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T-Mobile's new coverage map is based on customers' real life experiences

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T-Mobile's new coverage map is based on customers' real life experiences
T-Mobile introduced a new coverage map today that is based on "real-time customer experience." The carrier says that the map is comprised of more than 200 million data points reported by T-Mobile customers. This data replaces the previous estimates that the mobile operator employed in producing its coverage map.

The map reveals exactly where T-Mobile customers will find 4G LTE, 4G and 3G coverage. Certain parts of the map show a "Verified Coverage" icon that points out areas of the U.S. where the majority of the data provided comes from T-Mobile subscribers. These customers are relaying their real-life experience using the mobile operator's wireless service.

The carrier updates the map twice a month and shows the results from "trusted" third party apps that measure the data speed experienced by T-Mobile subscribers. Data from the last 90 days is included in the map.

It's just another innovation from T-Mobile that we probably will see other carriers add to their websites in the near future.


source: T-Mobile via AndroidCentral
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