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.
from T-Mobile USA
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.
Sprint Lights Up 17 More Spark Markets
Sprint today launched its Spark service in 17 new markets scattered around the country. Spark uses three different spectrum bands to ensure the best possible LTE connection and speed.
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 LTE and Spark Footprints Continue to Grow
Sprint today launched LTE service in 24 new markets and Spark service in an additional 24 markets. The company's LTE footprint now reaches 270 million POPs, while its Spark footprint reaches 125 million POPs.
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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?