AT&T Graces Yet More Markets with LTE
AT&T today launched LTE 4G service in a handful of markets around the country. The new markets include El Centro, Calif.; Jasper and Huntingburg, Ind.; Danville, Richmond, and Somerset, Ky.; Benton Harbor, Buchanan, Cadillac, McBain, and Niles, Mich.; Tunica, Miss.; East Liverpool, Ohio; New Castle, Pa.; Farjado and Ponce, P.R.; Barre and Burlington, Vt.; Wheeling, W.Va.; and La Crosse, Wisc. AT&T's LTE 4G network covers more than 270 million Americans. 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 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.
T-Mobile's LTE Network Covers 300 Million People
T-Mobile said its LTE 4G network now reaches 300 million Americans, a significant milestone for the Uncarrier. The company says it is ahead of schedule, and will add coverage to one million square miles this year.
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 Accelerates 600 MHz LTE Deployments
T-Mobile has significantly expanded the availability of LTE service on its 600 MHz (Band 71) spectrum around the country. The Un-carrier debuted its 600 MHz service in Cheyenne, Wyo., last August.
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.