Tag Archives: 4G LTE

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 shows improvements in Opensignal’s new Mobile Network Experience Report

Opensignal today released its newest report on the state of U.S. mobile networks, and it shows that T-Mobile has made improvements over the past six months. In all, T-Mobile walked away with one award and one draw in the Opensignal Mobile Network Experience Report for January 2020. It came out on top in the Upload Speed Experience category with a speed of 8.6Mbps, an 18% increase from the July 2019 report. T-Mo also tied with AT&T … [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┬ánetwork 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 upgraded hundreds of cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity

Ready for some more network improvements? T-Mobile has deployed mid-band LTE capacity upgrades to hundreds of cell sites across the U.S. These updgrades were performed over the past two weeks and they include AWS and PCS spectrum. Some of the cities included in this latest round of mid-band upgrades are Boston, MA; Portland, OR; Jacksonville, FL; San Antonio, TX; and Indianapolis, IN. As usual, we’ve got the full list of upgraded cities below: Mobile, AL Buckeye, … [read full article]

T-Mobile says Q3 2019 was its 26th straight quarter with more than 1 million new customers

T-Mobile’s Q3 2019 numbers are in. T-Mobile reports that it added 1.7 million new customers in the third quarter of 2019, making it the 26th straight quarter that T-Mo has added more than 1 million new subscribers. Of that 1.7 million, there were 1.1 million branded postpaid net additions and 62,000 branded prepaid net additions, with that latter figure up 27,000 year-over-year. At the end of Q3 2019, T-Mobile had a total of 84.2 million customers. The … [read full article]

T-Mobile deploys another round of mid-band LTE capacity upgrades

More mid-band LTE upgrades have been deployed by T-Mobile. T-Mo confirmed today that its performed hundreds of mid-band LTE capacity upgrades in the past two weeks. These upgrades include both AWS and PCS spectrum and were rolled out in cities like Arlington, WA; Austin, TX; Jay, ME; Ames, IA; San Diego, CA; and Pittsburgh, PA. As usual, you can find the full list of upgraded cities and towns below: Dothan, AL Huachuca City, AZ Phoenix, AZ … [read full article]

T-Mobile upgrades hundreds of cell sites with additional low-band LTE coverage

Two weeks after its last round of low-band LTE upgrades, T-Mobile has confirmed that more low-band LTE improvements have been made to its network. T-Mo says that hundreds of cell sites across the country have gotten low-band LTE coverage upgrades over the last two weeks. These upgrades typically include both 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. The latest cities to get improved low-band LTE coverage from T-Mobile include Astoria, OR; Waterloo, IA; Corpus Christi, TX; Rochester, NY; Fort … [read full article]