T‑Mobile’s Network Ranks #1 in Speed in Boston

19 de noviembre de 2014

The Un-carrier’salready wicked fast mobile speeds get up to a 50% increase in speed with Wideband LTE upgrade

Bellevue, Washington – November 20, 2014 – On the heels of recent LTE upgrades in Philadelphia and Connecticut, T-Mobile (NYSE: TMUS) today announced that Wideband LTE has landed in Boston, MA. Already the fastest, T-Mobile has made mobile speeds even faster around Beantown by upgrading its LTE network to Wideband LTE, bringing up to a 50% increase in mobile speeds to LTE customers. In addition to Boston, customers in surrounding areas - including Springfield, Worcester as well as Providence and Warwick, RI - are all experiencing super-fast download speeds, making access to their favorite content seem almost instantaneous. Already in November, T-Mobile customers in the greater Boston area have observed download speeds as high as 94 Mbps.

Wideband LTE doubles the bandwidth and increases the capacity of T-Mobile's LTE network to help deliver faster peak speeds. It is like adding more lanes to a freeway for all LTE customers to speed along in. With T-Mobile's Wideband LTE, customers can download a full 90 minute HD movie to their phone or tablet in three and half minutes or a whole album in just nine seconds with theoretical peak download speeds of 110 Mbps.

With the average download speed in the Boston area clocking in at 24.1 Mbps, T-Mobile customers are seeing speeds faster than AT&T, one and a half times faster than Verizon and two and half times faster than Sprint.

"Our T-Mobile customers in Boston are going to love the speed boost that Wideband LTE is bringing to their lives," said Tom Ellefson, Vice President - Engineering, T-Mobile. "Whether posting to Instagram at a Celtics game, downloading the latest movie, checking in to Boston Harbor on Facebook or online shopping, every one of our T-Mobile LTE customers can immediately take advantage of this network upgrade on their mobile device or tablet."

Boston is just the latest area to get a speed boost, as the Un-carrier continues to expand coverage and enhance performance of its 4G LTE network. Wideband LTE has already been rolled out in the following areas:

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Greater Bay Area, CA
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Boise, ID
  • Columbus, OH
  • Connecticut
  • Dallas, TX
  • Detroit, MI
  • Honolulu, HI
  • Houston, TX
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Los Angeles, CA
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  • Mobile, AL
  • Orlando, FL
  • Greater Philadelphia Area, PA
  • Portland, OR
  • Seattle, WA
  • Tampa, FL
  • Upstate New York Area

T-Mobile’s Data-Strong™ network, the fastest nationwide 4G LTE network, now reaches over 250 million people and was the first to launch:

  • Next-gen Wi-Fi Calling in September 2014 
  • Nationwide HD Voice in January 2013
  • Nationwide Voice over LTE (VoLTE) in July 2014

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As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. La avanzada red nacional 4G LTE de la compañía ofrece excelentes experiencias móviles a aproximadamente 53 millones de clientes que no están dispuestos a transigir en cuanto a calidad y precios. Basada en Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile US ofrece servicios a través de sus subsidiarias y opera sus marcas principales, T-Mobile y MetroPCS. Para obtener más información, visita  http://es.t-mobile.com.
 
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