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T-Mobile Says Its 1900MHz UMTS Covers 142M People

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Rich Brome

Mar 15, 2013, 3:07 PM


Of course, having a few towers lit up is not the same as good coverage. I've been carrying an iPhone on T-Mobile for much of the past two months in Philly and New York, and while basic coverage has been great, 3G coverage has been 50%, at best.
Yes, exactly. My factory unlocked iphone 5 picks up 3G, but falls back to EDGE majority of the time. Especially in buildings where I would have full AWS 3G support.

Strange how we haven't heard a word about the iPhone being sold and how much on T-...
IIRC, att learned along time ago that 3g on 1900 was crap for penetration in densely populated areas....
Yes same with me and my unlocked Note 2 from ATT. In the city area I am experiencing about 50% for 3G and Edge when I am driving. However I am so lucky to have 4G where I live, at school, and at work where I spend about 80% of my time. So I am very fo...

Mar 16, 2013, 12:19 PM

T-Mobile Are Liars

They are the biggest liars in the industry. First they advertise they have the biggest 4G network, which they don't. They have the smallest. They show maps with 4G coverage in areas that only have 2G EDGE.

They also claim to have 250 million people covered with HSPA + 4G. The country only has 300 million people, so they're saying they have 83% of the population covered? That's just plain bullsh!t. I travel a lot and it takes a magnifying glass to find their 4G coverage. 90% of their network is 2G EDGE.

Stop the lying T-Mobile!
sounds like a troll to me... ive traveled quite a bit and all ofthe areas ive been to have been covered by 4g with exception of the boonies... other than that ive had steady 4g coverage... take your rhetoric elsewhere
Here Here!!!
Either Carly Foulkes has been sitting on that Fuschia motorcycle too long or fell out of the helicopter somewhere over New York City.
T-Mobile truly believes subscribers are too ignorant to know these facts and that ignorance is truly ...
It's possible that you travel a lot in edge areas and T-Mobile covers 89% of the population.

Most people in this country live in large Metropolitan areas. Not between them. Call it a worthless statistic for a mobile device provider, but it doesn't ...
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