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.
Unlocked Blu S1 Compatible with Most U.S. Carriers
Blu Products recently announced the S1, an inexpensive Android smartphone that's available unlocked from Amazon.com and BestBuy.com. One of the chief benefits of the S1 is its wide compatibility with U.S.
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.