AT&T's LTE Goes Live in Birmingham and Memphis
AT&T today announced that consumers in Birmingham, Ala., and Memphis, Tenn., now have access to its LTE 4G network, which recently went live. AT&T also noted today that it has expanded the availability of its LTE network in Miami-Dade County and Palm Beach County in Florida. Consumers in those markets with LTE-capable devices should see faster data performance. AT&T is on target to cover 100 markets with LTE by the end of the year. AT&T's LTE network is available in approximately 65 markets today.
Sprint Doubles LTE Plus Footprint
Sprint today said it has doubled the availability of its LTE Plus coverage from 77 markets in November to more than 150 markets today. Some of the new markets include Boulder, Colo., West Palm Beach, Fla., Cleveland, Ohio, and Syracuse, N.Y.
AT&T Fills In LTE Coverage Gaps
AT&T today said its LTE 4G network is now live in a handful of new markets, including Alpena, Mich.; Worthington, Minn.; Klamath Falls, La Grande, and Roseburg, Ore.; Altoona, Pa.; and Alice, Bay City, and El Campo, Texas. AT&T's LTE network reaches 280 million POPs and should cover 97% of all Americans by the end of the year.
T-Mobile Turns On 700MHz Service in Miami
T-Mobile today said LTE is now available on its Band 12 700MHz spectrum throughout the greater Miami area. T-Mobile is marketing such service as "Extended Range LTE" thanks to the signal propagation characteristics of 700MHz, which travels farther distances and penetrates buildings more easily.
T-Mobile Talks VoLTE and HD Voice
T-Mobile today said its LTE network rollout continues to move forward at a steady clip. As of today, T-Mobile's LTE network covers 227 million POPs.
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