Tag Archives: HSPA

RootMetrics: T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42 Network A Great Choice

Hey HSPA+ 42Mbps doubters, RootMetrics says learn to love your T-Mobile 4G network because it’s pretty damn good. According to their study, T-Mobile is closer to AT&T’s LTE network than you might expect and definitely belongs in the top tier with Verizon’s and AT&T’s LTE networks. Their most recent study took a look at 42 markets for a combined 320,000 drive and indoor location data tests, using off-the-shelf consumer phones you can already … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces LTE Infrastructure Vendors, HSPA+ 42 Network Expansion

T-Mobile inches a little closer to their LTE rollout in 2013 as they announce multi-year agreements with Ericsson and Nokia Siemens. Supporting T-Mobile’s planned $4 billion dollar 4G LTE “network evolution plan,” both companies will work with T-Mobile to help modernize T-Mobile’s network and aid in the deployment of LTE service in 2013. As part of the agreement, Ericsson and Nokia Siemens will install LTE-ready equipment on 37,000 cell sites across T-Mobile’s existing … [read full article]

Samsung’s Galaxy S III Announcement Is Two Days Away, What Can We Expect?

Note: This is a dual-post I threw up on DroidDog.com as well. I’ve tailored this post for the T-Mobile fan in all of us. You’ll see me throwing myself more and more into the Android community, you’ll find out why tonight! That’s a tease for a story going up later. Hint, hint.  If you’ve watched the news for the past few months, with a specific eye on the past few weeks you’ve seen … [read full article]

Big News From Google, Unlocked Galaxy Nexus Now Available For Just $399.99

Whoa, big big news from Google as they release an unlocked Galaxy Nexus device available directly from the Google Play store for $399.99. This unlocked, pentaband device supports HSPA+ 21Mbps and will work perfectly on T-Mobile’s network. As you see in the picture, T-Mobile is even highlighted as a supporting network along with other GSM carriers in the United States. This is an incredible offer and easily the best price we’ve seen on … [read full article]

T-Mobile, AT&T Continue Battle Over Claim Of Nations Largest 4G Network

T-Mobile currently lays claim to the title “America’s Largest 4G Network” based on coverage of 215 million people with HSPA+ technology. However, AT&T is working to one up that claim with their own figure of nearly 250 million people covered by their “4G network.” It was back in February when AT&T first tried to claim the title of the nation’s largest 4G network, but did so without providing any specific figures. Now, … [read full article]

HTC One S April 25 Launch Date Listed One Again, Still Not Priced

While all our information has us believing the HTC One S will make its debut on April 25th, we’re still waiting for official word from T-Mobile. Until then, we’ll just have to make do with another piece of unofficial intel pointing to the April 25th date. Sadly, no price is listed on this sheet, but we suspect the price will be similar to the launch price of the Galaxy S II … [read full article]

HTC One S Dummy Units Begin Arriving In T-Mobile Stores

While we’re waiting for T-Mobile to announce the official release date and price for the HTC One S, T-Mobile retail stores are beginning to see dummy devices arrive. Dummy device arrivals often happen a week or so before launch so this is a good sign that we’re not to far off from an official launch. With the special T-Mobile/HTC launch party taking place next week, we’re guessing we’ll find out … [read full article]

The TmoNews Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G First Hands-On

T-Mobile’s newest Android offering comes in the form of the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G, their third HSPA+ 42Mbps capable device to hit the market. With a 3.97″ Super AMOLED display, dual-core Qualcomm S3 processor and 4G connectivity, the Blaze 4G will try and to steal attention away from the Samsung Galaxy S II, currently T-Mobile’s highest-end offering. I should first say that this is not a review, it’s barely a preview … [read full article]

AT&T Version Of Samsung Galaxy Note Can Play Nice On T-Mobile With A Little Hackery

We first caught wind of this two days ago and took to Twitter to let the community know you can now run a AT&T Galaxy Note on T-Mobile, with some hacking. Thanks to the crazy smart members at XDA Developers, you can use the AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note (i717) and hack it to use T-Mobile’s 4G network, albeit with some caveats. There are actually two steps required to carry out this task … [read full article]

T-Mobile Expands HSPA+ Network, Says Failed AT&T Deal “Paved Way” For LTE

T-Mobile USA CTO Neville Ray just announced the expansion of T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network via a company blog post. T-Mobile’s 4G network will be available in Abilene, Amarillo, Odessa, and Victoria, Tex; Bakersfield, CA; Eau Claire, Wis.; Joplin and St. Joseph, MO. Additionally, customers in Abilene, Amarillo, Bakersfield, Odessa, Port St. Lucie, and Victoria can experience the faster speeds offered by T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42 network with devices such as the recently announced [read full article]