T-Mobile claims LTE-Advanced footprint in over 920 markets

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T-Mobile is working more of its advanced network technologies into more sites across the nation.

It, in conjunction with equipment partner Qualcomm, announced that LTE-Advanced technologies are in over 920 markets, doubling the tech’s service area from last year. Furthermore, three technologies — carrier aggregation, 4×4 MIMO and 256-QAM — are simultaneously present in 430 markets.

Qualcomm has been pushing its campaign for Gigabit LTE with new equipment and user profiles, taking advantage of every network trial it can partner in. T-Mobile has been bragging about its speeds topping rivals AT&T and Verizon in recent third-party tests as speeds have “doubled.”

The Un-carrier’s next initiatives are to bring Licensed Assisted Access to its network and expand LTE-Unlicensed support from its current puddle footprint.

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Jules Wang

Jules Wang is News Editor for Pocketnow and one of the hosts of the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast. He came onto the team in 2014 as an intern editing and producing videos and the podcast while he was studying journalism at Emerson College. He graduated the year after and entered into his current position at Pocketnow, full-time.