AT&T Launches LTE in 8 New Markets
AT&T today announced that its LTE 4G network is now live and available to customers in eight smaller markets around the country. AT&T subscribers in Moscow, Ida.; Hattiesburg and Starkville, Miss.; Reno, Nev.; Allentown and Bethlehem, Pa.; Richmond, Va.; and Pullman, Wash., now have access to faster mobile data speeds. AT&T's LTE network covers 160 million POPs in more than 100 markets around the country. AT&T expects to reach 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 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.
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.