Tag Archives: LTE

T-Mobile’s LTE Launch In Las Vegas Will Be Followed With Kansas City

Kansas City represent as T-Mobile’s Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray has indicated that the company will launch the “City of Fountains” as its second LTE market after Las Vegas. These two markets are generally the first to go live with network enhancements and fall in line with my own thoughts back in the days prior to CES. In fact, we expect that the LTE market launches will follow a similar pattern … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s CEO Talks Unlimited Data, Price Points For Future LTE Network

As we wait for official T-Mobile word that Las Vegas is live as their first LTE market, there are plenty of lingering questions regarding any LTE announcement. Perhaps the most important of these questions are — will T-Mobile charge more for data on LTE and will they continue their unlimited plan? According to this interview with The Seattle Times, the answer … [read full article]

T-Mobile Roadmap Includes Blackberry 10, “Value Plan Only” Launch Dates

Say hello to T-Mobile’s newest roadmap and while it devices launches are always a little thin at the beginning of the year, there are a few notable aspects to this image. The first is the March 27th launch of the “Blackberry Lisbon,” better known as an upcoming Blackberry 10 device. On the heels of T-Mobile confirming their intent to carry Blackberry’s upcoming new OS comes this roadmap and a determination of … [read full article]

T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray Drops Hint That Las Vegas LTE Market Launch Happening Before End Of January

Your eyes aren’t deceiving you, T-Mobile’s Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray just dropped word during the Citi Global conference in Las Vegas that his company’s first LTE market will go live in the next “two to three weeks.” Given the importance of Las Vegas with events like the Consumer Electronics Show, it’s not surprising that “Sin City” will be the first market to get the green light. If you recall, Las Vegas was … [read full article]

T-Mobile CES 2013 Preview, What Will We See?

The 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is about to get underway and T-Mobile may be one of the few carriers to have some major announcements. As companies cut their dependency on CES launches and plan their own events throughout the year, we still expect T-Mobile to take advantage of having the worlds greatest tech audience all in one place. I’m saddened that for the first time in five years I’m not on … [read full article]

Editorial: T-Mobile Needs To Focus On The Real Network Issue: The Large Swath Of 2G-Only Markets

After T-Mobile’s announcements last week, I spent some time over the weekend evaluating T-Mobile’s work over the last two years. We all remember how T-Mobile was effectively paralyzed by the attempted acquisition by AT&T in 2011, and how it really messed up the company. Initially, I felt that T-Mobile’s announcement of the modernization of its network throughout 2012 was a great plan. I was hopeful that this would finally mean that T-Mobile will … [read full article]

The Best Of The Rest From Deutsche Telekom’s Investor Conference: LTE, Network Modernization, Customer Service

  Wow, what a day for T-Mobile, its employees, it’s customers and the promise for its future. Even with the iPhone and Value Plan announcements, there’s still more to cover from todays investor conference: Let’s talk LTE for a moment as T-Mobile’s CEO stated that coverage will expand to 100 million LTE pops for the first half of … [read full article]

Leftover Chip Technology To Blame For Lack Of LTE On Nexus 4 Says LG

With the ability to activate LTE on the AWS band with a minimum of work, LG is taking to the press to officially discuss the lack of the feature. In fact, LG’s reasoning is pretty much exactly what we expected, the Nexus 4 has leftover chip technology from the LG Optimus G, an LTE-ready device. “In order to provide the best possible specification for Nexus 4, LG utilized the same powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset as can be found in its 4G … [read full article]