AT&T Will Cover 250 Million People in HSPA+ This Year
May 14, 2010, 4:44 PM by Philip Berne
AT&T says that its HSPA+ network will cover almost 250 million people by the end of this year. Engadget reports that at a Reuters event, AT&T Operations CEO John Stankey made the claim and also said that AT&T will double its 7.2Mbps speed limit on the current HSPA network. This comes on the heels of T-Mobile's statement that the smaller carrier's HSPA+ coverage will reach close to 185 million potential users.
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 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.
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.
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.
Also, for cell phones, data speeds don't really mean much.
For those who WANT the speeds... 7.2 is pretty good: 7.2 DOUBLED is even better. Doubly better.
and available for 250m...
Who gives a flaying rats !@X!!$#P
They should put this under their ads
More argument why we need the smaller carriers.
Unbelievable? Where have you been? Old fat-cats never innovate unless forced. Why spend money when you get profits for free?
Innovation *NEVER* happens unless forced.
Look at Microsoft. Internet Explorer.
Stop huffing paint thinner please.
TYPO: replace "HSPA+" with "Chocolate"
It looks to be a chocolatey good year.
What the hell??? lmao