At CTIA today, T-Mobile announced their plans for the expansion of their 4G network, along with the first major markets they plan on doubling their 4G speeds. T-Mobile says that the should be able to reach download speeds of up to 42 Mbps. The first major markets to experience these increased speeds include T-Mobile customers in Las Vegas, New York, and Orlando. Close to follow will be places such as Chicago, Long Island, Northern New jersey, and further expansion in to the New York network. T-Mobile also expects to deliver these increased 4G speeds to 140 million Americans in 25 different cities by mid-year.
As T-Mobile continues to expand its 4G network, along with its faster speeds, they also plan on introducing seven new 4G capable devices this spring. These devices will include smartphones, tablets, and mobile broadband products.
See what T-Mobile has up their sleeves after the break
T-Mobile G2x with Google: This is T-Mobile’s most recent smartphone and is part of the G-Series line up. The G2X will be powered by a 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 Dual-Core Processor and have a 4″ capacitive touch display.
T-Mobile Sidekick 4G: The upcoming and recently announced Sidekick 4G will cost $99.99 with a qualifying plan and 2 year service agreement after the $50 mail in rebate.
T-Mobile G-Slate with Google by LG: The T-Mobile G-Slate is powered by Android 3.0 a.k.a Honeycomb, has an 8.9″ 3D-capable, HD multi-touch display along with the ability to record 3D and full HD movies. The G-Slate will come pre-loaded with T-Mobile applications like T-Mobile TV. The T-Mobile G-Slate will cost $529.99 after $100 mail in rebate on a qualifying new 2 year agreement.
Laptop Sticks: T-Mobile will also be introducing new laptop sticks. The T-Mobile Rocket 3.0 will be the first laptop stick capable of T-Mobile’s 42 Mbps 4G speeds. Also we will see the T-Mobile Jet 2.0 which is capable of delivering speeds up to 21Mbps. These laptop stick will be available March 23, free after mail in rebate and qualifying new 2 year agreement. T-Mobile will also be introducing their pre-paid laptop stick, the T-Mobile Rocket 4G, which will also be capable of the 21 Mbps.
T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot: Manufactured by ZTE, this compact 21 Mbps capable device will allow customers to extend T-Mobile’s 4G Network to any Wi-Fi capable device from almost anywhere.
We can definitely be looking forward to some higher speeds and new devices from T-Mobile this year. As soon as more information is released regarding launch dates and prices we will be sure to keep you updated.