Earlier in the week we reported that Verizon Wireless turned activated their 4G/LTE service in 19 new markets. Today T-Mobile has announced that they have upgraded 47 of their markets to the new HSPA+ 42 service.
T-Mobile has recorded average speeds of 10mbps with peak speeds as high as 27mbps downloading on their T-Mobile Rocket 3.0 laptop stick which is T-Mobile’s first 42mbps HSPA+ device. T-Mobile’s 4G device portfolio includes the following Android devices:
The Samsung Galaxy S 4G
The T-Mobile MyTouch 4G
The T-Mobile G2
The T-Mobile Sidekick 4G
The T-Mobile LG G2X
The HTC Sensation 4G
The Dell Streak 7
And The LG G-Slate with Google
T-Mobile’s original HSPA+ (regular 4G) already reaches 200 million Americans in 184 markets. T-Mobile plans to have HSPA+ 42mbps service cover 150 million Americans by the middle of the year (July 2011).
The Markets they added today are:
Cape Coral, Fla.
Charleston-North Charleston, S.C.
Colorado Springs, Colo
Corpus Christi, Texas
Las Cruces, N.M
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Palm Bay, Fla.
Palm Coast, Fla
Panama City, Fla.
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, Calif
Salt Lake City, Utah
San Antonio, Texas
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, Calif.
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, Calif.
Santa Fe, N.M.
Sebastian, Fla.; State College, Penn.
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Va.