T-Mobile makes its first LTE markets official

T-Mobile makes its first LTE markets official
As expected, T-Mobile announced that it has already flipped the switch on its 4G LTE network, which has actually been available in a number of U.S. cities since last week. The carrier's subscribers in Baltimore, Houston, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Phoenix, San Jose, and Washington D.C. will now have the chance to ride on the carrier's LTE network using an LTE-capable device from T-Mobile. These include the Samsung Galaxy Note II running the latest software update, the BlackBerry Z10, which is available for $99 with a Simple Choice plan, or the iPhone 5, scheduled to launch on T-Mobile in a few weeks.  

T-Mobile is planning on rolling out its 4G LTE network swiftly so that no less than 100 million Americans are covered by the middle of 2013. By the year's end, the carrier is aiming to blanket at least 200 million people with its 4G LTE service. With the launch of its LTE network, T-Mobile is paving the way for future network developments, including the launch of LTE Advanced service sometime in the future.

In the meantime, markets where T-Mobile 4G LTE coverage isn't available yet, the carrier's subscribers will remain connected to its existing 4G network based on HSPA+ technology. Chances are that both networks will coexist for a while, thus creating what T-Mobile refers to as possibly the fastest network combo in the U.S.

source: T-Mobile

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8 Comments

1. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Only thing better than this is finding out when Chicago will be blessed with LTE. Seen speeds over 60mbps download and 30mbps upload so I can't wait!

2. lovenyc8

Posts: 164; Member since: Mar 13, 2013

when will Tmobile LTE will go live in NEW YORK?

3. vandroid

Posts: 405; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

Ikr how do carriers leave a city with a big population like that out first ?

4. lovenyc8

Posts: 164; Member since: Mar 13, 2013

i'm suprised NYC should be first

5. Cannabis

Posts: 22; Member since: Jan 20, 2013

Hurricane Sandy slowed that process down, expect NYC to be one of the next cities to launch LTE though.

7. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

already is live just read bout it. damn wish i was on T-MOBILE enjoying their UNLIMIED DATA

8. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Used 15GB so far this month. Feels good knowing I won't be throttled. :)

6. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Well we have it here in the UK! On a £60 UT UM 10 GB 4G 12 months contract

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