AT&T Launches LTE in a Smattering of New Markets
AT&T today launched its LTE 4G network in yet more markets around the country. The new cities and towns covered by LTE include Boulder, Colo.; Hartford and New Haven, Conn.; Boise, Id.; Bowling Green and Lexington, Ky.; Harrisburg and Lancaster, Pa.; Providence, R.I.; and Ogden, Utah. AT&T customers in these markets who have LTE-capable equipment should experience faster mobile broadband speeds. AT&T's LTE network is available in more than 100 markets around the country, covering some 160 million POPs.
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.
Sprint Doubles LTE Plus Footprint
Sprint today said it has doubled the availability of its LTE Plus coverage from 77 markets in November to more than 150 markets today. Some of the new markets include Boulder, Colo., West Palm Beach, Fla., Cleveland, Ohio, and Syracuse, N.Y.
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.
T-Mobile Accelerates 600 MHz LTE Deployments
T-Mobile has significantly expanded the availability of LTE service on its 600 MHz (Band 71) spectrum around the country. The Un-carrier debuted its 600 MHz service in Cheyenne, Wyo., last August.
AT&T Shows Off '5G Evolution' Mobile Hotspot
AT&T today announced the Netgear Nighthawk Mobile Hotspot Router, what it calls the first 5G evolution mobile hotspot. The device supports AT&T's test 5G networks in select markets, such as Austin, Texas, and AT&T's existing LTE 4G network everywhere else.
That's Right AT&T ....
Another reason Consumer Reports rates AT&T grossly inferior to Verizon....in ALL ASPECTS; coverage, call quality, customer service, etc.
Remember those verizon ads with the red map of the US...