AT&T's LTE Network Surpasses 270 Million POPs
AT&T today said that its LTE 4G network now covers more than 270 million Americans. The company launched LTE in a handful of markets this week, including Hope, Ark.; Greeley, Colo.; Okeechobee, Fla.; Ames and Iowa City, Iowa; Battle Creek and Jackson, Mich.; Branson, Hannibal, and Mexico, Mo.;Keene, N.H.; Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; Lebanon, Pa.; Stephenville, Texas, and a handful of others. AT&T will flesh out its coverage to 30 million more POPs by the end of the year until it reaches about 97% of Americans.
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 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.
Sprint Touts Network Progress
Sprint today offered a snapshot of the progress it has made deploying LTE around the country. According to its fourth quarter earnings, Sprint's LTE network now reaches 270 million POPs, up from 260 million in the previous quarter.
T-Mobile Talks Up Coverage Improvements, iPhone Deals
T-Mobile said it has doubled the number of square miles covered by its LTE network over the last year, according to a blog post written by CEO John Legere. T-Mobile is on track to blanket another 600,000 square miles of area with LTE by the end of the year.
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