T-Mobile To Repurpose EDGE Network for LTE Expansion
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What about affiliates like, for example, i Wireless that steadfastly refuses to upgrade huge swaths of its coverage area in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois to anything beyond EDGE?
Does this mean they will finally have 100% of their native network transitioned from 2G/3G and onto HSPA+ and or LTE?
The article headline says: "T-mobile to Repurpose EDGE Network for LTE Expansion" but the article says: "T-Mobile claims to cover 96% of Americans with its network, be it EDGE, HSPA+, or LTE." implying that EDGE will continue to be available in some areas and that this is a continuation of their previous re...
This year, we will start lighting up the 1900MHz PCS spectrum with LTE, as well as continue to push LTE on AWS spectrum. Some of the 1900MHz being used for LTE comes from T-Mobile's purchase of MetroPCS. Also, once the 700 MHz A-Block spectrum acquisition transaction closes, we anticipate we will begin rollout rapidly. A significant portion of the license is un-encumbered and can be used right away after the deal closes (e.g. Philadelphia, Washington, DC). We are very excited about the breadth and kind of coverage we can provide with this spectrum.
I have the HTC One on T-Mobile, and according to Phonescoop, the T-Mobile version of this phone does not support LTE on 1900.
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