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Leaked insider document details Sprint migration timeline

T-Mobile intends to push through with its Sprint migration this year and they are starting to take action. One of the things that T-Mobile will be focusing on under this network shutdown is to migrate Sprint customers to their own billing system. And as revealed by The T-Mo Report, it looks like the full migration process has already started.  The publication shared an internal slide that comes from T-Mobile’s “Sprint Complete 2022” slideshow. The document talks … [read full article]

FCC releases broadband coverage map

Recently, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that they have launched a new broadband map that details cellular coverage throughout the country. According to their announcement, the map displays the areas covered by the four major wireless carriers in the country: AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, and US Cellular.  Through the map, users can see where they can expect 4G LTE broadband service with at least 5Mbps download speed and 1Mbps upload speed. There are separate layers … [read full article]

T-Mobile continues to maintain network and expand capacity despite coronavirus

T-Mobile and Sprint closed their merger a couple of weeks ago, but with the coronavirus pandemic, some folks might be worried that T-Mo’s network improvements may be delayed. T-Mobile says that that’s not the case. T-Mobile today said that its network build continues to be “on track” despite the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak thanks to its “heroic teams that are working so hard to keep pushing forward.” In its statement to FierceWireless, T-Mo added that it’s working … [read full article]

T-Mobile deployed more 600MHz and 700MHz LTE upgrades over the last two weeks

Jealous of those folks in Miami that recently got 5G and 4G upgrades? T-Mobile has some more good network news to share today. T-Mobile has upgraded hundreds of low-band LTE cell sites over the last two weeks. This includes 600MHz and 700MHz upgrades. Some of the cities included in this round of upgrades are Anaheim, CA; Asbury, NJ; Canton, OH; Gresham, OR; Norfolk, VA; and Oklahoma City, OK. We’ve got the full list of cities that received … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds more 5G, boosts 4G LTE capacity in Miami ahead of Super Bowl LIV

Super Bowl LIV is happening in Miami on February 2nd, and so the city is going to have a lot of visitors over the next couple of weeks. T-Mobile is getting ready by beefing up its 5G and 4G LTE networks there. T-Mobile has just deployed millimeter wave-based 5G in parts of Miami, including places like Bayfront Park and at Hard Rock Stadium where the big game is being played. Customers with a phone that supports … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms more mid-band LTE capacity upgrades

After taking a short break for the holidays, T-Mobile is back today with another round of mid-band LTE upgrades. T-Mobile confirmed today that it’s performed hundreds of mid-band LTE capacity upgrades over the past two weeks. These upgrades include both AWS and PCS spectrum. Some of the lucky cities that got an upgrade include Dallas Center, IA; Nashville, TN; Maple Shade, NJ; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; and Gresham, OR. You can peruse the … [read full article]

T-Mobile has made hundreds of low-band LTE upgrades in the past two weeks

T-Mobile’s got one more network upgrade to announce in 2019. T-Mo today confirmed that it’s upgraded hundreds of 600MHz and 700MHz cell sites across the country. These upgrades have all been performed within the last two weeks, which is great timing for folks who may be visiting friends or family in a different city for the holidays. Some of the cities included in this latest batch of low-band LTE upgrades include Portland, OR; Chicago, IL; … [read full article]

T-Mobile deployed more mid-band LTE upgrades in the last two weeks

T-Mobile today revealed another round of mid-band LTE upgrades. T-Mo says that it’s performed mid-band LTE capacity upgrades on hundreds of cell sites in the last two weeks. These upgrades include both AWS and PCS spectrum. These upgrades are spread throughout the U.S. and include cities like Fairfield, CT; Bismarck, ND; Oklahoma City, OK; Chicago, IL; and San Diego, CA. As usual, you can peruse the full list of upgraded cities below. Mobile, AL Mayflower, … [read full article]

FCC report says T-Mobile, other carriers overstated their coverage maps

A new FCC report says that T-Mobile and other U.S. carriers misrepresented their rural coverage. The FCC conducted drive tests of T-Mobile, Verizon, and U.S. Cellular’s networks and found that they only achieved the minimum download speeds predicted by those carriers’ coverage maps 62.3% of the time. T-Mobile specifically achieved that speed in 63.2% of tests, Verizon in 64.3% of tests, and U.S. Cellular just 45.0% of tests. According to the report, FCC staff was unable … [read full article]

T-Mobile has performed more 600MHz and 700MHz upgrades in the last two weeks

It’s been a little more than a month since T-Mobile last announced new low-band LTE upgrades. That drought is ending today, as T-Mo has announced a big round of upgrades. T-Mobile says that it’s upgraded more cell sites across the country with 600MHz and 700MHz LTE. These upgrades have all been performed over the last two weeks. Some of the cities that’ve been upgraded this time around include Portland, OR; Green Bay, WI; Omaha, … [read full article]