Lightsquared Adds Its First Two Wholesale Customers
Lightsquared says that it has signed service agreements with two, unnamed U.S. mobile network operators, which will be able to access and use Lightsquared's nationwide LTE network and offer it to their own customers. Lightsquared also revealed that conducting trials in Baltimore, Denver, Las Vegas and Phoenix, and plans to launch its first markets during the third quarter of the year. The company plans to cover 92% of the country with LTE services with 40,000 cell towers by the year 2015. Earlier this week, Lightsquared's main satellite passed its first series of tests after reaching orbit.
U.S. Cellular Says LTE Buildout Largely Complete
U.S. Cellular has finished building its LTE network, said the company, which now provides LTE coverage to 99% of its customers.
U.S. Cellular to Trial VoLTE
U.S. Cellular said it will begin testing VoLTE in a handful of markets later this year.
U.S. Cellular Scores First LTE Roaming Deal
U.S. Cellular recently revealed that it has forged its first LTE roaming partnership, and customers will reap the benefits in two to three months.
T-Mobile Nearly Done Integrating MetroPCS
T-Mobile today said it has migrated the majority of MetroPCS customers off the company's legacy CDMA network and onto its own LTE network. T-Mobile says fewer than 500,000 MetroPCS customers are still using the CDMA network.