Tag Archives: Band 12

T-Mobile Extended Range LTE is officially live in Rochester, N.Y.

Days after I told you about some new Extended Range LTE sightings, T-Mobile has officially confirmed that the coverage is live in a new market. Extended Range LTE is now live in Rochester, N.Y., which includes the surrounding cities of Gates, Brighton, Irondequoit, Batavia, Caledonia, Canandaigua, Seneca Falls and Penn Yann. Additionally, T-Mo has launched two new stores in Rochester at the Webster and Eastview Malls. T-Mobile says that its LTE coverage now reaches 308 million people. … [read full article]

T-Mobile band 12 LTE spotted in California, Wisconsin, Delaware, and other locales

T-Mobile recently said that its Extended Range LTE — aka 700MHz, aka band 12— coverage now reaches more than 340 markets. Here are a few cities where it’s been spotted recently, as well as some other notable T-Mobile network sightings: San Francisco, Calif., in the Mission District (carrier aggregation with bands 4 and 12) Alameda, Calif. (band 12) Rehoboth Beach, Del. (band 12) Milton, Del. (band 12) Greenwood, Del. (band 12) Queen Anne, Md. (band … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s recent 700MHz spectrum purchases detailed in FCC filings

When T-Mobile announced its Q4 2015 results, it also revealed that it’d acquired some additional 700MHz spectrum. T-Mo said that the airwaves were acquired this month from multiple groups, but those were all of the details that we were given. The good news is that that’s changed thanks to some FCC filings. Documents posted to the FCC’s website show that Cavalier License … [read full article]

T-Mobile Extended Range LTE officially launching in New York, Seattle, and Cincinnati today

T-Mobile customers in New York City have been spotting Extended Range LTE service for a while now, with the service popping up throughout NYC and its boroughs. Today T-Mo is finally making the city’s Extended Range LTE coverage official, though, along with launches in two other major US metros. T-Mobile says that its Extended Range LTE service is now … [read full article]

Some Nexus 6P and 5X owners seeing T-Mobile band 12 LTE support after Android 6.0.1 update

Today Google began pushing Android 6.0.1 updates to its Nexus devices, with the highlight feature being a boatload of new emoji. However, it looks like there’s another notable feature in there that ought to please Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X users on T-Mobile. Several Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X users have found that, after installing Android 6.0.1, their phones connect to T-Mobile’s band 12 coverage. xda-developers forum user … [read full article]

T-Mobile Extended Range LTE live in Sacramento, Calif., area

It’s been a couple of weeks since T-Mobile last announced an Extended Range LTE expansion, but today another metro area is officially joining the band 12 club. T-Mobile says that its Extended Range LTE coverage is live in Sacramento, Calif., meaning that another major California city can experience the extended distance and better building penetration that this coverage offers. In addition to … [read full article]

T-Mobile lights up Detroit and other Michigan cities with Extended Range LTE

Yesterday I mentioned that we’d probably see a few more official Extended Range LTE expansions before 2015 is up, and this morning that’s exactly what we’re getting. T-Mobile has officially launched its Extended Range LTE (aka band 12 LTE) coverage in the Detroit, Mich., metro area. The service is also available in other parts of the state of Michigan. The full list … [read full article]