AT&T's LTE Network Reaches 22 New Markets
AT&T today significantly expanded the footprint of its LTE 4G network by adding 22 new markets and increasing coverage in 10 others. The new markets that now have access to LTE 4G include Batesville, Blytheville, and Forrest City, Ark.; Colorado Springs, Colo.; Clewiston, Fla.; Blackfoot, Idaho Falls, Pocatello, and Rexburg, Id.; Columbus, Fort Wayne, and Seymour, Ind.; Muskegon, Mich.; Vineland, N.J.; Farmington, N.M.; Wooster, Ohio; Miami, Okla.; Williamsport, Pa.; Texarkana, Texas; Heber, Utah; and Olympia and Spokane, Wash. The markets that now have expanded coverage include Huntsville and Montgomery, Ala.; Jonesboro, Ark.; Gainesville, Fla.; Atlanta, Ga.; Harrisburg and York, Pa.; Florence, S.C.; Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas; and Richmond Va. According to AT&T, LTE is now available in 261 markets and covers more than 200 million POPs.
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 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.
YouTube TV Reaches 10 More Markets
Google today made good on its promise to expand the reach of YouTube TV to more markets. YouTube TV is now available in the 10 markets it announced last month, which include Dallas-Fort Worth, Washington, D.C., Houston, Atlanta, Phoenix, Detroit, Minneapolis-St.