Tag Archives: LTE

Sony Xperia Z Passes Through The FCC Complete With T-Mobile LTE bands

  With our previous indicators already providing more than enough reason to believe T-Mobile was internally testing the Sony Xperia Z, a new FCC find bolsters the evidence. A T-Mobile-compatible version of the Xperia Z passed through the halls of the FCC including a T-Mobile branded user manual which highlights T-Mobile specific features such as Wi-Fi calling. The FCC documentation confirms the presence of both AWS LTE and pentaband HSPA+ which makes … [read full article]

T-Mobile Set To Launch New LTE Markets In May, Two Dozen Markets In June

T-Mobile’s LTE rollout has already gotten under way with seven markets live and serving the customers in those markets. Seven markets may seem small compared to the depth of competitors rollouts, but T-Mobile is set to bump their LTE market count in the coming weeks with a number of launches in May and a rumored two dozen markets going live in June. T-Mobile is expected to have more than … [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]

T-Mobile Sending Out Carrier Update Enabling LTE For Unlocked iPhone Devices On April 5th?

Update: As some of you have mentioned, there is no mention of LTE specifically in the body of the image below. Word from our sources is that this carrier update will enable LTE and it makes sense, given that  seven LTE markets are live and a carrier .ipcc update is all that’s required to do so.  As T-Mobile customers using unlocked AT&T or unlocked iPhone devices have had some lingering questions regarding … [read full article]

T-Mobile Confirms No Lumia 810 LTE Support With Short Statement

After weeks of speculation, most of it unwarranted the issue of LTE inside the Lumia 810 has finally been put to rest. As a number of stories have surfaced in the past few days indicating T-Mobile had indicated the device wasn’t in fact LTE-ready, I decided to do one last check with T-Mobile: While the Nokia Lumia 810 features a chipset, which provides the hardware capability to support both HSPA+42 and LTE, … [read full article]

Weekend Poll: Which LTE Device On T-Mobile Excites You The Most?

It’s time for a weekend poll and this time I’m wondering what current or future LTE device on T-Mobile you are most looking forward to. Mind you the list is still limited and it doesn’t include devices that require workarounds to gain LTE capability like the Nexus 4. I’m also not including the Lumia 810 which is said to have built-in LTE capability but T-Mobile has yet to confirm they … [read full article]

Apple Modifying iPhone 5 For T-Mobile Bands, Existing Devices Won’t Have AWS Support

  Apple has confirmed that it will sell a new version of the A1428 iPhone 5 model to support additional AWS bands for T-Mobile. Unfortunately, that means existing iPhone 5 users will not gain AWS support (on the 1700 band) via any kind of software update. Ultimately, that means that existing iPhone 5 devices won’t support the highest speeds on T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network, and will be phased out for the new A1428 model. Said … [read full article]