T-Mobile Doubles HSPA+ Speeds in 42 Markets
T-Mobile today announced a significant expansion of its 42Mbps HSPA+ footprint. Some of the new markets include Albuquerque, N.M.; Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio; Sacramento and San Diego, Calif.; Salt Lake City, Utah, and San Antonio, Texas. With the addition of these new markets, T-Mobile's fastest network is available in 97 markets. T-Mobile said that it is on track to cover 150 million Americas with 42Mbps HSPA+ by the end of the year. Right now, the only device that can attain these new speeds in a USB dongle for laptops. T-Mobile's 21Mbps HSPA+ network is already live in 184 markets, covering more than 200 million POPs.
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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.
YouTube TV Hits 12 More Markets
YouTube TV has expanded once again to 12 new markets around the country. The additional cities of Cleveland, Denver, Greensboro, Harrisburg, Hartford, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Oklahoma City, Salt Lake City, San Diego, and St.
AT&T Shows Off '5G Evolution' Mobile Hotspot
AT&T today announced the Netgear Nighthawk Mobile Hotspot Router, what it calls the first 5G evolution mobile hotspot. The device supports AT&T's test 5G networks in select markets, such as Austin, Texas, and AT&T's existing LTE 4G network everywhere else.
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.
YouTube TV Jumps to Another 14 Markets
Google today said its YouTube TV streaming video service is expanding to 14 new markets this week, with another 17 to follow in the weeks ahead. The new markets going live today include: Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Columbus, Jacksonville-Brunswick, Las Vegas, Louisville, Memphis, Nashville, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, Seattle-Tacoma, Tampa-St.
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Full list of new markets
California - Fresno, Madera, Merced, Napa, Riverside/San Bernardino/Ontario area, Sacramento/Arden/Arcade/Roseville area San Diego/Carlsbad/San Marcos ar...
but if the AT&T buyout succeeds, since AT&T has OTHER plans for AWS 1700Mhz spectrum (LTE), won't much of this HSPA+ expansion have to be dismantled? at least severely restricted in available bandwidth?