On Friday, we told you about 9 cities that had apparently started receiving T-Mobile's LTE signal
. This was based on information received from OpenSignal, a crowdsourced Android app that announces where to find wireless coverage. T-Mobile is expected to officially launch its LTE service this coming Tuesday at a major event
that should also include the introduction of the carrier's new pricing plans.
This leaked document reveals T-Mobile's first LTE markets and devices
On Saturday, a leaked internal document from T-Mobile revealed the first seven cities that will officially offer T-Mobile LTE starting on March 26th. The cities are Las Vegas, Nevada; Phoenix, Arizona; San Jose, California; Houston, Texas; Washington D.C.; Kansas City, Missouri; and Baltimore,Maryland.
Initially, there will be three LTE devices offered by the carrier. The Samsung GALAXY Note IIreceived a software update last week that allows the device to have connectivity with T-Mobile's LTE signal
. On March 26th, T-Mobile is expected to launch the BlackBerry Z10
which will also run over the operator's LTE pipeline. Also on March 26th. the T-Mobile Sonic 2.0 HotSpot will be released with LTE support. Somewhere down the road, a new version of the Samsung Galaxy S III
is expected for T-Mobile with LTE support
. That phone has already received FCC approval