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EDGE Launch Imminent On T-Mobile

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Aug 31, 2005, 2:26 PM   by (staff)

T-Mobile USA has updated a page on their website revealing details about their EDGE network. T-Mobile now claims they will launch EDGE data network-wide by the end of September. EDGE, often referred to as 2.5G, is a GPRS-based data network that is up to 4 times faster than original GPRS. The carrier began selling EDGE-capable handsets earlier this year, and confirmed they expected to upgrade their networks by 2006. T-Mobile is also rolling out additional network-wide upgrades, including the use of handsets' built in voicemail notification icons instead of the text message they used to send.



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Aug 31, 2005, 2:50 PM

Right on.

This seems a little sooner than I thought it'd happen. Very nice...Tmobile seems to be doing the things it needs to stay healthy in its niche.
Oh please. T-Mobile is doing because they dont have a choice. They have a lackluster phone selection as it is, coverage with holes than swiss cheese, they have no spectrum to deploy real 3G at the moment either.

They need to be sold. Cingular is wh...
T-Mobile is launching EDGE on 70% of their market tomorrow, Sept. 1st.

Sep 1, 2005, 9:25 AM

Could this be a problem for Tmoble usa competing with the 3g networks?

Actually, I don't see how upgrading to 2.5g could be a problem?...at least T-Mobile is making an effort to stay in the game. Furthermore, the news article mentioned about further upgrades by the end of '06 so, this leads one to believe that T-Mobile...
nextel18 said:

Clarify your statement...it's incoherent as is.

Aug 31, 2005, 7:51 PM

What phones??


I know I can look it up, but does anyone know which phones are out with edge?
Motorola V330 and the Nokia 3220, so far.
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