AT&T Adds 850MHz Coverage to NYC, NJ, and Long Island
Today AT&T said that it has increased coverage and capacity in the greater metropolitan New York City area with its 850MHz spectrum. According to AT&T, large portions of New York City, Long Island and New Jersey should see improvements in service, as it has enabled some 1,600 cell sites with 850MHz. AT&T noted that it plans to add more cell cites to the NYC region. AT&T also said that it will begin upgrading its 3G network to HSDPA 7.2Mbps speeds in the fourth quarter, with completion expected in 2011.
NYC Reaches Full Cellular Coverage In All Subway Stations
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that by January 9th, all underground subway stations in New York City will have cellular and Wi-Fi coverage. The system was built and is maintained by Transit Wireless, which confirmed to Phone Scoop that this milestone includes all four major wireless carriers, at all covered stations.
Sprint's 'Magic Box' Is An In-Home Small Cell to Help Improve Coverage
Sprint today announced the Magic Box, a tool Sprint hopes consumers and businesses will use to help it densify its LTE network. The Magic Box is similar to a signal booster in that owners place it in a window.
NYC Adopts App-Based Parking Payments
New York City this week made it possible to pay for parking via smartphone. ParkNYC is an app that motorists can use to register their car with the NYC parking system and make payments for parking spots in midtown Manhattan.
Sprint Says It Has Improved NYC Network Performance
Sprint today talked up coverage improvements it has made across New York City. For example, using two-channel carrier aggregation Sprint has doubled the download speeds and capacity of its 2.5 GHz cell sites around the metropolitan area.
I can hardly wait to see if I can talk at home and be understood
I'm so tired of hearing...I can't hear you...there's something wrong with your phone...can you call me back on a land line...you sound like you are underwater...whaaat?!...etc...