Tag Archives: 600MHz

T-Mobile 600MHz LTE coverage shown on map

T-Mobile regularly touts its 600MHz coverage, which it first began deploying in August 2017 and has since been rolling out across the U.S. to improve its 4G LTE network. Now a new map has emerged that shows off where that 600MHz coverage is located. A new T-Mobile 600MHz LTE map has been put together by Ookla Speedtest and PCMag. The map includes all of the ZIP codes where T-Mobile customers with Android phones … [read full article]

T-Mobile has rolled out more low-band LTE upgrades across the U.S.

Not feeling the new Galaxy S10 devices for one reason or another? T-Mobile today announced some network news that might get you excited. T-Mobile has rolled out low-band LTE upgrades across the U.S., says CTO Neville Ray. These upgrades were made over the past two weeks and include both 600MHz (LTE Band 71) and 700MHz (LTE Band 12) spectrum. Another two weeks, another list of cities with lowband upgrades across the country! @TMobile[read full article]

T-Mobile talks 5G plan pricing, home broadband pilot, and TV and video services during earnings call

After announcing its full Q4 2018 results earlier today, T-Mobile executives held a conference call to further discuss its results and take questions from analysts. They revealed some new info regarding T-Mo’s upcoming TV service, its home broadband plans, and more in the process. First up, T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray touched a bit on upcoming 5G handsets, saying that mmWave devices are expected in the first half of the year while devices that also … [read full article]

T-Mobile shares full Q4 2018 results, including update on 4G LTE network

After giving us a tease of its Q4 2018 results last month, T-Mobile today spilled all of the details of its final quarter of 2018. T-Mobile today reaffirmed that it added a record 2.4 million customers in Q4 2018, with a total of 7.0 million customers added in all of 2018. Also of note is that Q4 2018 was the 23rd straight quarter that T-Mo has added more than 1 million customers. T-Mobile ended the … [read full article]

T-Mobile has deployed more low-band LTE upgrades

T-Mobile confirmed today that it’s rolled out more low-band LTE network upgrades. T-Mo CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mobile deployed more low-band LTE upgrades across the U.S. over the past two weeks. These upgrades include both 600MHz (LTE band 71) and 700MHz (LTE band 12) spectrum. Another two weeks, another lowband upgrade for cities across the country. @TMobile is boosting coverage every day and #WeWontStop! @MetroByTMobile #AcrossTheGrid pic.twitter.com/WQFiPLby3g — Neville … [read full article]

T-Mobile launches Coolpad Surf as its first 600MHz LTE mobile hotspot

T-Mobile has lots of 600MHz LTE smartphones and a couple of 600MHz LTE tablets, but today it’s launching its very first 600MHz-capable mobile hotspot. The Coolpad Surf is now available from T-Mobile. Pricing is set at $0 down and $3 per month for 24 months, or $72 full retail price. With the Coolpad Surf, you can use T-Mobile’s 4G LTE network to spit out a Wi-Fi connection that supports up 15 simultaneous connections. Coolpad’s mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile posts fastest 4G LTE speeds in U.S. for 20th straight quarter, says 600MHz in 2,700 cities

T-Mobile has a streak of coming out on top in Ookla’s Speedtest Intelligence reports, and today it’s been confirmed that that streak has continued for another quarter. Ookla says that T-Mobile had the fastest 4G LTE data speeds for the fourth quarter of 2018, making that the 20th straight quarter that T-Mo has had the speediest data speeds according to Ookla data. For Q4 2018, T-Mobile posted an average 4G LTE download speed of 33.4Mbps … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms more low-band LTE upgrades made across the country

It’s been nearly a month since T-Mobile announced its last round of low-band LTE upgrades, but today another batch of upgrades has been confirmed. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mo upgraded more cell sites with low-band LTE. These upgrades include both 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. Another two weeks, another lowband upgrade for cities across the country. @TMobile is boosting coverage every day and #WeWontStop! @MetroByTMobile #AcrossTheGrid pic.twitter.com/MbM3IjGKPU — Neville … [read full article]

T-Mobile completes world’s first 5G data call on 600MHz spectrum

T-Mobile is starting off 2019 with another 5G milestone. T-Mobile today announced that it’s completed the world’s first 5G data call and video call on 600MHz spectrum. T-Mo teamed up with Intel and Ericsson to conduct the call, which was completed on a live commercial network. Using 600MHz, the three teams generated a 5G signal that can cover more than a thousand square miles from a single tower. T-Mo also completed a tri-band 5G video … [read full article]

T-Mobile confirms it’s working on a 5G Samsung phone

T-Mobile today spilled a little more info about its 5G plans. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray has confirmed that it’ll carry the same 5G Samsung smartphone that AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon recently said that they would offer in the first half of 2019. “T-Mobile is working on that phone too — and other 5G devices with other OEMs and chipset manufacturers,” Ray said. He went on to tease that T-Mo will have multiple … [read full article]