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Two new reports say T-Mobile is the fastest carrier in the U.S.

Ookla and OpenSignal both released reports today on the state of U.S. mobile networks, and T-Mobile did pretty well for itself in both. T-Mobile was the fastest carrier in the U.S. in the first and second quarters of 2018, says Ookla. T-Mobile finished with a Speed Score of 27.86, with Verizon coming in second at 26.02, AT&T in third with 22.17, and Sprint in fourth with 20.38. The Speed Score is a metric that incorporates … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds low-band LTE to more cell sites across the U.S.

It’s been a while since T-Mobile last announced a low-band LTE expansion, but today that drought has been broken. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray today confirmed that T-Mo has added low-band LTE to more cell sites over the past two weeks. T-Mobile has confirmed to me that this expansion includes both 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. Our network team added lowband LTE to 100s of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better coverage. And #WeWontStop!! [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out mid-band LTE capacity upgrades to hundreds of cell sites

A couple of weeks after T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray announced T-Mo’s last round of mid-band LTE network upgrades, another batch of upgrades have been confirmed. Ray took to Twitter today to say that T-Mobile has upgraded hundreds of cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity in the last two weeks. These include both AWS and PCS spectrum upgrades. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in just the last two weeks and [read full article]

T-Mobile 4G LTE speeds are fastest among U.S. carriers, says Ookla report

After posting the fastest 4G LTE data speeds among U.S. carriers in Q1 2018, T-Mobile claimed the title again in Q2. T-Mobile had the fastest average 4G LTE speeds among the major four U.S. carriers for Q2 2018. That’s according to Ookla speed test data, which shows T-Mobile had an average LTE download speed of 31.8Mbps and an average LTE upload speed of 11.9Mbps in the second quarter. T-Mobile’s 4G LTE network covers 322 million people, … [read full article]

T-Mobile upgrades hundreds of cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity

There’s been lots of exciting T-Mobile news today, including Oreo updates for Samsung and LG smartphones, and now T-Mo’s got some network news to share as well. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray today confirmed that T-Mo has done another round of mid-band LTE upgrades in the past two weeks. With these upgrades, hundreds of cell sites across the country have gained more mid-band LTE capacity. The upgrades include AWS and PCS spectrum. 100s of sites … [read full article]

T-Mobile announces more mid-band LTE capacity upgrades

Two weeks after T-Mobile last announced a round of mid-band LTE upgrades, another batch has been confirmed. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray has confirmed that T-Mo has rolled out mid-band LTE capacity upgrades to “hundreds” of cell sites over the past two weeks. These upgrades include both PCS and AWS spectrum. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in just the last two weeks and #WeWontStop! This is why we’ve had the fastest … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds more mid-band LTE capacity to hundreds of cell sites

T-Mobile has been on a roll lately, rolling out mid-band and low-band LTE expansions every couple of weeks, and today we got another update on T-Mo’s efforts. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mobile has upgraded more cell sites with additional mid-band LTE capacity within the past two weeks. These upgrades include PCS and AWS spectrum. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in just the last two weeks and #WeWontStop! … [read full article]

New report helps show where T-Mobile has 600MHz LTE coverage

T-Mobile confirmed earlier this month that its 600MHz (Band 71) LTE coverage is available in 823 cities across 31 states, and a new report wants to help consumers pin down exactly where that coverage is popping up. PCMag recently teamed with Speedtest app maker Ookla to determine where T-Mobile customers are seeing 600MHz coverage. The two looked at Ookla’s crowdsourced test data from March 1st onward and dropped a pin on a map wherever users … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolls out low-band LTE upgrades to additional cell sites

Days after rolling out mid-band LTE capacity upgrades, T-Mobile has deployed some low-band upgrades, too. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray recently confirmed that T-Mo has rolled out low-band LTE to more cell sites to improve coverage. These upgrades low-band LTE upgrades typically include both 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. Our network team added lowband LTE to 100s of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better coverage. And #WeWontStop!! @TMobile @MetroPCS [read full article]

T-Mobile upgrades additional cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity

Two weeks after T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray last announced a round of mid-band LTE upgrades, it’s been confirmed that another batch of upgrades has been made. Ray just revealed that T-Mobile has upgraded more of its cell sites with mid-band LTE capacity in the past two weeks. As with previous mid-band LTE upgrades, this latest round of upgrades includes both PCS and AWS spectrum. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in just … [read full article]