Alltel Expands EV-DO Access For Laptops
Jun 7, 2007, 1:24 PM by (staff)
Alltel today announced that a new roaming agreement will allow its data card subscribers to get online in major cities around the US when traveling outside Alltel's coverage area. There are no additional roaming charges for subscribers on an unlimited plan, which runs $60 per month. The regional carrier already had data roaming agreements in place for handsets. Alltel has also been beefing up its EV-DO coverage on its own network. It extended coverage in half of its markets last year and continues to build out coverage.
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 Opens Up LTE Roaming to CCA Data Hub
T-Mobile today added its network to the Competitive Carriers Association's LTE data roaming hub. The move gives CCA members and their customers access to T-Mobile's LTE 4G network for data roaming purposes.
T-Mobile Leasing Spectrum In Effort to Expand LTE Coverage
T-Mobile recently confirmed that it has leased some spectrum licenses to other carriers in order to help expand its LTE 4G coverage. "We're always exploring opportunities to enhance America's fastest 4G LTE network," said T-Mobile in a statement provided to FierceWireless.
Google Maps Gains New Offline/Roaming Powers
Google today launched two new features for Google Maps for Android: a Wi-Fi Only mode, and the option to store offline map data on removable memory cards. Together, the two features are especially useful for those traveling overseas, where data roaming is expensive.