Tag Archives: HSPA

Google Updates Nexus 4 Play Store Page To Include HSPA+ 42Mbps Connectivity

In a quick update and brief update, Google has updated their Play Store page for the Nexus 4 to indicate the availability of HSPA+ 42Mbps connectivity, just as we expected. Having confirmed T-Mobile’s Nexus 4 would also be sold with HSPA+ 42Mbps, it seemed like a sure thing that the Play Store model would as well. Now, we can put aside any concerns that one model of the Nexus 4 would … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Upcoming Availability Of The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1″

It looks like the Galaxy Note II will share the T-Mobile spotlight this morning as Magenta announces the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1″. The Tab, powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor running T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps network runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with a 1280×800 WXGA display. T-Mobile did not announce any concrete information … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note II Passes Through The FCC, Is Future Proofed With LTE

Talk about some big news on a Friday night as we get word that the Samsung Galaxy Note II for T-Mobile passes through the FCC. Of course that in and of itself isn’t the big news, the BIG news is the report itself which lists the following available frequencies for wireless: 850/1900 GSM/GPRS/EDGE, 850/1700/1900 WCDMA/HSPA, Band 4 (5, 10, 15, 20 MHz), 17 LTE (5, 10 MHz). Yup, that’s both 700 MHz … [read full article]

Samsung Announces Galaxy Note II For T-Mobile, All Four Major US Carriers

Now this is how we like to start our mornings as Samsung announces the release of the Galaxy Note II inside the US for all four major US carriers and US Cellular. The Note II will be optimized for US networks with 4G LTE and HSPA+42 connectivity, 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, microSD slot, enhanced S Pen and S Pen apps, and a larger, thinner, lighter form factor than its predecessor. Unfortunately, Samsung … [read full article]

Sony Xperia T Hits The FCC, Offers Up T-Mobile Ready Pentaband Networking

While it’s definitely not a sure thing for T-Mobile, the Sony Xperia T just passed through the halls of the FCC complete with pentaband support, which means support for all of T-Mobile’s HSPA+ frequencies. That definitely means it’s going to be a great phone to import, but it’s also possible that this could land on T-Mobile shelves in the future. We do have to consider that T-Mobile hasn’t launched a Sony product in … [read full article]

Will You Bring An Unlocked Smartphone To T-Mobile’s Refarmed Network?

For a moment forget about all the attention T-Mobile is placing on the iPhone and their soon-to-be refarmed network, and remember that the iPhone is just one of many smartphones that will take advantage of this new capability. In fact, any phone with 1900MHz HSPA+ or HSDPA will be table to take advantage of T-Mobile’s refarmed network in a big way and that opens up the door for a heap of new possibilities. … [read full article]

Newest Verizon Marketing Spot Pokes Fun At T-Mobile’s Non-Existent LTE Network

Verizon’s newest marketing spot is definitely taking some cheap shots at T-Mobile’s nonexistent LTE network. Verizon calls this a “focus group” which is probably better known as a group of low-paid actors but hey, I can’t say that for certain. Still, Verizon does have the nation’s largest LTE network, nobody is disputing that and they arguably have one of the best networks, period. Still, I can’t help but notice the absence of any … [read full article]

Samsung SGH-T889 Coming To T-Mobile As The Galaxy Note II?

Here’s something I know that will hopefully make some of you very excited, the prospect of T-Mobile getting the Galaxy Note II. Well, that’s exactly what we think is going to happen as the future-bound T889 for T-Mobile looks very much like a Galaxy Note successor on T-Mobile. In fact, there’s even “about device” build screen for you to ogle and discover with Jelly Bean. So what’s with our confidence level? Well, … [read full article]