T-Mobile is quickly becoming the number one network in the US for unlocked Android phones. They already offer the fastest 4G HSPA+ 42 Mbps network, and they continue to refarm their spectrum to add service on the 1900 MHz band. Today they announced that 14 new metro areas have been upgraded to offer 4G HSPA+ on ... Read More »
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It is no secret that I despise carrier contracts and locked Android devices. As Amazon puts it, “A locked cell phone benefits only the carrier by keeping a customer using their service. Unlocked phones give consumers more control of plans, pricing, and services and make carriers work for you.”
This year I cancelled my ... Read More »
T-Mobile has the fastest 4G HSPA+ network in the US, but it runs on 1700 MHz AWS spectrum that is not compatible with most GSM phones. Unlocked GSM phones can still operate on T-Mobile, but they are limited to slow 2G EDGE speeds. Thankfully T-Mobile is in the middle of a massive $4 billion network upgrade, ... Read More »
I recently ended my personal wireless contract with Verizon so I could have the freedom to use the phone and network of my choice, without any long term commitments. Verizon offers the best nationwide 4G LTE network, but I rarely needed the kinds of speeds they provided and they didn’t support the unlocked phones that ... Read More »
T-Mobile recently tweeted that their first HSPA+ handset was going to be unveiled in the coming weeks and now a teaser site just went live. Included in the source code for the site is the codename Vanguard, which is a HTC phone spotted in the leaked T-Mobile roadmap.
The ... Read More »