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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]

T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says low-band LTE added to more cell sites

Two days after T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray announced a round of mid-band LTE capacity upgrades, Ray has revealed that T-Mo recently rolled out some low-band LTE upgrades, too. Ray today confirmed that T-Mobile has added low-band LTE to more cell sites in the past two weeks to improve coverage. As with previous low-band LTE rollouts, this latest round of upgrades includes 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. Our network team added lowband LTE to 100s of sites in just … [read full article]

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

It’s been a couple of weeks since T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray last confirmed a round of T-Mo mid-band LTE upgrades, which means that it’s time for another round. Ray just confirmed that T-Mobile has upgraded hundreds of cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity in the last two weeks. Some of the cities that got upgrades include Scottsdale, AZ; Boston, MA; Newark, NJ; and Dallas, TX. As usual, you can find the full list of … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds 1.4 million customers in Q1 2018, marking 20th straight quarter of 1 million+ adds

Days after announcing a merger with Sprint, T-Mobile is making more news by revealing its Q1 2018 earnings. During the first three months of 2018, T-Mobile added 1.4 million new customers, marking the 20th straight quarter that it’s added more than 1 million new subscribers. This includes 617,000 postpaid phone adds (down from 798,000 in Q1 2017); 388,000 postpaid “other” adds (up from 116,000 in Q1 2017); 199,000 prepaid customers (down from 386,000 in Q1 … [read full article]

T-Mobile says 5G will be 25-50 percent faster than LTE to start

Lots of people are excited for 5G and the faster speeds that it’ll bring, but today T-Mobile cautioned that speeds may not be as ultra-fast as some people expect at the start. T-Mobile estimates that its 5G network will start at around 25-50 percent faster than its 4G LTE network. “Initially, we didn’t see gigabit speeds on LTE; we saw very low speeds. But today we see much higher than that,” said Karri Kuoppamaki, VP … [read full article]

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

Three days after announcing a low-band LTE expansion, T-Mobile today confirmed that it recently rolled out some new mid-band LTE coverage, too. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mo has upgraded hundreds of cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity in the last two weeks. You can find Ray’s announcement below and the full list of cities included in this rollout at the bottom of this post. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband … [read full article]