Tag Archives: HSPA

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]

Is This T-mobile’s First Windows Phone 8 Smartphone? With LTE?

Windows Phone fans, now would be a really great time to pay attention as believe we’ve discovered T-Mobile’s first Windows Phone 8 device — with LTE. That’s right, your eyes are not deceiving you as the user agent string indicates this device is  running Microsoft Internet Explorer 10, which tells us this is running Microsoft’s newest OS. The better news, tucked away inside the radio portion of the document is a listing for … [read full article]

T-Mobile Searching For VoLTE Specialists According To New Job Listing

A new job listing on T-Mobile’s website might hint at the company’s plans to roll out Voice-over-LTE services, just months after stating they were still “evaluating” the technology. Voice over LTE is pretty much what it sounds like, technology aside, it’s utilizing 4G networks for both voice and data services, not just data. As it stands today, both AT&T and Verizon are using LTE for data on just voice only, though Verizon has … [read full article]

T-Mobile Drops “America’s Largest 4G Network Claim” As Of July 10th

I’m sorry to say that we’ve just heard via a Fierce Wireless story that T-Mobile has discontinued its “America’s Largest 4G Network” tagline after 18 months of use. As of July 10th, T-Mobile will no longer use the phrase “America’s Largest 4G network,” instead focusing on rivaling its competitors with speed in real-world tests. “With the breadth of T-Mobile’s nationwide 4G network well established, we recently moved to a network claim that reflects … [read full article]

T-Mobile Pilot Trial Will Start Moving Customers Off 2G Network With Upgrade Incentives

Looks like T-Mobile is beginning to kick their network refarm into another gear as a new piece of intel hits our inbox suggesting T-Mobile will begin a “3G Device Upgrade Pilot” for select cities in the US. Beginning July 9th and running through July 30th, select residents of Los Angeles, Boston, New York City, DC, and Miami will take part in a pilot to cut the number of 2G devices on T-Mobile’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note Training Document Talks Processor, Software

Like the rest of you, we’ve been eager to discover more on T-Mobile’s incoming Galaxy Note, notably the type of processor, software, and HSPA+ speeds. Thanks to a leaked training sheet, we’ve got some answers and can say that T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note will sport a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1080p HD video recording, 8 megapixel rear-facing camera, 2 megapixel front-facing camera and T-Mobile’s 4G HSPA+ network. … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s HSPA+ Network Takes On LTE In PC Mag’s Latest Speed Tests

Well, well, well — yet another piece of news that shows T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps network holds its own against the likes of Verizon’s LTE network. This new study, courtesy of PC Mag, shows that not only does T-Mobile hold its own, “It’s really fast, covers a lot of the country and is inexpensive.” In fact, T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps network bested Verizon’s LTE network in 11 cities and outside of cities, it “blew away … [read full article]

T-Mobile Says “Making Great Progress” On 4G Network Modernization

T-Mobile Senior Vice President Dave Mayo took to the company’s Insight and Issues blog this afternoon and provided us with a brief update on T-Mobile’s current 4G network modernization progress. Let’s hit some of the high-points as Mayo says that the first 400 modernized GSM/HSPA+ sites will be completed by the end of June, with more than 2,500 sites installed by the end of July. Of course, those sites are likely scattered … [read full article]

T-Mobile Memo Alerts Employees Of PCS/1900 HSPA+ Testing In San Francisco

We already knew that T-Mobile planned on “coincidentally” showing off their 1900/PCS HSPA+ refarmed network at tomorrow’s World Wide Developer Convention for Apple — and they are letting employees know this is the real deal. The memo doesn’t tell us anything we didn’t already know two days ago, including the sudden discovery of this effort by an “iPhone-using pedestrian” who just happened to be walking by the center. T-Mobile emphasizes that their … [read full article]