Tag Archives: Coverage

LTE Sightings Ramp Up Nationwide As T-Mobile Looks To Meet Its Summer Goal

T-Mobile’s LTE sightings have ramped up again this week with a host of reports coming out of Dayton and Akron, Ohio; San Diego, Anaheim, Fresno and across San Bernadino county in California. Last but least are a few sightings popping up intermittently out of the Boston area. San Diego is the clear winner here as the lions share of emails I’ve received since Monday show off plenty of network activity across the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Has A Plan To Boost Its LTE Network: “Moar Antennas For Everyone”

A major tip of the cap goes out to Kevin Fitchard over at GigaOM for nailing down this story on T-Mobile’s plan to “supercharge” its LTE network. As Fitchard points out right from the start, T-Mobile’s place as the last national carrier to launch a LTE network provides it with some extra benefits including using the most up-to-date radios on the market. T-Mobile’s keeping silent on most of the details, but Fitchard and … [read full article]

More T-Mobile LTE Sightings Yet Again Today In Austin/San Antonio, Seattle, And Philadelphia

Another day, another set of LTE sightings pop up as T-Mobile readies networks across the country in their effort to hit the 100 million POPs covered goal by summers end. This time we’re focused on Austin and San Antonio Texas; Seattle, Washington and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Accordingly, a few sightings have popped up in and the Sacramento, Santa Barbara and other surrounding … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s LTE Network Speeds Off To Great Start In New TechHive Survey, RootMetrics Report

The combination of T-Mobile’s 4G HSPA+ and LTE networks showed up strong in a new TechHive national survey of the nations four largest networks. T-Mobile’s LTE network is still in its infancy with only seven “confirmed” cities: Baltimore, Houston, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Phoenix, San Jose and Washington D.C. Of course we’ve already seen plenty of LTE coverage start to light up in cities like New York, Minneapolis, Los … [read full article]

T-Mobile LTE Sightings Abundant In The Los Angeles Area Today

T-Mobile’s next set of LTE network launches continues to get fine-tuned with the latest group of reports pointing to Los Angeles. According to sightings coming in via @tmonews Twitter, Facebook and my inbox Los Angeles area sightings are happening en masse. As with last weeks sightings in Minneapolis, New York City and Detroit we’re still calling this as “fine-tuning” and testing” but customers can still latch on to the LTE network. Los … [read full article]

Editorial: A Quick Note From Your Editor (That’s Me) Regarding Coverage

There is a devil and an angel on my shoulders right now, one of which is saying post this and try to explain your position. The other is saying post it, rant your little heart out and close off the comment section. Let’s see which voice I should have listened to: In recent days, there have been some “complaints” on the rise in iPhone coverage, specifically after the official iPhone announcement. I just want to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Selects RootMetrics App As New Tool For Comparing Signal Strength Against The Competition

T-Mobile’s continuing relationship with the good folks over at RootMetrics continues with the announcement that T-Mobile and RootMetrics will partner for comparing signal strength. In a blog post that went live yesterday, RM announced that T-Mobile has selected the company to serve “as the primary engine for comparing their signal strength to those of other carriers across the US.” T-Mobile will ask its customer base to give feedback on the service, regardless … [read full article]

Question Of The Day: How’s Your Coverage In T-Mobile’s Modernized Network Markets?

The promise of T-Mobile’s modernized network is one T-Mobile project that we’ve eagerly watched over the last year. The consideration that we, as T-Mobile customers can use handsets we’ve long since assumed would never work on T-Mobile’s 3G/4G networks are now ripe for the taking is plainly stated — wonderful. As of this writing, T-Mobile’s modernized network  consists of more than 40 markets and thereby allowed for images like the one … [read full article]

T-Mobile, Leap Wireless Announce Spectrum Swap In Several US Markets

T-Mobile and Leap Wireless have announced a plan to exchange spectrum in several markets around the US to improve coverage for both carriers. The spectrum swap also includes Leap receiving spectrum in Phoenix, Houston, Galveston, and Bryan College Station. T-Mobile will receive spectrum in various markets throughout Alabama, Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin. T-Mobile and Leap will also exchange spectrum with Cook Inlet, a joint venture T-Mobile has a non-controlling majority stake within … [read full article]

Which Carrier Has The Nations Largest FourGee Network?

AT&T has launched a new battle in the “4G” marketing wars with their very own claim that they have the nations largest 4G network. AT&T’s argument works to combine their new LTE presence with their HSPA+ network to support the size of their 4G network. AT&T’s marketing efforts began this Sunday and it’s in contrast to both Verizon and T-Mobile also arguing they have the nations largest 4G networks. It’s a little laughable … [read full article]