Tag Archives: Coverage

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]

Hurricane Irene T-Mobile Service Update

T-Mobile provided a quick update to their service restoration efforts letting all of their customers know that they are working hard to keep the network up and running for all the areas affected by Hurricane Irene. As of 1pm Pacific Time they were running at 85% operational service and we imagine they’ve already increased that number since the press release was issued. How did T-Mobile service work for you during Hurricane Irene? … [read full article]

T-Mobile Prepares For Hurricane Irene Landfall

Rather than me writing a paragraph or two on how important all of this stuff is, we’ll just post this T-Mobile press release which gives some helpful tips on how to stay in touch in the aftermath of any Hurricane. Being from Florida we’ve got quite a bit of experience with Hurricane aftermaths so we can safely say that text messaging will in fact be your best method of contact and Wi-Fi where … [read full article]

AT&T’s “Ooops” Damages Their Biggest Argument In Favor Of T-Mobile Takeover

AT&T’s Thursday filing to the FCC related to the T-Mobile USA takeover was accidentally not redacted allowing for some details to come out that they likely would have preferred to stay private. AT&T unintentionally revealed that it would cost them $3.8 billion in additional capital expenditures to build out their LTE network from the 80% percentage they already planned on to the 97% they want to build. The document was accidentally posted … [read full article]

T-Mobile Posts Promo Video For HSPA+ 42Mbps 4G Network

It’s definitely a very exciting time to be a T-Mobile customer as they both ramp up their 4G network with speeds that double their current offerings all while they continue their romance with AT&T. I kid I kid. T-Mobile has put together a short promotional video highlight just a few of the many reasons why T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps network is awesome. Increased spectrum, expanded radio capacity and more connections to the internet all improve the … [read full article]