T-Mobile Boosts 4G Footprint Again to 225 Markets
T-Mobile USA CTO Neville Ray today announced in a blog post that the company recently expanded the availability of its 4G HSPA+ network. T-Mobile's HSPA+ network (at 21Mbps) is now available to the residents of Abilene, Amarillo, Odessa, and Victoria, Tex; Bakersfield, Calif; Eau Claire, Wis.; and Joplin and St. Joseph, Mo. T-Mobile said that Abilene, Amarillo, Bakersfield, Odessa, Port St. Lucie, and Victoria have access to HSPA+ at 42Mbps. With this expansion, T-Mobile's HSPA+ network covers 200 million Americans in 225 markets.
Verizon Debuts Global Jetpack with LTE-A and Support for 15 Connected Devices
Verizon Wireless this week announced the MiFi 7730L Jetpack, a global mobile hotspot that provides wireless access to WiFi devices in the U.S. and around the world.
T-Mobile Says LTE Footprint Now Matches Sprint
T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray said the company's LTE 4G network now covers 280 million POPS. That's a slight improvement from the 275 million POPs T-Mobile said it covered at the end of April.
Oppo Shows Off R7 Plus and R5s Smartphones
Oppo today announced two new handsets, the R7 Plus and the R5s (pictured). Both share thin and premium designs with internal specs such as 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processors, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and 13-megapixel Sony cameras.
T-Mobile Touts Network Milestones
T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray took to the company's blog today to share news of the Uncarrier's LTE network. The company says its LTE 4G footprint grew by almost 1 million square miles during 2015 and is available to 304 million Americans.
T-Mobile Says It Will Start Using 600 MHz Spectrum This Year
"T-Mobile now has the largest swath of unused low-band spectrum in the country," said T-Mobile CEO John Legere about the company's 600 MHz auction winnings. The company successfully won an average of 31 MHz (ranging between 20 MHz and 50 MHz) of the 70 MHz low-band spectrum auctioned off by TV stations and the FCC.