Charging a premium for LTE, as EE is currently doing, is unsustainable. Instead; stoking mobile broadband demand with lower and lower-priced LTE is most essential.
T-Mobile USA launched HSPA+ service in its 1900 MHz spectrum in 10 additional markets including Miami; Phoenix; San Francisco; Mesa and Tucson, Ariz.; Modesto, Oakland, San Jose and Stockton, Calif.; and Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
T-Mobile USA--the nation's only major wireless carrier that does not sell the iPhone--is stepping up its efforts to entice Apple iPhone users to bring their unlocked devices to T-Mobile's network.
Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ) intends to launch commercial LTE service in 38 initial markets sometime in December, the company revealed in a new commercial. In its first commercial touting its "4G LTE"
Neville Ray, chief technology officer at T-Mobile USA, said the carrier's new HSPA+ myTouch 4G smartphone supports average download speeds of 5 Mbps, with peak speeds in the 10 Mbps to 12 Mbps range.
In conjunction with the launch of six new HSPA+ markets, T-Mobile has designated its network as "America's largest 4G network"--a move that has sparked criticism from competitor Sprint Nextel (
In an effort to boost rural mobile broadband coverage, Vodafone Italy has awarded a contract valued at €1bn to an unnamed supplier to upgrade parts of its network to HSPA+. The operator said the
T-Mobile USA added a new HSPA+ Android 2.2 smartphone to its portfolio, a new HTC myTouch gadget, and is following in Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 4 Facetime footsteps with the introduction of Video
T-Mobile USA said it doesn't feel pressure to transition to LTE. However, it would prefer to switch to LTE over WiMAX--a statement that seems to indicate T-Mobile isn't keen on becoming a wholesale
As has become the norm with high-profile smartphone launches, T-Mobile USA is leaking out morsels of information about the G2, its forthcoming Android device that will be its first HSPA+ smartphone.