Tag Archives: Coverage

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. [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]

Dear T-Mobile, Please Bring Multiflow To Your Network, Thank You

Nokia Siemens has announced they are showing off the next evolution in HSPA+ technology at the Mobile World Conference next week in Barcelona. Currently called “HSPA+ Multiflow,” this service allows mobile devices to connect to two cell towers simultaneously helping connectivity. Multiflow’s connection to a second tower can make sure a mobile device is connected to a second tower when signal begins fading and could also lead to greatly increased data speeds. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Continues Commitment To Wi-Fi Calling In Future Handsets

T-Mobile’s Director of Product Management, Josh Lonn had plenty to say in response to a The Verge article on the “Dirty Secrets of IP Calling.” Most important are his words that T-Mobile will continue to support for Wi-Fi calling and thankfully so, it’s both an invaluable and desirable feature that far too many carriers have overlooked. With indoor coverage being such a troublesome area for tens of millions of wireless customers, Wi-Fi Calling … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces 11 New HSPA+ Markets Going Live In 11 Markets, Expanding In 9

T-Mobile announces another expansion of their high-speed, super fast HSPA+ 42Mbps network in 11 new markets and expanding its 21Mbps network in 9 additional cities. The HSPA+ 42Mbps launch markets are : Bend, Medford and Corvallis, Ore.; Benton Harbor, Mich.; Bloomington, Champaign–Urbana and Springfield, Ill.; Columbus, Ga.; Hagerstown, Md.; Montgomery, Ala; Yuba City, Calif. T-Mobile 4G 21 Mbps markets where HSPA+ is launching today: Corvallis, Ore.; Decatur and Peoria, Ill.; Evansville, Ind.; … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Launch Signal Booster Program On September 7th

We’ve heard rumors of T-Mobile preparing an in-home solution for signal boosters for almost as long as we have been doing this website. There have been hints along the way that T-Mobile has been providing them via a loyalty program in small markets as well as question surveys that inquire about coverage-boosting devices in your home. Well that knowledge in mind we’ve just received word that come September 7th, the Signal Booster … [read full article]