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 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.
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.
T-Mobile Talks Up Coverage Improvements, iPhone Deals
T-Mobile said it has doubled the number of square miles covered by its LTE network over the last year, according to a blog post written by CEO John Legere. T-Mobile is on track to blanket another 600,000 square miles of area with LTE by the end of the year.
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).