Today T-Mobile announced that they have rolled out their Gigabit Class of LTE to 430 markets around the United States. This will bring increased download speeds and better streaming to T-Mobile customers in these markets.
“This is what I’m talking about when I say T-Mobile has America’s best unlimited network and the only one purpose built for unlimited”, said Neville Ray, Chief Technology Officer for T-Mobile. “Not only do we have a nationwide LTE footprint that’s every bit as broad as the Duopoly’s, and the fastest according to multiple third parties — it also keeps getting faster. Gigabit Class LTE technology is part of the secret sauce behind our success – and why others are struggling under the weight of unlimited – and we’re only continuing to advance with LAA on the horizon.”
T-Mobile went on to say this new Gigabit Class of LTE will pave the way for 5G with a dense upgradable infrastructure.
“Global momentum for Gigabit Class LTE is continuing to pick up around the world, and we’re delighted that
T-Mobile is planning to deliver gigabit connectivity to millions of consumers in the United States,” said Mike Finley, senior vice president and president, Qualcomm North America and Australia, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “In addition to providing blazing fast mobile connectivity, Gigabit Class LTE enables operators to expand network capacity to accommodate increasing demands by unlimited data plans, and increases overall spectral efficiency, enabling faster speeds for all users in the network.”
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