AT&T's LTE Network Expands to More Towns
AT&T today announced the availability of its LTE 4G network in a handful of smaller towns scattered around the country. Some of the new markets include Talladega-Sylacauga, Ala.; Michigan City and La Porte, Ind.; Albert Lea, Minn.; West Plains, Mo.; Pinehurst and Southern Pines, N.C.; Grand Forks, N.D.; Steubenville, Ohio; and Weirton, W.Va. AT&T also expanded the reach of its LTE network in existing markets, including Hanford, Porterville, and Visalia, Calif.; and Plainview, Texas. According to AT&T, its LTE network now covers 280 million Americans, which is up by 10 million since the end of 2013. It will cover 300 million by the middle of the 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'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.
Sprint Lights Up 17 More Spark Markets
Sprint today launched its Spark service in 17 new markets scattered around the country. Spark uses three different spectrum bands to ensure the best possible LTE connection and speed.
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.