Tag Archives: LTE

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]

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S III Specs Leak, Full HD Display In Tow?

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for the second round of the Galaxy S III rumor mill game — behind door number one: more “exclusive” details from the folks at BGR.com. Having already reported that Samsung’s next flagship smartphone would launch simultaneously around the world, BGR is back with some “new” detailed specifications from their sources inside the halls at Samsung. So let’s get right to it: 1.5GHz quad-core Samsung Exynos processor … [read full article]

Meet The Newest Rumored Galaxy S III Rumor…An Oversized Display

We’re still waiting for Samsung to sort out their Galaxy S III launch announcement schedule, especially considering it’s not coming this week at Mobile World Congress. In the meantime, we’re getting word of some new specs courtesy of BGR, citing a “trust source” that the Galaxy S III will release in over 50 “markets” or “cities” simultaneously. That’s the first part of this story, the second part is the real meat of … [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]

Verizon Says They Use Spectrum Twice As Efficiently As T-Mobile

Ok…so let’s just get this right out-of-the-way. The reason Verizon uses spectrum twice as efficiently as T-Mobile is because their network goes out every other day. It’s easy to be spectrum efficient with a LTE network that hardly works. Ok, stupid joke over. Anyway… With T-Mobile already launching the first salvo in what will inevitably be a back and forth has now found a first Verizon response via Verizon’s policy blog. In … [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]

Update: T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm And CTO Neville Ray Outline Company Plans, 10 LTE Devices In 2013

Update: I accidentally left out a critical part of todays story, T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm indicated the carrier would offer 10 LTE handsets by the end of 2013. Along with that, T-mobile stated their LTE network would support theoretical speeds up to 72Mbps. On a conference call earlier this morning T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm and CTO Neville Ray continued to outline company plans for 2012. While they discussed information that was already … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces 2012 Reinvigorated Challenger Strategy, Will Refocus Company

On the heels of T-Mobile’s fourth quarter 2012 financial earnings, T-Mobile announces a reinvigorated challenger strategy for 2012 to help move the business back on track. T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm outlined the reinvigorated challenger strategy focused on making T-Mobile’s 4G services more affordable. In 2012 we will see T-Mobile: “Aggressively” pursue the B2B market, ramp up advertising spending and work to attract new MVNO partners A $4 billion investment into network modernization … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial Results, LTE Network Coming In 2013

Early this morning T-Mobile USA announced their first earnings report since the AT&T merger fell through and noted a loss of 802,000 customers in the fourth quarter. That’s the bad news and we know, it’s pretty bad. The good news is that thanks to the AWS spectrum T-Mobile received from termination of the AT&T deal, T-Mobile will launch their LTE service in 2013. Additionally, T-Mobile will spend $4billion rolling out HSPA+ on their … [read full article]