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4G LTE: T-Mobile Quickly Upgrading Its Network

4G LTE: T-Mobile Quickly Upgrading Its Network

By Sean Patterson March 19, 2014

Just over one year ago T-Mobile was the fourth-largest mobile provider in the U.S., and for good reason. Instead of the 4G LTE networks that larger carriers were building out, T-Mobile had bet on the slower HSPA+ standard for its …

T-Mobile Turns On 4G LTE In Seven Markets T-Mobile Turns On 4G LTE In Seven Markets

At this morning’s UnCarrier event, T-Mobile has already announced that its ditching contracts in favor of a simpler plan, and that it plans to offer the iPhone 5 starting early next month. It’s a great start for the beleaguered wireless …

Google Removes Nexus 4 LTE Support In Latest Update Google Removes Nexus 4 LTE Support In Latest Update
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In November, it was discovered that Google’s Nexus 4 had a LTE chip in it. Some users were able to get the 3G-only phone onto 4G LTE networks in Canada, but it wasn’t exactly a widespread exploit. It apparently was …

iPhone Coming to T-Mobile Next Week [RUMOR] iPhone Coming to T-Mobile Next Week [RUMOR]
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I know. The rumors about the iPhone coming to T-Mobile have been flying around since the CES expo in January. However, every time the rumor popped up again, it got a little more specific. In May, T-Mobile began making changes …

Sprint Purchases Midwest Spectrum From U.S. Cellular Sprint Purchases Midwest Spectrum From U.S. Cellular

Sprint announced today that it will acquire PCS spectrum and customers from U.S. Cellular for $480 million. Parts of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and the Chicago and St. Louis markets are all part of the deal. Sprint stated that …

iPhone Could Finally be Coming to T-Mobile iPhone Could Finally be Coming to T-Mobile
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T-Mobile is now the only major U.S. wireless carrier that doesn’t carry the iPhone. It isn’t a coincidence that t’s also the only carrier that doesn’t have a nationwide 4G LTE network (its 4G is HSPA+) or that it is …

Verizon Expands 4G LTE As iPhone 5 Hits Shelves Verizon Expands 4G LTE As iPhone 5 Hits Shelves

Like AT&T, Verizon is also improving its LTE coverage as the newly-LTE-sporting iPhone 5 arrives in millions of hands across the country. Verizon has been busy in the lead up to the big launch, either expanding or introducing new LTE …

HTC Might Get The iPhone 5 Banned HTC Might Get The iPhone 5 Banned
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Apple likes to sue other handset makers for patent infringement. The companies on the receiving end of Apple’s legal tactics reciprocate with their own patent lawsuits. The resulting patent wars exploded into a mess that hasn’t been remotely cleaned up …

Sprint Rolls Out 4G LTE in Four Markets Sprint Rolls Out 4G LTE in Four Markets
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Though Sprint is far behind other mobile carriers in their 4G LTE network implementation, the company has begun making strides. And with less expensive, truly unlimited data plans, customers are generally getting what they pay for. Today Sprint announced that …

Surface May Only Be Wi-Fi Capable At Launch Surface May Only Be Wi-Fi Capable At Launch
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Do you like to use mobile data with your tablets? You might want to sit out on Microsoft’s Surface tablet, at least at launch. There’s no doubt that Wi-Fi is still the most popular, and preferred, method for people to …

4G iPad Claims Cost Apple $2.3 Million In Australia 4G iPad Claims Cost Apple $2.3 Million In Australia
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Earlier this month we brought you news that Apple had agreed to pay a AU$2.25 million (US$2.28 million) fine for its marketing of the new iPad as a 4G capable device in Australia. The fine was part of a settlement …

Verizon Bringing 4G LTE To More Cities This Month Verizon Bringing 4G LTE To More Cities This Month

Who has the better 4G LTE coverage – Verizon or AT&T? Both companies will tell you a different story and sling mud at their competitors. At the end of the day, it all comes down to the fact that a …

Verizon Wants to Put 4G in Your Car Verizon Wants to Put 4G in Your Car

With 4G coverage growing throughout the U.S., it makes sense that carriers are now pushing harder than ever for subscribers. The problem is, smartphones still remain the major source of subscriptions to 4G networks. Sure, there are tablets and a …

Verizon Ending Unlimited Data Plans Verizon Ending Unlimited Data Plans
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Around the time Verizon began to carry the Apple iPhone last year, instead of incorporating tiered data plans, the provider stated that it would merely expand its network to accomodate the bump in data use: Verizon Wireless has been beefing …

Apple Rebrands 4G iPad As “iPad WiFi + Cellular” Apple Rebrands 4G iPad As “iPad WiFi + Cellular”

You may recall that back in March, not long after the new iPad hit stores around the world, Apple found themselves in a spot of trouble in companies like Australia, where their branding of the iPad as a 4G-capable device …

Sprint's 4G Network To Be Slower Than Verizon, AT&T Sprint's 4G Network To Be Slower Than Verizon, AT&T
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As you may have noticed, LTE is all the rage these days. Everyone, it seems, is in the process of building a 4G LTE cell phone network. Verizon already has a fairly sizable one up and running, and AT&T isn’t …

Socialcam Grabs 4 Million New Users Socialcam Grabs 4 Million New Users

Socialcam, a social video app for iPhone and Android that has been spreading like wildfire, has added a new feature, in attempts to keep hold of it’s 4 million new users garnered over the past weekend. Justin Kan, the co-founder …