T-Mobile doubles 4G network to 42Mbps in 55 markets

By Emil · 5 replies
May 24, 2011
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  1. T-Mobile USA today announced it is doubling the speed of its 4G network in 55 markets to achieve theoretical peak download speeds of up to 42Mbps. T-Mobile customers in these…

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  2. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,374   +69

    Boy I wish I got 42M on my DSL!
  3. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

    So basically they took a 21mbps network where nobody reached 21mbps and doubled the theoretical maximum.

    Therefore customers will see no improvements and T-mobile can just use something else for easy marketing.
  4. KG363

    KG363 TS Guru Posts: 515   +9

    My city's up there! But I have AT&T and everyone who has tmobile says it sucks
  5. MrAnderson

    MrAnderson TS Maniac Posts: 488   +10

    ALways growing pains when you roll out something new.
  6. When they upgraded chicago from 3g to 4g (in other words, 7.2 Mb/s to 21Mb/s), my downloads on my hd2 went from 1000kbps down 300kbps up to 6000kbps down and 1700kbps up. The same will happen with 4g devices, for the most part.

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