Nov 23 AT 9:45 AM Taylor Wimberly 18 Comments

T-Mobile brings 4G speeds to 8 new metro areas

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America’s Largest 4G network just grew a little bigger. Today T-Mobile announced that 8 new metro areas now had 4G HSPA+ speeds including Detroit, Mich.; Grand Junction, Colo.; Harlingen, Texas; Lafayette and South Bend, Ind.; Montgomery, Ala.; Roanoke-Lynchburg, Va. and Youngstown, Ohio.

This now brings the total number of T-Mobile 4G locations to more than 80 metropolitan areas and another 20 are coming by the end of the year when they expect to reach 200 million people.

T-Mobile also reminded its customers that it will continue to update its network and plans to offer faster speeds of 42 Mbps in 2011. Some carriers in other countries like Bell Mobility are just rolling out HSPA+ 42 Mbps and they are advertising real-world download speeds of 7-14 Mbps which tops what Verizon is claiming their 4G LTE does.

Is T-Mobile 4G coming to your area soon? Check the official coverage map to find out.

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T-Mobile Network Expansion: T-Mobile today announced the expansion of its 4G mobile broadband network to eight additional metro areas including Detroit, Mich.; Grand Junction, Colo.; Harlingen, Texas; Lafayette and South Bend, Ind.; Montgomery, Ala.; Roanoke-Lynchburg, Va. and Youngstown, Ohio.

With typical download speeds that are on par with or faster than competing 4G technologies, T-Mobile customers with the latest 4G devices in more than 80 metropolitan areas around the country can now enjoy blazing fast Web browsing, uninterrupted video streaming and quicker downloads at no additional cost.

Continuing the aggressive expansion of the company’s 4G network,  T-Mobile is on pace to expand its HSPA+ footprint to reach 200 million people by the end of this year – with plans to move to faster speeds (42Mbps) in 2011.

For more information on T-Mobile’s network, please visit http://t-mobile-coverage.t-mobile.com/coverage.

Source: T-Mobile

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