it a good deal financially, but the real question remains the JUMP! upgrade timeframe. The $8 PHP bundle includes Insurance and Extended Warranty protection. Next business day shipping is included on all replacements. There are $20, $50, $100, $150 or $175 deductible tiers depending on the device using insurance.  JUMP! certainly caught … [read full article]

T-Mobile LTE Sightings Continue With Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Greensboro And Sacramento

It’s only been a few days since our last LTE sighting post but the crossover into July hopefully takes us one step closer to whatever T-Mobile has in store announcement wise. The number of LTE sightings in various markets is heating up more and more by the day and while some of them are sporadic sightings at best, it’s clear that T-Mobile’s engineers are hard at work all across this great land. Todays … [read full article]

(Updated) New Group Of LTE Sightings Includes Portland, Buffalo And Montgomery

Update: I almost missed a number of sightings out of Albany, NY this past 24 hours so…there’s Albany in here now as well. It’s been a few days since our last LTE sighting post, but that certainly hasn’t been due to a lack of emails pouring in. Today’s group includes three cities (Portland, Oregon; Buffalo, New York and Montgomery, Alabama) that are not a part of the extended list we have worked off … [read full article]

T-Mobile Will Debut LTE-Advanced “Features” In 2013 According To Exec

T-Mobile’s plan to rollout LTE-Advanced features will begin before the end of 2013 according to comments from Dave Mayo, senior VP of technology, strategy, finance and development. Speaking at Light Reading’s Backhaul Strategies for Mobile Operators, Mayo said “We’ll begin rolling out LTE-advanced features later this year.” Mayo wouldn’t specify exactly what “features” meant however, leaving us to imagine and hypothesize. Some general LTE-Advanced updates “include “carrier aggregation” or a technique that bonds together … [read full article]

T-Mobile Teases LTE Speed Sightings On Twitter With Instagram Pic, Crazy Fast Speeds

Oh T-Mobile, how you tease us with all these LTE sightings popping up lately. Is that why you’re teasing us on social media with this Instagram image showing speeds that are unlikely to be found in the real world, but intriguing nonetheless? As the tweet itself mentions, speed sightings are showing up every day and we’ve already seen more than a dozen … [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]

Rumor: Boston, MA And Providence, RI Metro Areas Now Live With LTE

Chalk this up with the standard rumor warnings, but according to this statement I just received from a host of sources in the New England area, T-Mobile has green lit Boston, MA and Providence, RI with LTE. That’s based on this internal statement we received that went out to area employees announcing the LTE activation. As far as I can tell, no other markets saw a similar announcement today but that’s not to … [read full article]

Another Group Of LTE Sightings This Morning As Emails Pour In From Dallas, Denver And More

Chalk up another group of early LTE sightings this morning as emails have poured in from the Dallas and Denver areas. According to this new group of sightings, LTE is also coming alive in Wichita, Kansas and Indianapolis. This group of markets comes around a week after our latest group of sightings in Boston, Dayton/Akron, Ohio, San Diego, Anaheim, Fresno and across San Bernardino county. With T-Mobile’s goal for 100 million … [read full article]