AT&T LTE Arrives in More Markets
AT&T today announced a modest expansion of its LTE 4G footprint. AT&T's faster data service is now available for the first time in Selma, Ala.; Vero Beach, Fla.; Cordele and Dublin, Ga.; Lake Charles, La.; Mt. Pleasant, Mich.; Brookhaven, Natchez, and Picayune, Miss.; Brenham, Texas; and Port Angeles, Wash. AT&T's LTE network also expanded its existing reach in Putnam and Greene Counties, Ga; and Wright and Carver Counties, Minn. The company is still on track to cover 270 million POPs in more than 400 markets by the end of the year. AT&T says its LTE 4G build-out will be functionally complete by the summer of 2014 and will eventually cover 300 million POPs.
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.
T-Mobile Starts Deploying LTE On Its 700MHz Spectrum
T-Mobile today offered some details about its LTE network. To start, it has expanded its LTE service footprint to cover 260 million POPs — an increase of 10 million POPs over the last two months.
AT&T's LTE Stretches Out to Cover 300M POPs
AT&T today said the footprint of its LTE 4G network now covers 300 million points-of-prepense. The growth comes months ahead of schedule for AT&T, which now blankets about 95.5% of Americans with 4G.
Sprint LTE and Spark Footprints Continue to Grow
Sprint today launched LTE service in 24 new markets and Spark service in an additional 24 markets. The company's LTE footprint now reaches 270 million POPs, while its Spark footprint reaches 125 million POPs.
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.