T-Mobile LTE rollout expected to continue next month

April 26, 2013
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T-Mobile launched their LTE network back towards the end of March with coverage for seven markets. While seven markets is fairly small as compared to carriers such as Verizon Wireless and AT&T, T-Mobile had previously announced plans to have LTE available for 100 million users by mid-year and 200 million users by years end.

We have yet to see any specifics from T-Mobile on which will be the next markets to go live, however some details have recently begun showing up online. Basically, it is looking like the T-Mobile LTE rollout will continue in May and then again in June. Neither of these will are expected to be large scale, but it does appear as if things are progressing nicely towards that mid-year goal of 100 million.

The May rollout is tipped to include Honolulu and Maui, Hawaii and Richmond, Virginia as well as Minneapolis and Austin/San Antonio. Other markets that are a possibility for launch in May include Stockton and Modesto as well as parts of Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Oakland and Fremont.

Time will tell if these launches arrive in May as is currently expected. Otherwise, there isn't as much detail in terms of the June launches at the moment. As of now it is being reported that T-Mobile is planning for as many as 24 LTE market launches in June. All said and done, assuming these locations and numbers hold up, T-Mobile could be looking at around 40 LTE markets by June.

[via TmoNews]


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  • Captain_Doug

    Keep it up T-mobile. Can’t wait for them to really be a competitor in coverage.

    • http://www.androidcommunity.com Cory Gunther

      They have a long ways to go.. For people that don’t go 15 miles away from their home ever TMobile is good, for others, not so much.

      Even in Vegas I used to lose service soo fast once i got on the outer edge. No good

      • Captain_Doug

        Definitely a long way to go but I love the direction they’re headed and they seem to be quite motivated.

      • WestIndiesKING

        i think your 15miles away is a bit of an overstatement. That may just be a west coast thing. For the most part i travel fairly often up down the east coast and its not great but its good.

  • xiang lu

    Shit!where is for NYC?!!?!

  • Ace

    Where’s Colorado?!

  • Ruben James

    It stinks that it’s still not in Colorado, but I think the wait will be worth it considering I’ve seen how fast their LTE can be. A few weekends ago, I went on a small holiday from work at DISH and got to try out the new LTE network in Vegas. During my trip, I was able to keep up with my shows by using the DISH Anywhere app on my phone and as a result of using LTE, streaming quality was fantastic.