AT&T Continues to Fill In the LTE Gaps
AT&T today announced another expansion of its LTE 4G network. AT&T's speedier mobile broadband is available in 13 new markets, including: Fort Smith, Ark.; Fresno, Calif.; Palm Coast, Lakeland-Winter Haven, Fort Pierce, and Mount Dora, Fla.; Carbondale-Marion Ill.; Houma/Thibodaux, La.; Jefferson City, Mo.; Las Cruces, N.M.; Binghamton, N.Y.; Temple/Killeen, Texas; and Mount Vernon, Wash. AT&T also expanded the availability of LTE across the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Ark., region. Customers in these areas with LTE-capable equipment should notice faster mobile network speeds.
Verizon, Samsung Offer Small Cell for Improved In-Home Coverage
Verizon Wireless today announced the 4G LTE Network Extender for homes and small businesses. The small box provides LTE coverage in buildings up to about 7,500 square feet, including services such as HD Voice and high-speed data.
T-Mobile Hits 741 Mbps with LTE-LAA, Deploys LTE-U
T-Mobile today said it, too, has successfully tested LTE-LAA in real-world trials. The company claims its LTE-LAA tests reached 741 Mbps in and around Los Angeles.
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.
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.
Nothing in Michigan
That's why I left ATT just over 3yrs ago, their not as fast moving & progressive as Verizon.