Tag Archives: HSPA

T-Mobile Website Now Lists Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G As “Coming Soon”

I know what you’re already thinking, of course it’s coming soon, they said March and well…we’re in March. Still, it’s notable that the Galaxy S Blaze 4G is now on the website as T-Mobile tends to post devices up online as “coming soon” when a launch timeframe hovers right around the “two weeks away” mark. As a quick reminder, the Blaze S 4G will launch as T-Mobile’s 3rd HSPA+ 42Mbps capable device, … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S III Set For March Announcement, April Launch?

The Samsung Galaxy S III is arguably one of the most anticipated Android smartphones in 2012, with the Galaxy S II already winner of a number of “best smartphone of 2011″ awards, the Galaxy S III has a lot to live up to. Samsung decided to skip a Mobile World Congress announcement for the Galaxy S III, and now a ZDNet Korea report indicates we could see a Samsung announcement later … [read full article]

T-Mobile HSPA+/LTE Network Will Use Integrated Radios, Won’t Completely End 2G Network

T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray, speaking with Fierce Wireless explained that T-Mobile will be the first wireless carrier to deploy integrated radios in North America. Ray says that integrated radios will be critical to T-Mobile’s network modernization process and its deployment of LTE Release 10. By integrating the antenna and the radio, power consumption can be reduced and less space is required on each tower. T-Mobile’s network modernization plan, which has only come … [read full article]

T-Mobile Emphasizes Service Over Speed While Waiting For LTE?

We’ve already seen and heard T-Mobile’s plans for 2012, a reinvigorated company with a “Challenger Strategy” ready to take on the world. It starts with a $4 billion network investment and the beginnings of a LTE rollout, and highlights a 1900MHz HSPA+ refarm allowing customers to use almost any unlocked HSPA+ capable phone in the world. T-Mobile will work hard to get wholesalers onto their network and will work furiously to … [read full article]

(Updated)T-Mobile Confirms LTE Rollout Top On Agenda Over HSPA+ 84, IMS Is The Future

  Update: There appears to be some confusion about the language in this article regarding the 1900MHz refarming. There is nothing that has changed since last week, 1900MHz will still be re-farmed for HSPA+ coverage and unlocked iPhone’s will still work when that re-farm is complete in your area. LTE is going to be deployed on the 1700 band for T-Mobile.  In a confirmation of intel we received late last week, T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S Blaze 4G Hands-On From Mobile World Congress

Quietly hanging around Samsung’s 2012 Mobile World Congress booth is the Galaxy S Blaze 4G, thankfully discovered by the folks at Unwired View. These images mark the first “in the wild” shots of the device we are seeing, on the heels of T-Mobile providing us with a “March” release timeframe just a few short days ago. As expected, some of T-Mobile’s services are already pre-installed, including T-Mobile TV and T-Mobile video … [read full article]

(Updated) T-Mobile And HTC Announce The HTC One S, Coming This Spring

Update: For anyone asking, the HTC One S will come with 16GB of internal storage.  HTC and T-Mobile just announced at Mobile World Congress T-Mobile as a premier launch partner for the HTC One S in the United States. The HTC One S (HTC Ville) will take advantage of T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps technology and is the thinnest smartphone on the Magenta network at just 7.95mm thick. With a unibody aluminum design, the … [read full article]

HTC Ville (One S) Specs And Images Hit The Interwebs Ahead Of Mobile World Congress

The HTC Ville is a definite T-Mobile arrival according to earlier leaked intel and “confirmed” through an internal T-Mobile document highlighting upcoming accessories. With a dual-core 1GHz processor, a 4.7-inch display with a resolution of 540 x 960, and 16GB of storage we’re eager to see how the HTC Ville shapes on T-Mobile’s network, though we’re a little disappointed by that screen resolution. Have a look at the full “known” … [read full article]

Some More T-Mobile Tidbits To Finish Off The Week

As we finish out this crazy week we thought we’d bring just a few more little tidbits of intel to talk about T-Mobile and the future. Let’s start with what seemed mostly obvious yesterday…T-Mobile isn’t likely to carry the iPhone until Apple changes their terms for subsidies. We should, of course mention that is subject to change and ANYTHING can happen with T-Mobile and the iPhone as 2012 progresses. Moving on to … [read full article]

Is T-Mobile Ready For The Future, 2013 And Beyond?

While yesterdays T-Mobile fourth quarter 2011 financials were by all accounts, less than stellar, the company took the opportnity to lay out aggressive plans for 2012, 2013 and beyond. Utilizing a “Challenger” strategy to reinvigorate the company, T-Mobile’s CEO Philip Humm emphasized the company’s strengths, weaknesses and how both of those will blend into their plans to bring the company back with a fighting spirit. So I’m asking you, dearest … [read full article]