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.
Verizon Debuts Global Jetpack with LTE-A and Support for 15 Connected Devices
Verizon Wireless this week announced the MiFi 7730L Jetpack, a global mobile hotspot that provides wireless access to WiFi devices in the U.S. and around the world.
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.
T-Mobile Cutting HSPA+ from Its AWS Spectrum
T-Mobile is more aggressively transitioning its HSPA+/UMTS service from its 1700 MHz AWS-1 spectrum to its 1900 MHz PCS spectrum. Moving HSPA+ service to 1900 MHz clears up more room in the 1700 MHz band for LTE.
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.
Pandora Weighing Potential Sale
Pandora Media may sell itself and has met with Morgan Stanley to help broker such an action, reports the New York Times. The music-streaming service has seen its stock value drop by 60% over the last few months and the company is facing increased competition from the likes of Apple Music and Spotify.
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