Tag Archives: LTE

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]

Nexus 4 Tweak Allows LTE Activation On One Frequency, And It’s Good News

It may be a crazy day of Black Friday shopping around the country, but if can turn your attention away from door-buster deals for a minute, this just might interest you. It turns out those crafty boys from XDA Developers may have discovered a quick and easy way to activate LTE on the Nexus 4. As it turns out, the Nexus 4, which is by all accounts, an LTE-less device can … [read full article]

First Impressions Of The Nexus 4 On T-Mobile

Sometime during the course of the summer, I wrote an editorial where I pledged I would never buy another Android device that didn’t carry the “Nexus” name. In that editorial I laid out my case and stated that, thanks in no part to the incredibly unreliable timetable for Android updates, I felt most comfortable investing in a future Nexus device, even if I was only doing so once a year. To me, … [read full article]

T-Mobile COO: We Want The iPhone, But Not If We Have To Make Sacrifices

Speaking at the Morgan Stanley 12th Annual Technology, Media & Telecoms Conference in Barcelona, T-Mobile COO Jim Alling admitted the carrier is at a disadvantage without the iPhone. However, Alling adds that T-Mobile USA won’t make sacrifices to bring the iPhone to its portfolio. “Make no mistake about it: We would love to carry the iPhone. However, we want the economies to be right for us.” Alling added that his company … [read full article]