T-Mobile Extended Range LTE now in Orange County, LA, Austin, and Washington, DC


Recently T-Mobile has made a few announcements about its Extended Range LTE going live in markets like Miami, Fresno, and Houston. Now T-Mo has opened the Extended Range LTE floodgates, revealing many new markets in which the 700MHz coverage is now live.

According to T-Mobile, the Extended Range LTE service is now live in Orange County, Los Angeles, Austin, and Washington, DC, as well as some Maryland and Northern Virginia areas. Here are the specific areas in which T-Mo says its Extended Range LTE is now live:

  • Orange County, Calif.: Anaheim, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, Laguna Nigel, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Orange, San Clemente, Santa Ana, Tustin, Westminster, and Yorba Linda
  • Los Angeles, Calif.: Arcadia, Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Azusa, Baldwin Park, California City, Camarillo, Canoga Park, Chino, Covina, Culver City, Duarte, Encino, Hacienda Heights, La Canada Flintridge, La Crescenta, Lake Elsinore, La Puente, Littlerock, Los Osos, Marina del Rey, Monrovia, Montclair, Montebello, Monterey Park, Moreno Valley, Murrieta, Newhall, North Hills, Ojai, Ontario, Oxnard, Pacific Palisades, Perris, Pomona, Port Hueneme, Porter Ranch, Redlands, Reseda, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Dimas, Santa Maria, Santa Paula, South Pasadena, Rancho Cucamonga, Studio City, Temecula, Tehachapi, Thousand Oaks, Ventura, Victorville, West Covina, West Hills, Westlake Village, Whittier, Winnetka, and Woodland Hills
  • Austin, Texas: Cedar Park, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Georgetown, Lake Travis, and Kyle (TX)
  • Washington, DC and Baltimore, Md.: Annapolis (MD), College Park (MD), Bethesda (MD), Silver Spring (MD), Landover (MD), Laurel (MD), Frederick (MD), Towson (MD), Alexandria (VA), Arlington (VA), Fairfax (VA), Tysons Corner (VA), Vienna (VA), Manassas (VA), Reston (VA), Ashburn (VA), Fair Oaks (VA), Sterling (VA), Chantilly (VA), and many other smaller towns throughout Maryland and Virginia

Extended Range LTE uses 700MHz spectrum to push T-Mobile’s LTE coverage over farther distances that its other LTE airwaves, and it’s also better at penetrating buildings. With T-Mobile’s goal of having Extended Range LTE in more than 350 markets by year’s end, it’s not a surprise to see an aggressive rollout of the service, but it’s still pretty exciting.

Sources: T-Mobile (1), (2), (3), (4)

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