If only they had not had to give up their Huawei technology
The FCC confirmed that it is investigating how AT&T’s network went spectacularly tits up for 11 hours yesterday.
Can only be used in small pockets of dense urban environments
T-Mobile Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray has warned that 5G mobile networks are going to be a waste of cash because will never materially scale beyond small pockets of 5G hotspots in dense urban environments.
79.95 euro a month,
Deutsche Telekom launched its first all-you-can-eat mobile tariff in its home market Germany. Dubbed the MagentaMobil XL package it will set you back 79.95 euro a month but includes unlimited high-speed data for surfing and streaming within Germany, and 23 gigabytes of data for roaming across the European Union.
Nationwide rollout of TD-LTE services
Mobile Netherlands has deployed and fully implemented Oscilloquartz's OSA 5420 Series as part of its national rollout of TD-LTE services.
Galaxy S8 with Snapdragon X16 modem
The Samsung Galaxy S8 will end up with pre-order customers before the end of this week. But if they get one from T-Mobile US, people might experience GigabitLTE speeds in the near future.
Buys you 1,500 wireless licenses
It is not a big secret that Verizon is the biggest network in the US, followed by AT&T and T-Mobile, but T-Mobile is doing a great job in catching up and now the outfit has announced that it plans to spend $8 billion to improve its 4G network.
VR, AR, AI mobile speeds of 1.8 Gbps
T-Mobile US is talking a lot about network un-carrier innovations including 4G advanced features such as 4x4 MIMO, QAM 256 and QAM 64 but it looks like the company is working hard on 5G too. T-Mobile has already demonstrated mobile speeds of 1.8 Gbps and fixed speeds of 12 Gbps with latency of 2ns. Things look to be much faster and seamless in 2017 and the years to come, Happy New 2017 Year, that gets us a step closer to that.
4×4 MIMO and QAM 256 are the first step in the USA
Back in September, T-Mobile in the US announced that it supports 4×4 MIMO as well as QAM 256 on the download and QAM 64 on the upload side. The first phone to get this support was the Samsung Galaxy S7 and it looks like in 2017, T mobile will get you to 1Gbps class speeds or speeds up to 979 Mbps.
It is finally happening
Telstra in Australia was the first company to launch both 600 Mbps and 1Gbps networks but it looks like T-Mobile in the US plans to launch 1Gbps in 2017 too.
Supplemental downlink and uplink bandwidth
LG recently said that its upcoming V20 smartphone is the world’s first “native Android 7 device,” but it appears the company may also have another first-to-market feature for the device in terms of LTE spectrum support.