4G goes live in Dallas Fort Worth area on MetroPCS

4G goes live in Dallas Fort Worth area on MetroPCS
After blanketing Las Vegas not long ago, MetroPCS's LTE network is up in the Dallas/Fort Worth region as well. Currently the only phone that can take advantage of the 4G speeds, is the Samsung Craft, which is offered for a dollar shy of $300 on contract by MetroPCS.

That probably makes it the most expensive carrier-subsidized phone, appealing only to early adopters. It is not even a proper smartphone, but the urge to use it on the first commercially available LTE network in the US, will cost you $55 per month. Early user reports on the Samsung Craft's download speeds are unimpressive, the handset seems to slow down to 1Mbps, which the users of other 4G-like services, such as Sprint's WiMAX and T-Mobile's HSPA+, can only smile condescendingly at.

Samsung Craft Specifications

source: BGR

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2 Comments

1. hornetmx

Posts: 71; Member since: Mar 12, 2010

What did you expect?? I bet 1mbps seems lighting fast for metro user even though its still lower that 3G for national carriers.

2. hornetmx

Posts: 71; Member since: Mar 12, 2010

What did you expect?? I bet 1mbps seems lighting fast for metro user even though its still lower that 3G for national carriers.

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