Tag Archives: HSPA+

T-Mobile expanding HSPA+ coverage

Everyone likes 2 for 1 deals right? How about a 2 for 1 announcement? Tucked inside the announcement for the new myTouch, was a brief mention of T-Mobile’s upcoming HSPA+ expansion. Cities to be added shortly include: Biloxi and Gulfport, Miss. Denver, Colo. Huntsville, Ala. Knoxville, Tenn. Myrtle Beach, S.C. Norfolk, Va. Omaha, Neb. Phoenix and… Read more

4G SpeedTest Showdown: G2, EVO, Epic, R2-D2 DROID (3G) [UPDATED]

UPDATE:The highest speeds attained with my G2 so far are 5,951 kbps down and 1,326 kbps up, achieved in separate tests. Also, a T-Mobile rep has confirmed that HSPA and HSPA+ connections are not differentiated by an icon in the notification bar, or in any other way that would be apparent to an end user. Many other people have reported blazing fast speeds… Read more

T-Mobile’s first true HSPA+ phone is G2

Remember the Magenta site dedicated to HSPA+ that teased us with a silhouette of some mystery phone? Yes, the one with “Vanguard” hidden in the source code. Vanguard being the code name of a phone that this roadmap says will launch on September 9th. Well, all of the pieces are starting to fall into place and it looks as though the Vision is the… Read more

Rumor: HTC to launch HSPA+ Android by September

T-Mobile has created – through software upgrades only – an HSPA+ network capable of almost three times the bandwidth of their base HSPA system. HSPA+ offers users 21 Mbps, while HSPA stalls out at approximately 7 Mbps. So why haven’t any of us experienced this killer bump yet? Because Magenta doesn’t have a phone that’s HSPA+ ready just yet. But, according… Read more