Little Rock, Arkansas Goes 3G


Update: Yakima, Washington apparently also get 3G today!

With the year almost over, T-Mobile must be moving furiously to reach their goal of covering over 200 million people with 3G coverage. Today’s launch news is courtesy of Little Rock, Arkansas which is waking up to all that is 3G goodness and just in time for the holiday’s. Since it’s a slow news week, here are some fun facts about Arkansas:

  • It is illegal to mispronounce Arkansas while in the state. It must be pronounced “Arkansaw”
  • Sam Walton founded his Wal-Mart stores in Bentonville, Arkansas
  • The first woman elected to the U.S. Senate was from Arkansas — Hattie Caraway, elected November 1932
  • The word Arkansas is from the Quapaw Indian language meaning south wind