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T-Mobile Rebrands HSPA+ as '3.9', Says Its 3.9G Network Is the Nation's Largest


Nov 3, 2010, 4:54 PM
T-Mobile today announced plans to move forward with marketing its HSPA+ network as "3.9G". T-Mobile will launch a national advertising campaign, which will appear on TV networks and cable TV stations, including ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC and TNT, and on websites, including AOL, MSN, and Amazon.com. The message will brand T-Mobile's HSPA+ network as "America's Largest 3.9G Network." According to T-Mobile representatives that spoke to Phone Scoop, the company feels that the real-world peak and real-world average download speeds, which it claims are 12Mbps and 5Mbps, respectively, handily beat the speeds offered by Sprint's WiMax network and Verizon's forthcoming LTE network. T-Mobile believes the speed and capacity of its HSPA+ network gives it the gr...

Nov 4, 2010, 1:40 PM
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Nov 4, 2010, 3:00 PM
Until the general public has a clue about real-world speeds, this is all just a name game. The general public is not smart enough to understand what they need and what different technologies/speeds mean to them. I like streaming tv/video and I live in a rural area. Verizon is the ONLY choice for someone like myself. BUT IF I lived in say DC or some other large city and stayed in that general area I would have Sprint or T-Mobile for the cash value of their service.

Nov 4, 2010, 3:32 PM

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