T-Mobile 600MHz LTE coverage shown on map

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T-Mobile regularly touts its 600MHz coverage, which it first began deploying in August 2017 and has since been rolling out across the U.S. to improve its 4G LTE network. Now a new map has emerged that shows off where that 600MHz coverage is located.

A new T-Mobile 600MHz LTE map has been put together by Ookla Speedtest and PCMag. The map includes all of the ZIP codes where T-Mobile customers with Android phones ran speed tests on low-band coverage since April 2018. T-Mo then helped to remove false positives from the map.

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While the map does only show areas where low-band speed tests were identified, it does help to give us an idea of the parts of the U.S. that’ve benefitted from T-Mobile’s 600MHz rollout. We can see lots of added coverage in North and South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Minnesota, Kansas, and Wisconsin, as well as areas like southern Maine and northern Michigan.

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T-Mobile says that its 600MHz coverage reaches 340 rural cities and towns that T-Mo previously had no presence in. In total, the 600MHz LTE network is available in more than 2,700 cities and towns in 43 states and Puerto Rico. T-Mobile sells 29 devices that support its 600MHz LTE, including the iPhone XS and XR, Moto E5 Plus and E5 Play, OnePlus 6T, LG G7 ThinQ, LG V30 and V40 ThinQ, Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, and the Galaxy Note 9. The new Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e support T-Mobile’s 600MHz LTE coverage as well.

T-Mo’s 600MHz LTE coverage should continue to improve this year as the spectrum is cleared by TV stations occupying it. T-Mobile expects that 600MHz spectrum covering areas of 272 million people will be cleared this year.

T-Mobile spent $7.99 billion on 600MHz spectrum in the FCC’s auction back in April 2017, buying up 45 percent of all of the low-band spectrum available in the auction. Since then, it’s help to expand T-Mobile’s 4G LTE coverage, with the 600MHz Extended Range LTE reaching farther and offering better building penetration compared to mid-band LTE. Recently, T-Mo has been announcing low-band LTE upgrades every couple of weeks, detailing where in the U.S. it’s been deploying 600MHz and 700MHz upgrades.

Source: PCMag

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  • Sharti24

    Another 600mhz deployment map

    https://coverage.lart2150.com

  • Lord GoFuckYourself

    OMFG… there is literally NONE in Florida. You can’t even USE tmobile in Florida. Ho Lee FuK I’m switching back to Verizon. This is bullshit.

    • Ascertion

      I’m in North Florida and I’d say Florida is of T-Mobile’s strongest markets.

    • Most of the old spectrum users in Florida won’t clear out until the end of this year, beginning of next year. Florida is part of the last 2 or 3 phases of deployment.
      I have great reception in about 95% if my usage. The only time Verizon users beat me is in rural areas (where I don’t have as much usage) and at work. I’m looking forward to the better building penetration of 600mhz. Hopefully sometime early next year.

      • bkat11

        Even in thy rural areas of Florida most is covered Very small pockets have none and you walk 2 feet to the right and it’s back

    • wicketr

      You’re literally wrong. There’s some in the panhandle.

      • Lord GoFuckYourself

        The fucking Panhandle doesn’t exist. the only place in Florida that matter are Miami and the entire East Coast from the Cape and south along A1A…

        • JJ

          You sir are what people call…a…. ok, never mind. I actually have respect and dignity.

        • Brian

          Go away Troll. Used my Samsung Galaxy S8 last summer from Panama City down to Clearwater and then over to Orlando with absolutely no issue. Great coverage and fast speeds.

    • kev2684

      I’m in North FL and Florida is literally littered with wide band. Almost the entire state is 2x20mhz on AWS alone. We got PCS here now too and a very narrow 700 band coverage. The only reason they can’t deploy on 600 is because there are TV stations on it at the moment.

    • charlie

      lol troll

      • bkat11

        Dude is a total troll I’m in Tampa and coverage is fantastic all over the Tampa Bay area super speeds in Hillsborough and Pinellas 100+ at all times even inside

    • JJ

      Huh? I live in florida and it has been the best service i have used. In jacksonville area i’m getting close to 90mbps on average and in ocala area i’m getting over 100mbps. In tampa it’s even better and in orlando its about 60, heck in lego land area which is rural i was getting around 70. I’m sorry it’s not working for you, but you can only complain about where you live, how can you say all of florida is bad? are you superman that can fly back and forth all over. Must be a troll, if not then just switch service. Complaining on a website that tmobile does not look at will not help anyone.

  • PiCASSiMO
    • RockStar2005

      Yeah WTF is taking them so long?? A few mos ago I got an Excel spreadsheet from T-Mobile showing Q4 2018 as when Cook County (aka Chicago) will get Band 71/600 MHz. Then I just got a new one a week ago saying Q4 2019. WTF?! They need to quit messing around. Don’t know how they went from late 2018 to late 2019? That’s a big difference there.

      • Brian Engert

        No idea why they listed Cook County for 2018 last year on https://howmobileworks.com/

        WTTW blocks all of the Chicago area. They are scheduled in phase 6 so some where around November we might start to see 600mhz going live around Chicago but it will likely only be one 5mhz block to start for lte just like band 12 so it’s not going to help much.

        • SirStephenH

          T-Mobile’s post band 71 auction plan has been to have 10+10MHz of low-band LTE in all markets and use the rest for 5G. If an area already has band 12 then it should only be getting another 5+5MHz of band 71 for LTE.

  • Francisco Peña

    TMo’s support blog had a PDF listing all the places.
    https://support.t-mobile.com/community/community/news-updates/blog/2018/12/02/we-re-here-600-mhz-extended-range-lte-in-more-than-1250-cities-towns

    I’m off to Puerto Rico in a few months, so all of PR is blanketed with 600 Extended range. Be interesting to see how fast it will be.

  • What about Indiana?!

  • Nate

    Hoping to see some coverage in the Kansas City Metro area pretty soon.

    • mreveryphone

      It’s definitely needed in North KC and in KCK as well.

      • Nate

        I’m more in the Eastern Jackson County area and have a few places that the 600Mhz might be useful.

  • Jay Holm

    Looking for to Houston (Baytown 77520), Galveston County, Madagorda being blanketed in 600mhz!!!

  • pda96

    That’s it? Faster!

    • slybacon

      Only showing zip codes that Android phones have picked it up.

  • Sharti24

    When’s t-mobile deploying 5G NR on 600mhz?

  • carloslacend

    Can somebody that live in the Valrico and Brandon in Florida tell me if T Mobile works in those areas?

    • Lord GoFuckYourself

      it works but not indoors. Fucking no service in Walgreens..lmfao.. There is no 600Mhz here. They’re lying.

      • carloslacend

        Damn I just want to go out of Verizon.

        • CMJO

          Just switched to T-Mobile from Verizon today! And I used to work for Verizon.

      • John Young

        what handset do you use?

      • JJ

        What phone are you using? I was in port charlotte area and 600 is live there. I was also getting close to 180mbps on my s8 that i just sold too.

      • vinnyjr

        Walgreens scrambles most cell Service.

      • Not a White Nationalist

        You need a 600Mhz / Band 71 compatible phone to be able to use that. Most any new phone, including the cheap ones from T-Mobile support that band.

    • Acdc1a

      Anything south of the panhandle is excellent except Ft Myers Beach. The other poster is trolling you. Get a Moto Z3 Play and yoully have access to all bands and a great phone.