Three More Markets Gain AT&T LTE Coverage
Updated: Added reference to Puerto Rico; added hyperlinks
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 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 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.
Sprint Says Network Vision Is Basically Done
Sprint recently indicated that its years-long Network Vision project is coming to a close. Sprint's 1900MHz LTE network covers 260 million POPs, according to Sprint CFO Joe Euteneuer, who made the comments at a Bank of America investor conference this week.
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.
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).