T-Mobile Expands 4G Network

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News Posted: Wed, Jul 13 2011 3:18 PM

T-Mobile is doubling the speed of its 4G network in 56 additional markets. With this announcement, T-Mobile's 4G network will be available to more than 170 million people in 152 markets. In addition to a faster network in select locations on compatible devices, T-Mobile is also increasing its network capacity and reliability.

Not long ago, T-Mobile introduces its first HSPA+ 42-capable device, the T-Mobile Rocket 3.0 laptop stick. With the T-Mobile Rocket 3.0, users can enjoy average download speeds of about 10 Mbps, with peak speeds of 27 Mbps when connected in a HSPA+ 42 coverage area. T-Mobile plans to launch its first HSPA+ 42 smartphone later this year.

T-Mobile’s Faster 4G Network Now Available in More Locations

America’s Largest 4G Network™ is now twice as fast in more than 150 markets, available to more than 170 million Americans

Bellevue, Wash. — Jul. 13, 2011 - Today, T-Mobile USA, Inc. announced that the company is doubling the speed of its 4G network in 56 additional markets, to reach more than 170 million people in 152 markets. T-Mobile customers now have access to T-Mobile’s faster 4G network in markets including Baltimore; Boston; Charlotte, N.C.; Hartford and New Haven, Conn.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Lancaster, Pa.; Minneapolis, Minn.; Providence, R.I.; and Washington, D.C., among several others. For a full list of new markets where T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42 4G network is available, see below.

In addition to T-Mobile customers experiencing speeds twice as fast as T-Mobile’s current 4G network on compatible devices, customers also will enjoy increased network capacity and reliability. Offering a compelling 4G experience across a broad lineup of devices, America’s Largest 4G Network™ allows customers to stay connected in new and innovative ways in more places than ever before. From downloading files to streaming video or surfing the latest social networking sites, T-Mobile’s faster network provides a richer-than-ever mobile data experience, with anytime high-speed access to the data and information customers need and desire. 

“America’s Largest 4G Network is now faster than ever and continues to deliver a fast and reliable broadband experience in more places than any other carrier,” said Neville Ray, chief technology officer, T-Mobile USA. “Video streaming on T-Mobile’s network has more than tripled over the last year, and consumer demand for access to rich mobile content from anywhere continues to grow. T-Mobile is now supplying more than 170 million Americans with lightning-fast HSPA+ 42 speeds to feed that explosive demand.”

T-Mobile’s portfolio of 4G products gives customers ultra-fast access to the content they want at home or on the go. The company recently introduced the T-Mobile Rocket™ 3.0 laptop stick, its first HSPA+ 42-capable device, offering average download speeds on its HSPA+ 42 network approaching 10 Mbps, with peak speeds of 27 Mbps. T-Mobile also continues to expand its 4G device lineup with innovative 4G handsets such as the new HTC Sensation™ 4G and the upcoming T-Mobile myTouch® 4G Slide. In the last year, T-Mobile has launched more than a dozen 4G-capable smartphones, tablets and mobile broadband products, and the company expects to launch its first HSPA+ 42 smartphone later this year.

T-Mobile 4G markets where 42Mbps service is launching today:

Allentown, Pa.; Anderson, S.C.; Asheville, N.C.; Ann Arbor, Mich.; Baltimore, Md.; Barnstable, Mass.; Bellingham, Wash.; Bloomington, Ind.; Boise, Idaho; Boston, Mass.; Bremerton, Wash.; Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Conn.; Brunswick, Ga.; Carson City, Nev.; Charlotte, N.C.; Charlottesville, Va.; Chico, Calif.; Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; Eugene, Ore.; Flagstaff, Ariz.; Flint, Mich.; Greensboro, N.C.; Greenville, S.C.; Harrisburg, Pa.; Hartford, Conn.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Lafayette, Ind.; Lancaster, Pa.; Laredo, Texas; Lynchburg, Va.; Manchester, N.H.; Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.; New Haven, Conn.; Ogden, Utah; Providence; R.I.; Provo, Utah; Raleigh-Cary, N.C.; Redding, Calif.; Reno-Sparks, Nev.; Richmond, Va.; Roanoke, Va.; Rockford, Ill.; Salem, Ore.; Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; Spartanburg, S.C.; State College, Pa.; Tallahassee, Fla.; Terre Haute, Ind.; Tucson, Ariz.; Washington, D.C.; Wichita Falls, Texas; Winchester, Va.; Winston-Salem, N.C.; Worcester, Mass.; and York, Pa.

*T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 4G network, including increased speeds, is not available everywhere. See coverage details at T-Mobile.com.

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LLeCompte replied on Thu, Jul 14 2011 10:11 AM

its sad that tmobile is actually trying its hardest to get "4g" our there, but DT just wants to unload a good company for money to ATT.

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What 4G? There isn't any on the market. Only 3.9G from Verizon and Sprint (very limited AT&T soon) and 3.5G from AT&T and T-Mob.

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Yeah, Everyone rush out to get your 4G so you can download at 150GBps, then the Gvmnt and ISPs will limit your DL to 4GB per month! Thats the new meaning of 4G.

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