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T-Mobile Selects RootMetrics App As New Tool For Comparing Signal Strength Against The Competition

T-Mobile’s continuing relationship with the good folks over at RootMetrics continues with the announcement that T-Mobile and RootMetrics will partner for comparing signal strength. In a blog post that went live yesterday, RM announced that T-Mobile has selected the company to serve “as the primary engine for comparing their signal strength to those of other carriers across the US.” T-Mobile will ask its customer base to give feedback on the service, regardless … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Online Coverage Maps Improve With RootMetrics Support

T-Mobile’s efforts to promote coverage are moving beyond fancy commercials featuring Carly and Helicopters, and moving into independent coverage comparisons on their website. The addition of RootMetrics, an independent research company that is “dedicated to helping improve your mobile experience.” The use RootMetrics data provides current or future T-Mobile customers with an opportunity to easily compare coverage in the markets the company has … [read full article]

Consumer Reports Says Verizon Top National Carrier, AT&T Worst

I wish I could start this post off by saying “what a difference a year makes.” Unfortunately, a new Consumer Reports survey places T-Mobile behind Sprint and Verizon, right in line with how they performed 12 months ago. The survey, which determines scores based on voice and data service quality, staff knowledge, and issue resolution show that Verizon continues to hold down the top spot, followed by Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T in last … [read full article]

T-Mobile Says “Backhaul Strategy Key To A Competitive 4G Experience”

T-Mobile’s newest blog post wants you to know that the key to the company’s 4G success, is the backhaul. “Backhaul provides the connection cell sites to the internet. The bigger the “pipe,” the more mobile data traffic the network can move quickly.” T-Mobile began its own massive backhaul rollout in 2007, before it offered even offered 4G. Well, it’s that “aggressive rollout” that is helping T-Mobile “deliver a competitive, fast and dependable 4G … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces 11 New HSPA+ Markets Going Live In 11 Markets, Expanding In 9

T-Mobile announces another expansion of their high-speed, super fast HSPA+ 42Mbps network in 11 new markets and expanding its 21Mbps network in 9 additional cities. The HSPA+ 42Mbps launch markets are : Bend, Medford and Corvallis, Ore.; Benton Harbor, Mich.; Bloomington, Champaign–Urbana and Springfield, Ill.; Columbus, Ga.; Hagerstown, Md.; Montgomery, Ala; Yuba City, Calif. T-Mobile 4G 21 Mbps markets where HSPA+ is launching today: Corvallis, Ore.; Decatur and Peoria, Ill.; Evansville, Ind.; … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Launch Signal Booster Program On September 7th

We’ve heard rumors of T-Mobile preparing an in-home solution for signal boosters for almost as long as we have been doing this website. There have been hints along the way that T-Mobile has been providing them via a loyalty program in small markets as well as question surveys that inquire about coverage-boosting devices in your home. Well that knowledge in mind we’ve just received word that come September 7th, the Signal Booster … [read full article]

T-Mobile Posts Promo Video For HSPA+ 42Mbps 4G Network

It’s definitely a very exciting time to be a T-Mobile customer as they both ramp up their 4G network with speeds that double their current offerings all while they continue their romance with AT&T. I kid I kid. T-Mobile has put together a short promotional video highlight just a few of the many reasons why T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps network is awesome. Increased spectrum, expanded radio capacity and more connections to the internet all improve the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces 7 Additional HSPA+ Cities

Hidden inside the press release of the myTouch 4G Slide announced this morning is the addition of 7 cities to T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network. A very big welcome to: Barnstable, Massachusetts Chico, California Lancaster, Pennsylvania Ogden, Utah, Redding, California Vineland, New Jersey Winchester, Virginia Welcome to the HSPA+ family friends! With the addition of these markets T-Mobile’s 4G network now reaches 190 markets and over 200 million people!  

Giant List Of Current Markets With T-Mobile’s 42Mbps HSPA+ Network

With the midnight announcement of additional HSPA+ 42Mbps networks there seemed to be a lot of confusion in the comments as to what cities had launched previously. Of course we provided the link to the last launch right in the post but we’ve decided to go one step further and give you the entire list of currently available markets. Well actually T-Mobile decided to do so and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces New HSPA+ 42Mbps Markets

T-Mobile is continuing it’s promise to continue rolling out its 42Mbps HSPA+ network with the launch of 47 more cities tonight. The end of May saw the announcement of 50 more cities and tonight’s 47 additional cities brings T-Mobile’s nationwide 4G 42Mbps HSPA+ network up to 102 cities. The Rocket 3.0, T-Mobile’s first and currently only device capable of hitting these super fast speeds have seen average speeds approaching 10Mbps … [read full article]