Verizon Expands EV-DO Coverage, Lights Up Pacific Northwest
Jun 23, 2005, 1:16 PM by (staff)
Verizon today launched EV-DO high speed wireless data for metro areas in Washington's Puget Sound metro area including Seattle, Tacoma, and Olympia as well as the Northern Willamette Valley in Oregon including Portland, Vancouver and Salem. The carrier also recently expanded EV-DO coverage around Atlanta, Austin and Dallas/Fort Worth, and added coverage in Richmond, Virginia, and San Antonio, Texas. Verizon claims its high speed network now covers 100 million people, and expects to cover 150 million by year's end.
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.
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.
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 Nearly Done Integrating MetroPCS
T-Mobile today said it has migrated the majority of MetroPCS customers off the company's legacy CDMA network and onto its own LTE network. T-Mobile says fewer than 500,000 MetroPCS customers are still using the CDMA network.
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