Tag Archives: T-Mobile

T-Mobile finished 3rd or worse in each region according to J.D. Power’s network quality rankings

J.D. Power recently published its latest network quality rankings, and it doesn’t make great reading for T-Mobile or its fans. While it may be leading the way in terms of speed in the major metro areas, when it comes to overall quality, it’s still lagging behind AT&T and Verizon. J.D. Power’s network quality rankings measures which carriers provide service with the fewest lost calls, slow downloads, texts that fail to send or other … [read full article]

HTC One M9 to support band 12 and band 2 LTE?

Last year, when HTC launched its flagship phone, it did so without including support for one of T-Mobile’s newest LTE bands: 1900MHz band 2. Although, at the time it wasn’t very widespread, by the time 2014 came to a close, T-Mobile’s band 2 network was growing, a lot. In fact, most of the new LTE sites that went live in previous 2G/3G/HSPA-only networks were 1900MHz. The biggest of those – of course – … [read full article]

Microsoft Lumia 640 coming to T-Mobile and MetroPCS later this spring

Early this morning, here in sunny Barcelona, Microsoft took the wraps off its latest mid-range smartphones: The Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL. And at least one of those is making its way to T-Mobile and MetroPCS shelves later this spring. The carrier announced this morning that it will be selling the Lumia 640, making it a direct follow-up to the 635 which was released last … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s LTE coverage map will look like this by the end of 2015

Currently, T-Mobile’s LTE service covers around 265 million people, which is pretty impressive given their position just two years ago. But, by the end of 2015, the company says its target is to reach 300 million. Bringing it closer to the likes of AT&T and Verizon. Over on the HowardForums, a growing thread shows off a number of slides displaying what that coverage growth is going to look like. The maps were originally part … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Un-carrier movement is about to make a big push for small businesses

Last year, during one of T-Mobile’s earnings calls – I believe Q3 – the company’s executives made a passing comment about the business sector. If I remember correctly, the insinuation was that Verizon and AT&T were really big players in the world of business and enterprise. It’s something the two rely on. In fact, their success in the enterprise market is something of a comfy cushion for them, but T-Mobile was coming for … [read full article]