AT&T to Unfurl 3G Access in 850MHz to Enhance Coverage
AT&T is prepared to take several steps in the near-term to improve the coverage and capacity of its network in some of the largest cities across the U.S. In most regions, AT&T uses its 1900MHz spectrum holdings for its 3G network. Some time in the next few months, AT&T plans to add coverage with its 850MHz spectrum, specifically in New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco. By using both sets of spectrum, it will add lots of capacity, which means end-users should have a better experience. In addition to using the 850MHz spectrum for 3G, AT&T is also going to add 2,100 cell sites to areas in need of coverage, as well as improve the backhaul capabilities of its network.
its about damn time!
[blah blah blah] I know in Seattle everyone who has ATT absolutely loathes it [blah blah blah]
I'm in Seattle, mine works fine -- I don't loathe it...
And Apple isn't bringing the iPhone to Verizon, Verizon just wants you to think that bec...
add more 1900umts instead!!
They Can add Phoenix
They also need to turn on that dam picture messaging and tethering for the iPhone now and stop screwing around. Cant believe there this far behind and yet they expect us to pay our bill on time. B.S.
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They need to improve Chicago's coverage.
Good cause their 3g suck!!
I need clarification.
Because the 850 and 1900 MHz radio bands have different natural properties, you need more towers to cover the same area with 1900 than you do with the 850 ...