Tag Archives: LTE

Industry Analyst Speculates The Tide Has Finally Turned In T-Mobile’s Favor

With T-Mobile’s first truly positive quarterly results still fresh in the mind of industry analysts, at least one such industry watcher is publicly stating T-Mobile is on the prowl. In a research note last Friday, UBS Investment Research analyst John Hodulik notes that T-Mobile’s second quarter successes means “more upside” for T-Mobile’s share value. Hodulik also insinuated that the successes of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Execs Talk Apple Products, JUMP! And Future Plans On Investor Call

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T-Mobile is no doubt riding a high today with some of the best quarterly numbers the company has seen in years and they aren’t shying away from what the future might hold. In an interview with CNBC, T-Mobile CEO John Legere didn’t hold back from poking the competition and emphasizing that Uncarrier “Phase 3″ is “right around the corner.” “Stay tuned … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces August 7th Release Date For LG Optimus F3

T-Mobile has gone and made the release of the LG Optimus F3, a phone we’ve already seen through a series of leaks official. Coming August 7th, the Optimus F3 will be available on the company’s Simple Choice rate plan offerings for $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $10. The Optimus F3 includes a 4″ IPS display, 5 megapixel rear-facing camera, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, LTE capability, up to 32GB expandable memory … [read full article]

T-Mobile Says 2×10 MHz Coming to 90% Of Top 25 Markets By End Of Year

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We know T-Mobile is working hard and fast to do as much with their LTE network before year’s end which makes a new report unsurprising, but welcome. According to Light Reading, T-Mobile is ready to upgrade its 4G LTE market to 2x10MHz service in 90% of the top 25 market by the end of 2013. So David, what does that mean? Well, a good part of T-Mobile’s markets are 2x5MHz channels which … [read full article]

(Update) The Verge Confirms T-Mobile “Upgrading Upgrades,” Part Of T-Mobile Event Today

Update: See Tweet below. In a move that confirms our intel that T-Mobile “upgrade upgrades” at their media event taking place later this afternoon, The Verge has confirmed that intel via a newly leaked image. An earlier report by CNET had suggested that T-Mobile might want a monthly fee or a survey that went out to customers suggesting the company would consider requiring customers to trade-in their existing handsets. Ultimately any such program … [read full article]

MetroPCS Customers Rejoice As GSM-Ready Variant Of The Samsung Galaxy S 4 Is Released

A little break from the T-Mobile-centric world today as we highlight the release of the Galaxy S 4 on MetroPCS. The important piece of news here is that the MetroPCS Galaxy S 4 integrates a GSM/HSPA+/LTE radio designed for its parent company in T-Mobile. That’s great news for T-Mobile as the sooner the Magenta carrier can move MetroPCS customers off their existing CDMA network, the faster T-Mobile can put that spectrum … [read full article]

T-Mobile LTE Sightings Continue With Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Greensboro And Sacramento

It’s only been a few days since our last LTE sighting post but the crossover into July hopefully takes us one step closer to whatever T-Mobile has in store announcement wise. The number of LTE sightings in various markets is heating up more and more by the day and while some of them are sporadic sightings at best, it’s clear that T-Mobile’s engineers are hard at work all across this great land. Todays … [read full article]

(Updated) New Group Of LTE Sightings Includes Portland, Buffalo And Montgomery

Update: I almost missed a number of sightings out of Albany, NY this past 24 hours so…there’s Albany in here now as well. It’s been a few days since our last LTE sighting post, but that certainly hasn’t been due to a lack of emails pouring in. Today’s group includes three cities (Portland, Oregon; Buffalo, New York and Montgomery, Alabama) that are not a part of the extended list we have worked off … [read full article]

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]