Tagged #4G HSPA

Mar 22 AT 11:59 AM Taylor Wimberly 16 Comments

T-Mobile reveals markets for faster 4G network with 42 Mbps downloads

The T-Mobile we know and love could be going away, but it is business as usual until the merger is approved and today they announced the initial markets for their HSPA+ upgrade to 42 Mbps.

“As T-Mobile continues the aggressive expansion of America’s Largest 4G Network, we’re doubling our maximum speed in more ... Read More »

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Mar 15 AT 2:22 PM Taylor Wimberly 28 Comments

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G by Samsung expected to be available this spring

Today Samsung and T-Mobile announced the new Sidekick 4G, which is expected to be available this spring. The popular messaging phone debuted back in 2002 and was originally produced by Danger Incorporated, which was co-founded by Andy Rubin who also co-founded Android and now oversees the development of Google’s mobile platform.

The Sidekick brand took ... Read More »

Mar 10 AT 7:07 PM Taylor Wimberly 45 Comments

AT&T 4G HSPA+ is a fast network for fast people, if you hack your phone and live in the right city

AT&T recently began the big push to start promoting their 4G network and phones. Their company website boasts, “With 4G from AT&T, you can do more, see more, and enjoy more on what is already the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network.”

It sounds wonderful, but make sure you read the fine print.

Buried at the bottom ... Read More »

Dec 15 AT 3:35 PM Taylor Wimberly 24 Comments

T-Mobile and Nokia team up on Long Term HSPA Evolution to unleash speeds of more than 650 Mbps

Today in Finland, T-Mobile USA and Nokia Siemens Networks announced a new standard called Long Term HSPA Evolution (LTHE?), which promises to deliver speeds of more than 650 Mbps. The proposed key features of Long Term HSPA Evolution were accepted during a meeting of 3GPP group last week and T-Mobile expects it to be available ... Read More »

Nov 23 AT 9:45 AM Taylor Wimberly 18 Comments

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

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 ... Read More »