Sprint Launching LTE on July 15
Sprint today announced that it will launch its new LTE 4G network on July 15. As previously announced, the first five cities to see the new network will be Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and San Antonio. However, Baltimore - previously announced by Sprint as a launch city - is missing from the list. Sprint plans to launch more cities throughout the year and into next, culminating with the network being "largely completed" by the end of 2013. At that point, the network should cover 250 million people across the U.S.
Sprint's Direct 2 You Reaches Boston, Philly, Atlanta, Houston
Sprint today expanded its Direct 2 You service to Atlanta, Boston, Houston, and Philadelphia. The service is live in these cities and a number of smaller cities and towns in the surrounding areas.
Sprint Grows Direct 2 You Footprint By Six Cities
Sprint today expanded its Direct 2 You service to the metropolitan areas of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Orlando, Phoenix, St.
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 Nearly Done Integrating MetroPCS
T-Mobile today said it has migrated the majority of MetroPCS customers off the company's legacy CDMA network and onto its own LTE network. T-Mobile says fewer than 500,000 MetroPCS customers are still using the CDMA network.
HTC One A9: First Phone To Work on Verizon Without CDMA
HTC will sell an unlocked version of its new One A9 that can be used on Verizon's LTE network, even though the phone lacks the legacy CDMA technology found in all other Verizon phones to date. That makes the One A9 the first phone announced for use with Verizon in LTE-only mode.
Complete by the end of 2013