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Once again, T-Mobile adds more mid-band LTE spectrum to a large number of cell sites

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As T-Mobile and Sprint await approval for their $26 billion merger from the FCC and the Justice Department, the carriers continue to work independently of each other. For example, a tweet disseminated today by T-Mobile's CTO Neville Ray says that during the last two weeks, more mid-band capacity has been added to hundreds of cell sites throughout the country. While you hear a lot about T-Mobile's low-frequency 600MHz and 700MHz airwaves and Sprint's 2.5GHz high frequency spectrum, there are bands in the middle.

Being added are the 1700/2100 AWS bands that are the frequencies used the most by T-Mobile subscribers to connect to the carrier's 4G LTE network. The markets where capacity has been increased include:

  • Kingman, AZ
  • Buckeye, AZ
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Meridian, CA
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Ripon, CA
  • San Jose, CA
  • Novato, CA
  • Mill Valley, CA
  • Vallejo, CA
  • Mountain View, CA
  • Salinas, CA
  • Fresno, CA
  • Mendota, CA
  • Santa Maria, CA
  • Bakersfield, CA
  • Brea, CA
  • Laguna Niguel, CA
  • Irvine, CA
  • Riverside, CA
  • Phelan, CA
  • Fontana, CA
  • Palm Springs, CA
  • Desert Hot Springs, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • Oceanside, CA
  • Chula Vista, CA
  • Alpine, CA
  • Upland, CA
  • Hacienda Heights, CA
  • North Hollywood, CA
  • North Hills, CA
  • Chatsworth, CA
  • Seal Beach, CA
  • Santa Fe Springs, CA
  • Whittier, CA
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Avon, CO
  • Palisade, CO
  • Woodland Park, CO
  • Greeley, CO
  • Monument, CO
  • Stamford, CT
  • Southport, CT
  • Greenwich, CT
  • Fairfield, CT
  • Darien, CT
  • Cos Cob, CT
  • Trumbull, CT
  • Portland, CT
  • Middletown, CT
  • Windsor, CT
  • Washington, DC
  • Venice, FL
  • Naples, FL
  • Cape Coral, FL
  • Miami, FL
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Kaneohe, HI
  • Kihei, HI
  • Hayden, ID
  • Loves Park, IL
  • Oswego, IL
  • Evanston, IL
  • Saint Charles, IL
  • Schaumburg, IL
  • Itasca, IL
  • Dekalb, IL
  • Algonquin, IL
  • McHenry, IL
  • Libertyville, IL
  • Lake Zurich, IL
  • Lake Villa, IL
  • Lake Forest, IL
  • Kenilworth, IL
  • Highwood, IL
  • Crystal Lake, IL
  • Gary, IN
  • Wichita, KS
  • Ottawa, KS
  • Denniston, KY
  • Lousiville, KY
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Gonzales, LA
  • Scott, LA
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Westwego, LA
  • Kenner, LA
  • Metairie, LA
  • Windsor Mill, MD
  • Gwynn Oak, MD
  • Havre de Grace, MD
  • Glen Burnie, MD
  • Columbia, MD
  • Potomac, MD
  • Hyattsville, MD
  • Suitland, MD
  • Riverdale, MD
  • Needham Heights, MA
  • Needham, MA
  • Belmont, MA
  • Watertown, MA
  • Auburndale, MA
  • Newton Center, MA
  • Waltham, MA
  • Lexington, MA
  • Kingston, MA
  • Boston, MA
  • Milton, MA
  • Quincy, MA
  • Medford, MA
  • Revere, MA
  • Cambridge, MA
  • Brighton, MA
  • Mattapan, MA
  • Dorchester, MA
  • Franklin, MA
  • Saugus, MA
  • Lowell, MA
  • North Andover, MA
  • Chelmsford, MA
  • Woburn, MA
  • Framingham, MA
  • Worcester, MA
  • Leominster, MA
  • Grandville, MI
  • Howard City, MI
  • Stanton, MI
  • Six Lakes, MI
  • Sheridan, MI
  • Mount Morris, MI
  • Waterford, MI
  • Ecorse, MI
  • Detroit, MI
  • Canton, MI
  • Taylor, MI
  • Dearborn, MI
  • Roseville, MI
  • Clinton Township, MI
  • Saint Paul, MN
  • Forest Lake, MN
  • Springfield, MO
  • Morrill, NE
  • Lincoln, NE
  • Omaha, NE
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Henderson, NV
  • Manchester, NH
  • Bound Brook, NJ
  • West Berlin, NJ
  • East Hanover, NJ
  • Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
  • Jersey City, NJ
  • Roselle, NJ
  • Hoboken, NJ
  • Las Cruces, NM
  • Ranchos de Taos, NM
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Wappingers Falls, NY
  • Patchogue, NY
  • Glen Head, NY
  • Ridgewood, NY
  • Maspeth, NY
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Astoria, NY
  • Long Island City, NY
  • West Haverstraw, NY
  • Stony Point, NY
  • Staten Island, NY
  • New York, NY
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Hermiston, OH
  • Proctorville, OH
  • Franklin Furnace, OH
  • Bidwell, OH
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • West Chester, OH
  • Toledo, OH
  • Calera, OK
  • Okmulgee, OK
  • Muskogee, OK
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Guymon, OK
  • King of Prussia, PA
  • Huntingdon Valley, PA
  • Perkasie, PA
  • Millersville, PA
  • York, PA
  • Erie, PA
  • Bayamon, PR
  • Cidra, PR
  • Ponce, PR
  • Florence, SC
  • West Columbia, SC
  • Sumter, SC
  • Keystone, SD
  • Custer, SD
  • Goodlettsville, TN
  • Levelland, TX
  • San Benito, TX
  • Harlingen, TX
  • Missouri City, TX
  • Houston, TX
  • Southlake, TX
  • Dallas, TX
  • Grand Prairie, TX
  • Garland, TX
  • Coppell, TX
  • Helper, UT
  • Green River, UT
  • West Valley City, UT
  • Portsmouth, VA
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • Smithfield, VA
  • Henrico, VA
  • Ruther Glen, VA
  • Alexandria, VA
  • Woodbridge, VA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Kent, WA
  • New Cumberland, WV
  • Yawkey, WV
  • Sumerco, WV
  • Scott Depot, WV
  • Charleston, WV
  • Nitro, WV
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Sheridan, WY
  • Cheyenne, WY
Is your city on this list? If so, and you're a T-Mobile subscriber, you might see some improvement in your data speeds. More capacity means less congestion at cell sites.

source: @NevilleRay

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