T-Mobile hints at ‘approaching gigabit LTE speeds’ next year

T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray suggested the carrier plans to offer data transmissions “approaching gigabit LTE speeds” in at least some markets next year. Executives from the third-largest U.S. mobile network operator spoke at length about the progress T-Mobile has made on its network during an earnings call with analysts Monday. T-Mobile has deployed its 700 MHz A Block spectrum in 366 markets covering 225 POPs, and it has agreements in place to reach more than 270 million with those airwaves, Jennifer Fritzsche of Wells Fargo Securities observed in a research note to investors.


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