T-Mobile To Launch HSPA+ 42 Mbps Phones This Year
T-Mobile USA today announced its HSPA+ plans for 2011. The company will launch 25 new devices this year with HSPA+, including smartphones with HSPA+ 21 Mbps in the first half, and HSPA+ 42 Mbps smartphones in the second half of 2011. The company also announced plans to carry the new Dell Streak 7, a 7-inch Android 2.2 tablet with a 7-inch screen and HSPA+ 21 Mbps. T-Mobile's HSPA+ "4G" network currently reaches 200 million people in 100 metro areas. The upgraded 42 Mbps network has already launched in Las Vegas and will reach 140 million people in 25 metro areas by mid-2011. T-Mobile's testing shows that HSPA+ 42 Mbps delivers real-world average data speeds equal to Verizon's LTE network. Real-world upload speeds with the new network are expected to be 5-8 Mbps.
AT&T and Cricket Launch the Alcatel Ideal
Aug 17, 2016
AT&T and Cricket Wireless today announced a low-cost Android handset from Alcatel. The device is the same hardware as the Alcatel Dawn sold by Boost and Virgin, but has been rebadged as the Ideal by AT&T and Streak by Cricket.
Google Pay Lets People Use their Phone as Ticket On Las Vegas Monorail
Mar 19, 2018
Google today said its Google Pay app can now serve as a transit ticket on the Las Vegas monorail system. People visiting Las Vegas will be able to use Google Pay to purchase their monorail ticket online and add it to the app.
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Offer Refined Hardware, Improved Camera, AR Emoji
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Samsung today announced the Galaxy S9 and S9+ phones, updates to last year's S8 models. The devices bear a striking resemblance to their predecessors and make only modest changes to the hardware.
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T-Mobile to Deploy 5G On 600 MHz Spectrum Starting in 2019
May 2, 2017
T-Mobile today said it plans to use some of its recently acquired 600 MHz spectrum to support a future 5G network. The company successfully won an average of 31 MHz (ranging between 20 MHz and 50 MHz) of the 70 MHz low-band spectrum auctioned off by TV stations and the FCC earlier this year.
Anybody in Las Vegas?
IrishCarBomb sounds like he can provide us with the technical part of whatever questions we may have.
That's easy to do when you don't have the subscribers to bog down the network. Like them to get those speeds with the same load as VZW or AT&T.
True. That's why I'm happy they're not getting the iPhone....
Verizon's LTE network is the completely empty one right now.