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T-Mobile Will Debut LTE-Advanced “Features” In 2013 According To Exec

T-Mobile’s plan to rollout LTE-Advanced features will begin before the end of 2013 according to comments from Dave Mayo, senior VP of technology, strategy, finance and development. Speaking at Light Reading’s Backhaul Strategies for Mobile Operators, Mayo said “We’ll begin rolling out LTE-advanced features later this year.” Mayo wouldn’t specify exactly what “features” meant however, leaving us to imagine and hypothesize. Some general LTE-Advanced updates “include “carrier aggregation” or a technique that bonds together … [read full article]

Will T-Mobile Be The First Carrier To Offer An LTE-Advanced Network?

With T-Mobile the last national carrier to launch their LTE network, they are setting their sights on being the first to have  LTE Advanced technology in place. In an interview with VentureBeat last week, T-Mobile’s head of radio network and evolution strategy Yasmin Karimli told the publication they believe they can move fast with existing hardware already in place. “I think we’ll probably be able to move faster [to LTE-Advanced] because we … [read full article]

First T-Mobile LTE Speed Tests Spotted In Kansas City?

T-Mobile’s first LTE markets of Kansas City and Las Vegas are set to go live within a matter of weeks, and now at least one XDA Developer user is seeing signs of life. The very first LTE speed test we’ve seen for T-Mobile’s LTE network, at least of the public variety shows around 10Mbps downlink and 5Mbps uplink. The speed test itself was taken in the Kansas City, Kansas area with … [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]