Sprint Working to Bring LTE to 9 More Markets
Sprint today added nine cities to the list of markets that it hopes to cover with LTE 4G in the coming months. The new cities include Fort Smith, Ark.; the Oakland, Fremont, Michigan City, McAllen, Edinburg, and Hayward metro areas of California; Key West, Fla.; Bloomington and La Porte, Ind.; Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.; Ardmore, Okla.; Mission, Texas; and Eau Claire, Wis. Sprint has already named another 125 markets that will eventually receive LTE coverage. At the moment, its coverage is limited to 32 markets. Sprint said that customers with LTE-capable gear who live in pre-launch LTE markets may see temporary, limited LTE service pop up in the weeks and months before the market officially launches.
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.
T-Mobile Targets Rural Areas for 600 MHz Service, Starting with Cheyenne
T-Mobile today said it has activated its first 600 MHz cell site in Cheyenne, Wyo. T-Mobile is using Nokia equipment to provide LTE coverage across Cheyenne in the 600 MHz band.
AT&T Preps More Than 100 Markets for 5G, Expands LTE-LAA
AT&T today said it has launched what it calls 5G Evolution in 117 new markets, bringing the total of pre-5G markets to 141. The company says its 5G Evolution technology can deliver theoretical speeds up to 400 Mbps to properly equipped phones.
Sprint Says LTE Plus Now Available In New York City
Sprint today announced that its LTE Plus wireless service is available across all five boroughs of New York City. LTE Plus relies on Sprint's three LTE bands (800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2.5 GHz) and carrier aggregation to improve capacity and speed.
Why no San Diego!!!!????
Its ok. detroit is yet to get it too...
Yeah - thats gotta be it.