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. Further, Sprint covers 125 million POPs with LTE over its 2.5GHz spectrum. Last, Sprint has finished deploying voice services across its 800MHz spectrum, and has deployed LTE across 60% of its 800MHz spectrum. It plans to cover the remaining 40% by the end of the year. Speaking to media, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure said the company is working on VoLTE and carrier aggregation, but it doesn't yet have a timeframe for deploying these technologies. Sprint lost $2.38 billion during the quarter. It had a total net gain of 842,000 customers (pre- and postpaid), making for a total subscriber base of 55.9 million.
Sprint Falls to Become No. 4 US Carrier
Sprint reported its second quarter earnings today and the numbers reveal it has fallen behind competitor T-Mobile in the total number of customers. T-Mobile, which gained a total of 2 million new customers during the second quarter, reported a total customer base on 58.9 million.
Sprint CEO Predicts It'll Have Top Network In Two Years
Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure believes the company will have the number 1 or number 2 network in the country within 18 to 24 months. Claure made the comments while speaking at the Recode Conference.
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 Says 600 MHz Service Kicks Off In August
T-Mobile today said it plans to begin offering service through its 600 MHz spectrum next month. The company revealed the news in its second quarter earnings statement.
800 MHZ Voice
they app tells you which band you are connected to but i purchased it so it shows on the notification bar what band im connected to and how strong.
No LTE in
Yet still no LTE in Tri-Cities WA