T-Mobile Doubles Speed of 4G Network in 41 Markets
T-Mobile's 4G network reaches more than 200 million Americans in 184 markets.Mobile operator T-Mobile announced it is doubling the speed of its 4G network in 41 additional markets including Albuquerque, N.M.; Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio; Sacramento and San Diego, Calif.; Salt Lake City, Utah and San Antonio, Texas. Now, customers in 96 markets across the country have access to T-Mobile's HSPA+ 42 network, enabling faster 4G speeds, as well as increased network capacity and reliability. T-Mobile's 4G network (HSPA+ 21) already reaches more than 200 million Americans in 184 markets.
The company said it has seen average download speeds approaching 10Mbps with peak speeds of 27Mbps on the T-Mobile Rocket 3.0 laptop stick-the company's first 42Mbps device. T-Mobile expects more than 150 million American's to have access to these increased 4G speeds by mid-2011. Customers can choose from more than a dozen 4G devices, including 4G Smartphones like the Galaxy S 4G, the T-Mobile myTouch 4G, the T-Mobile G2 with Google, the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G, the G2x with Google, HTC Sensation 4G and the upcoming BlackBerry Bold 9900.
T-Mobile also offers a range of 4G Tablets including the Dell Streak 7 and the T-Mobile G-Slate with Google by LG. In addition, the company also brought to market 4G Laptop Sticks like the Rocket 3.0, T-Mobile's first HSPA+ 42-capable device, the Rocket 2.0, T-Mobile's first HSPA+ 21-capable device, the T-Mobile Jet 2.0 and the prepaid T-Mobile Rocket 4G.
The company also offers 4G netbook and mobile hotspot devices such as the Dell Inspiron Mini 10 4G netbook and the T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot.