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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]

T-Mobile says low-band LTE added to more cell sites in the past two weeks

Two weeks have gone by since the last time T-Mobile announced a round of low-band LTE upgrades, and right on schedule, today it announced another batch of upgrades. T-Mobile has added low-band LTE to dozens of cell sites in the past two weeks, T-Mo CTO Neville Ray confirmed today. These upgrades include 600MHz (LTE band 71) and 700MHz (LTE band 12) spectrum. Our network team added lowband LTE to dozens of sites in just two … [read full article]

Qualcomm hints that T-Mobile’s 600MHz 5G devices won’t come until second half of 2019

There’s been an awful lot of 5G news this week as Qualcomm introduced its new Snadpragon 855 processor with X50 5G modem, but we haven’t heard much about T-Mobile 5G. That’s changing today. Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon has said that the Snapdragon 855 processor with X50 modem will support “all of the first half of 2019 launches.” As PCMag notes, the X50 modem doesn’t support sub-6GHz FDD, which includes the 600MHz spectrum that T-Mobile plans … [read full article]

T-Mobile upgraded more cell sites with low-band LTE over the past two weeks

T-Mobile today announced another low-band LTE expansion, two weeks after its previous round of upgrades. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mo has added low-band LTE to dozens of cell sites over the past two weeks. These low-band LTE upgrades include both 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. Our network team added lowband LTE to dozens of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better coverage. And #WeWontStop!! @TMobile @MetroByTMobile #AcrossTheGrid[read full article]

Alcatel 1X Evolve coming to Metro by T-Mobile on December 10 with 600MHz LTE support

Alcatel and Metro by T-Mobile are teaming up to launch a new Android phone. The Alcatel 1X Evolve is launching at Metro by T-Mobile on December 10. It features a 5.34-inch 960×480 display with 18:9 aspect ratio and a 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6739WM processor. There’s a 5MP camera above the screen for all your selfie needs and an 8MP camera with LED flash around back. Also packed into the Alcatel 1X Evolve is 16GB of … [read full article]