T-Mobile Expands 42Mbps and 21Mbps HSPA+ Footprints
T-Mobile USA today announced that it has expanded the reach of its HSPA+ network. The company said that it has added 12 new markets (Beaumont, Longview, Midland, and Tyler, Texas; Michigan City, Ind.; Modesto and Stockton, Calif.; Mount Vernon, Wash.; Naples and Punta Gorda, Fla.; Sandusky, Ohio; and Shreveport, La.) to those that support HSPA+ at 42Mbps, bringing the total 42Mbps coverage to 175 markets and 184 million POPs. T-Mobile also added nine additional markets to those providing HSPA+ at 21Mbps, bringing the total to 217 markets at 200 million people. T-Mobile also noted that it will receive, pending regulatory approval, a large package of AWS mobile spectrum in 128 Cellular Market Areas (CMAs), including 12 of the top 20 markets.
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.
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.
T-Mobile Targets Rural Areas for 600 MHz Service, Starting with Cheyenne
T-Mobile today said it has activated its first 600 MHz cell site in Cheyenne, Wyo. T-Mobile is using Nokia equipment to provide LTE coverage across Cheyenne in the 600 MHz band.
T-Mobile Starts Deploying LTE On Its 700MHz Spectrum
T-Mobile today offered some details about its LTE network. To start, it has expanded its LTE service footprint to cover 260 million POPs — an increase of 10 million POPs over the last two months.
All this expanding 21 & 42 HSPA and Tmo's parent company is losing $
It just doesn't make sense, a company is losing $, and yet they have $ to expand HSPA 42, which a company 3x Tmo, ATT, isn't even doing.
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that is like you know you going to get a new car, why bother fixing your old car!
att is expanding LTE! which is much faster than HSPA+