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.
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 Cutting HSPA+ from Its AWS Spectrum
T-Mobile is more aggressively transitioning its HSPA+/UMTS service from its 1700 MHz AWS-1 spectrum to its 1900 MHz PCS spectrum. Moving HSPA+ service to 1900 MHz clears up more room in the 1700 MHz band for LTE.