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T-Mobile deploys 4G services in 10 more US cities

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T-Mobile deploys 4G services in 10 more US cities
If you are a loyal T-Mobile subscriber, but you are still patiently waiting for 4G coverage, today may be a great day for you. T-Mobile has just announced that its 4G HSPA+ network is already kicking in 10 more major U.S. cities, which brings the total number of the carrier's 4G markets to 167. That means that as long as your city is in the list and you happen to own a 4G-enabled smartphone from T-Mobile's arsenal, bandwidth-demanding tasks like streaming media wirelessly to your handset or uploading videos straight to Facebook should be trouble-free from now on.

T-Mobile's HSPA+ network currently offers peak downlink speeds of up to 21 Mbps, at least in theory, though even the network benchmarks performed by the carrier itself do not seem to go beyond the 12 Mbps milestone. However, it has been announced that by the end of the year 4G speeds are expected to double with subscribers in Las Vegas, New York City, and Orlando to be the first to experience the boost.

The newly added cities to T-Mobile's 4G coverage map are:

  • Ames, IA
  • Anderson, IN
  • Battle Creek, Benton Harbor and Jackson, MI
  • Fort Collins-Loveland, CO
  • Lawrence and Manhattan, KS
  • Springfield, IL
  • Wichita Falls, TX

A complete list of all the markets where T-Mobile’s 4G network is live can be found here.

source: T-Mobile

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posted on 05 Apr 2011, 16:40 3

1. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)

HSPA+ winning, Take that LTE in developing >:)

posted on 06 Apr 2011, 11:39

2. Mr. 361 (unregistered)

This sux the town I live in, everybody has 3g or 4g, but Tmobile runs of edge, it sux
already been waiting to long already. The crazy thing is that corpus has 4g and were
only like 30 minutes away, tmobile either needs to let att take over fast or
pull the finger out already..

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