LTE Hits Four More AT&T Markets
AT&T today announced that it has launched its LTE 4G service in four more markets. AT&T customers with LTE-enabled equipment in Auburn-Opelika, Ala.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Nashua, N.H.; and Wilkes-Barre, Pa., all have access to AT&T's faster data network. 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.
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.
T-Mobile Details LTE Expansion Plans
T-Mobile CEO John Legere took to the company's blog today to shed some light on its plans headed into 2015. To start, the company claims it will cover 300 million POPs with LTE by the end of 2015.