Tag Archives: LTE

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]

T-Mobile Teases LTE Speed Sightings On Twitter With Instagram Pic, Crazy Fast Speeds

Oh T-Mobile, how you tease us with all these LTE sightings popping up lately. Is that why you’re teasing us on social media with this Instagram image showing speeds that are unlikely to be found in the real world, but intriguing nonetheless? As the tweet itself mentions, speed sightings are showing up every day and we’ve already seen more than a dozen … [read full article]

Hello Again With Another Round Of LTE Sightings From Across The Country

It’s another day in T-Mobile land and you know what that means, another group of LTE sightings. With yesterday’s activity, T-Mobile’s LTE network is clearly stepping into another gear as these sightings are steadily coming in from every geographic area we’ve posted. This morning the honor goes to Atlanta, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama; multiple cities in Puerto Rico, Orlando/Kissimmee, Florida; Salem, North Carolina and Cleveland, Ohio. I should also throw Pittsburgh in as a … [read full article]

T-Mobile LTE Sightings Continue With Chicago, Miami, Tampa And Salt Lake City

Good Monday morning TmoNews readers and especially to those residents of Chicago, Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Tampa and the Salt Lake City areas as a new group of LTE sightings are coming in fast. No official announcement for any of these markets has been discovered as of this writing, but that’s not stopping plenty of T-Mobile customers from spotting the 4G LTE icon on their smartphone displays and hitting up that speed-test app for … [read full article]