T-Mobile’s iPhone Now Capable Of Faster Speeds In 5 More Markets, With 1900 MHz HSPA+

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Just like it’s stated, those with an unlocked T-Mobile iPhone, can now experience faster speeds on the carrier’s network in five new metropolitan areas – Chicago; Reno, Nevada; Sacramento, California; Fresno, California; and Southern California. “T-Mobile has now enhanced the network in 23 metro areas, and we have already reached 100 million people with this improved network experience.”

T-Mobile, who has never been shy about stealing away other carrier’s customers, makes a big play for AT&T customers,

Customers in these metro areas can also bring their unlocked AT&T smartphones to T-Mobile, and experience a significant speed boost on our network, while also saving up to $50/month compared to AT&T*.

Also,

Internal tests of unlocked iPhone 4S devices running over 4G (HSPA+) on our 1900 MHz network recorded on average 70% faster download speeds than iPhone 4S devices on AT&T’s network.

For more information on this and additional advancements in other areas, check out the full press release below. Think you’ll defect over to T-Mobile? Let us know!

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T-Mobile Enhances Coverage in Five New Metro Areas to Reach 100 Million People

By Neville Ray, Chief Technology Officer for T-Mobile USA

Continuing T-Mobile’s fast-paced work to enhance our powerful 4G experience across the country, we’re announcing today technology advancements in five metro areas, including the windy city of Chicago; Reno, Nev.; and Fresno, Sacramento and Southern Calif.

T-Mobile has now enhanced the network in 23 metro areas, and we have already reached 100 million people with this improved network experience.

These upgrades will now provide voice and data enhancements, improved signal strength and in-building coverage for customers who live in or are planning holiday visits to:

  • Chicago, including the surrounding areas of: Aurora, Berwyn, Chicago Heights, Cicero, Des Plaines, Downers Grove, Evanston, Evergreen Park, Naperville, Oak Park, Schaumburg, Wilmette and Winnetka.
  • Reno, Nev.
  • Sacramento, Calif., including the surrounding areas of: Antelope, Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Fair Oaks, Folsom, Loomis, North Highlands, Rancho Cordova, Rio Linda, Rocklin, Roseville, Vacaville and West Sacramento.
  • Fresno, Calif.
  • Southern Calif., including: Alhambra, Anaheim, Claremont, Culver City, El Monte, Encino, Garden Grove, Granada Hills, Inglewood, Irvine, La Crescenta, Laguna Niguel, Monrovia, Monterey Park, Newport Beach, North Hills, North Hollywood, Paramount, Pasadena, Redlands, Reseda, Rosemead, Santa Ana, San Fernando, San Gabriel, Santa Monica, South El Monte, Temple City, Torrance, Upland, Valley Village, Van Nuys, Westminster and Wilmington.

Customers in these metro areas can also bring their unlocked AT&T smartphones to T-Mobile, and experience a significant speed boost on our network, while also saving up to $50/month compared to AT&T*.

T-Mobile network advancements also continue in additional areas including Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, the New York metro area, Philadelphia, and San Diego. Customers in parts of these metro areas are already experiencing improved coverage and unlocked iPhone “speed sightings” on T-Mobile’s 4G network.

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