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T-Mobile adds low-band LTE to more cell sites

Two days after announcing a round of mid-band LTE capacity upgrades, T-Mo says that it’s expanded its low-band LTE coverage, too. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray has confirmed that T-Mo has added low-band LTE to more cell sites in the past two weeks. These expansions bring “more and better coverage,” Ray explains. Our network team added lowband LTE to dozens of sites in just two weeks, which means more and better coverage. And #WeWontStop!! [read full article]

T-Mobile deploys another round of mid-band LTE capacity upgrades

Another round of mid-band LTE upgrades has been completed. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray today confirmed that T-Mo has upgraded more cell sites with additional mid-band LTE capacity over the past two weeks. As with previous mid-band LTE upgrades, this latest batch includes 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 LTE network for … [read full article]

T-Mobile 600MHz LTE now available in nearly 1,000 cities and towns

After releasing several more 600MHz LTE smartphones in recent weeks, T-Mobile today gave an update on its 600MHz LTE coverage. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray has confirmed that T-Mo’s 600MHz LTE is now live in 992 markets across 33 states. You can see the full list of 600MHz LTE cities and towns right here. This number is up from the “more than 900 cities and towns” and 32 states that T-Mo said its … [read full article]

T-Mobile strikes $3.5 billion deal with Nokia to build a 5G network

Looks like that simultaneous, non-standalone 5G NR and 4G LTE connection isn’t the only big news that T-Mobile and Nokia have to share. T-Mobile and Nokia have struck a $3.5 billion agreement to build out a nationwide 5G network. Nokia will supply T-Mo with its end-to-end 5G technology, software, and services, including AirScale radio platforms and cloud-native core, AirFrame hardware, CloudBand software, SON, and 5G Acceleration Services. This is Nokia’s largest 5G agreement globally. Here’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile completes first simultaneous, non-standalone 5G NR and 4G LTE connection

T-Mobile has reached another milestone in its effort to deploy mobile 5G. T-Mobile has completed the first simultaneous, non-standalone 5G NR (New Radio) and 4G LTE connection. T-Mo CTO Neville Ray confirmed the news, saying that T-Mobile partnered with Nokia to achieve the milestone. T-Mo has said that it’ll begin deploying 5G in 30 cities later this year, with the first 5G smartphones expected to arrive in early 2019. Just because T-Mobile is planning … [read full article]

T-Mobile low-band LTE added to more cell sites

Days after T-Mobile announced that it had upgraded more cell sites with additional mid-band LTE capacity, it’s confirmed some more low-band LTE expansions, too. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mo added low-band LTE to dozens more cell sites in the past two weeks. This brings “more and better coverage,” Ray explains. These upgrades typically include both 600MHz and 700MHz spectrum. Our network team added lowband LTE to dozens of sites in just two weeks, … [read full article]

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

One week after T-Mobile announced a low-band LTE expansion, it’s confirmed a round of mid-band LTE upgrades, too. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray says that T-Mo has upgraded hundreds of cell sites with mid-band LTE capacity in the last 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 LTE network … [read full article]

T-Mobile adds low-band LTE to more cell sites across the U.S.

It’s been a while since T-Mobile last announced a low-band LTE expansion, but today that drought has been broken. T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray today confirmed that T-Mo has added low-band LTE to more cell sites over the past two weeks. T-Mobile has confirmed to me that this expansion includes 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!! [read full article]

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

A couple of weeks after T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray announced T-Mo’s last round of mid-band LTE network upgrades, another batch of upgrades have been confirmed. Ray took to Twitter today to say that T-Mobile has upgraded hundreds of cell sites with more mid-band LTE capacity in the last two weeks. These include both AWS and PCS spectrum upgrades. 100s of sites were upgraded with more midband capacity in just the last two weeks and [read full article]

T-Mobile 4G LTE speeds are fastest among U.S. carriers, says Ookla report

After posting the fastest 4G LTE data speeds among U.S. carriers in Q1 2018, T-Mobile claimed the title again in Q2. T-Mobile had the fastest average 4G LTE speeds among the major four U.S. carriers for Q2 2018. That’s according to Ookla speed test data, which shows T-Mobile had an average LTE download speed of 31.8Mbps and an average LTE upload speed of 11.9Mbps in the second quarter. T-Mobile’s 4G LTE network covers 322 million people, … [read full article]