Three More Markets Gain AT&T LTE Coverage
AT&T today announced that its LTE 4G network is now available in Albuquerque, N.M.; Reading, Pa.; and Salt Lake City, Utah. Customers in these markets who have LTE-capable devices should experience faster data speeds. AT&T also added LTE coverage to three small markets in Puerto Rico. AT&T is on track to cover 150 million POPs in more than 100 markets with LTE by the end of the year. AT&T plans to cover 250 million POPs by the end of 2013 and 300 million by the end of 2014.
T-Mobile Updates Coverage Map with Customer Data
T-Mobile today unveiled a new coverage map that it claims is far more accurate than the maps offered by its competitors. T-Mobile is populating the map with data generated by its own customers.
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.
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.
Verizon Debuts LTE Advanced with 50% Faster Speeds
Verizon Wireless today said it has launched LTE Advanced service in 461 markets around the country, covering some 288 million POPs or 90% of Americans. Verizon's LTE Advanced relies on two- and three-channel carrier aggregation to boost speed and capacity.
Still no LTE in Hartford
Sorry, just venting my frustration that pretty much every carrier EXCEPT AT&T has 4G service where I live and work. Even Sprint (mind you, it's WiMax, but still).