T-Mobile USA activated HSPA + 42 service in 11 additional markets. The enhanced HSPA+ 42 connectivity is now available to nearly 180 million Americans in 163 markets. In addition, T-Mobile expanded the reach of its nationwide HSPA+ 21 network to 9 additional markets, now covering 208 markets across the country and reaching more than 200 million people.
“Our customers are taking full advantage of these faster 4G connections through services such as streaming video and audio. In fact, these services now account for more than half of the 4G device usage on our network,�? said Neville Ray, chief technology officer, T-Mobile USA. “T-Mobile is committed to delivering a fast, reliable network experience to our customers ― paired with compelling and affordable 4G devices, applications and services ― that can keep up with and enrich the busy lives of our customers.�?http://www.t-mobile.com
- In May 2011, T-Mobile USA activated HSPA+ with top theoretical downlink speeds of 42 Mbps in its first 50 markets across the U.S.