Tag Archives: 4G LTE

T-Mobile opens new device lab to test 5G and smartphone durability

T-Mobile has opened up a new device lab to help it prepare for its broad 5G rollout. The new T-Mobile device lab is a 20,000 square foot facility in T-Mo’s Launch Pad innovation center in Bellevue, WA, which is also where the carrier is headquartered. This device lab will help T-Mobile test all kinds of wireless tech, including the mmWave, mid-band, and low-band 5G spectrum that T-Mobile plans to roll out if it completes its … [read full article]

T-Mobile says hundreds of 600MHz LTE sites upgraded in the past two weeks

Ready for another round of low-band LTE upgrades? T-Mobile has confirmed that it’s performed hundreds of low-band LTE over the past two weeks. These upgrades include 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. T-Mo’s latest LTE upgrades are sprinkled throughout the U.S., including cities like Phoenix, AZ; Corvallis, OR; Detroit, MI; Woburn, MA; Jacksonville, FL; and Austin, TX. As usual, below we’ve got the full list of cities that’ve been upgraded. Dothan, AL Buckeye, AZ Chandler, AZ Globe, AZ Kingman, AZ Litchfield … [read full article]

T-Mobile has performed mid-band LTE upgrades on hundreds of cell sites in the past two weeks

We regularly see T-Mobile deploy 4G LTE upgrades to its network, and today another round of upgrades has been cofirmed. T-Mo says that it’s upgraded hundreds of cell sites with more LTE capacity in the past two weeks. These are mid-band LTE upgrades, which typically include AWS and PCS spectrum. Some of the cities and towns included with this latest batch of LTE capacity upgrades include Phoenix, AZ; Lexington, MA; Ottumwa, IA; Jacksonville, FL; Sacramento, … [read full article]

T-Mobile added 1.75 million customers in Q2 2019, 25th straight quarter with 1M+ adds

T-Mobile today revealed its full Q2 2019 earnings, and the company reports that it had another strong quarter that includes some broken records. T-Mobile added 1.75 million customers in the second quarter of 2019, up from 1.58 million in the year-ago quarter. That number includes 1.1 million postpaid adds and 710,000 prepaid additions. This marks the 25th straight quarter in which T-Mobile added more than 1 million total customers to its base. At the end of … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches 4G LTE coverage in the Gulf of Mexico

T-Mobile regularly upgrades its 4G LTE network to improve coverage. Now T-Mo’s LTE is expanding to another new area. T-Mobile 4G LTE is now live in the Gulf of Mexico. T-Mo teamed up with RigNet on the effort, using its 600MHz and RigNet’s 700MHz spectrum to provide LTE coverage for smartphones as well as Internet of Things (IoT) tech and other equipment. This rollout means that T-Mobile covers more than 60,000 square miles of the … [read full article]

T-Mobile performs more mid-band LTE cell site upgrades

One week after T-Mobile announced a new round of low-band LTE upgrades, the carrier has confirmed that it’s made some mid-band LTE upgrades, too. T-Mobile has performed mid-band LTE upgrades on cell sites across the country in the last two weeks. The upgrades include AWS and PCS spectrum, and you’ll find ’em in cities like Portland, OR; Des Moines, IA; Boca Raton, FL; Seaford, DE; Houston, TX; and Zelienople, PA. The full list of upgraded … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms another round of low-band LTE upgrades

More low-band LTE coverage upgrades have been deployed. T-Mobile says that it upgraded hundreds of cities with additional low-band LTE coverage over the last two weeks. Some of the cities and towns that received upgrades this time include Portland, OR; Detroit, MI; Houston, TX; Key Largo, FL; Seaford, DE; Rochester, MN; and San Diego CA. You can find the full list of upgraded cities and towns below. Low-band LTE upgrades include both 600MHz and … [read full article]

T-Mobile puts up improved Speed Score in new Ookla report on U.S. mobile networks

Ookla today released its latest report on the state of mobile networks in the U.S., and T-Mobile has improved its network since last year’s report. In its mobile network performance report, Ookla gave T-Mobile a Speed Score of 30.94. That’s up from 27.86 one year ago and the second best score in the report, trailing only AT&T with a score of 32.91. Ookla’s Speed Score measures download and upload speeds to rank network performance. The … [read full article]

T-Mobile rolled out more mid-band LTE capacity upgrades over the last two weeks

After a little time off, T-Mobile has gotten back into the swing of rolling out mid-band LTE upgrades every two weeks or so, and today T-Mo announced another round of upgrades. T-Mobile has confirmed that it’s deployed more mid-band LTE capacity upgrades over the past two weeks. The upgrades include both AWS and PCS spectrum, and they’ve been sprinkled throughout the U.S. Some of the cities include in this batch of upgrades include Torrance, CA; … [read full article]

T-Mobile has deployed hundreds of low-band LTE upgrades in the last two weeks

After announcing a round of mid-band LTE upgrades last week, T-Mobile now says that it’s recently deployed some low-band LTE upgrades, too. T-Mobile has rolled out hundreds of low-band LTE upgrades over the last two weeks, expanding its 600MHz and 700MHz coverage in cities and towns throughout the U.S. Some of the cities included in this latest batch of upgrades are Spokane, WA; Austin, TX; Omaha, NE; Augusta, GA; Secaucus, NJ; San Diego, CA; … [read full article]