Tag Archives: Coverage

Chicago Users Experiencing Data Outage Due To Power Outage?

Chicago-area T-Mobile users just waking up are alerting us of a data outage currently underway in the Chicago area due to power outages. We’ve independently confirmed potential data and voice troubles through unofficial channels and are waiting to learn more details. Early morning comments on the blog indicate the trouble has been ongoing for several hours. The problem is said to be somewhat limited to areas that have been without power due … [read full article]

Giant List Of Current Markets With T-Mobile’s 42Mbps HSPA+ Network

With the midnight announcement of additional HSPA+ 42Mbps networks there seemed to be a lot of confusion in the comments as to what cities had launched previously. Of course we provided the link to the last launch right in the post but we’ve decided to go one step further and give you the entire list of currently available markets. Well actually T-Mobile decided to do so and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces New HSPA+ 42Mbps Markets

T-Mobile is continuing it’s promise to continue rolling out its 42Mbps HSPA+ network with the launch of 47 more cities tonight. The end of May saw the announcement of 50 more cities and tonight’s 47 additional cities brings T-Mobile’s nationwide 4G 42Mbps HSPA+ network up to 102 cities. The Rocket 3.0, T-Mobile’s first and currently only device capable of hitting these super fast speeds have seen average speeds approaching 10Mbps … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Launch Of HSPA+ 42Mbps In 50 Markets, Rocket 3.0 Available May 25th

T-Mobile is announcing the expansion of it’s HSPA+ 42Mbps network to over 50 cities tonight! Boom, winning! T-Mobile customers in 55 markets will have access to increased 4G network speed, capacity and reliability. T-Mobile lit up Las Vegas, New York and Orlando back in March right before CTIA and promoted the network speeds throughout the show. Well they are ramping up efforts to rollout this network as fast as possible to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Readying Microcell In Home Solution?

With T-Mobile focusing so much attention on providing in home coverage solutions via Wi-Fi there has been little talk, at least that has been made public about a Microcell solution. While T-Mobile’s loyalty team has been beta testing Cel-Fi units that are designed to boost signals in the home a widespread rollout has yet to occur. As it turns out a recent survey conducted by a third party on behalf of T-Mobile was … [read full article]

So What Will A T-Mobile / AT&T Network Look Like?

Let’s put aside rumors of AT&T having to divest parts of the T-Mobile network in order to receive FCC and DOJ approval as we look at what the two conjoined networks could look like. Fierce Mobile acquired some images courtesy of American Roamer, an “independent source of wireless carrier network coverage and spectrum information” has gone and done just that. In this block of pretty pictures of the US wireless market, … [read full article]

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson Says T-Mobile Merger Immediately Improves Reliability

Speaking to the Council on Foreign Relations Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T reiterated that the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile deal would not create a “duopoly” as most customers have five or more mobile choices and that costs would decline further as mobile broadband traffic grows. Someone needs to tell me where Randall Stephenson gets his fairy magic. His belief is that the overnight addition of T-Mobile to the AT&T portfolio is going to “immediately … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces 5 Additional HSPA+ Cities

Oh HSPA+ announcements, we’ve longed for thee for many moons now. Thankfully you’ve returned in the form of 5 additional cities. Residents of Des Moines, Iowa, Gainesville and Panama City, Florida, Monterey, California and Savannah, Georgia say hello to HSPA+. In case you are keeping track, this brings T-Mobile’s total HSPA+ city count to 157 cities nationwide reaching over 200 million people. Download speeds can approach 5 Mbps in some cities and … [read full article]

Coverage Will Become A Central Point In The T-Mobile Roadmap, Considering “Non-Strategic” Asset Sale

As T-Mobile works to boost its financial position in the US, they are considering a number of options that include the sale of non-strategic assets such as cell towers to raise cash for future investments. Forming partnerships and spectrum-sharing opportunities are on the table, however no large cash acquisitions are in the works.  That seems like an obvious non-denial denial to the almost constant whisper that T-Mobile and Sprint are … [read full article]