T-Mobile Expands iPhone Coverage, Adds Boston, New York, Other CIties
T-Mobile, the nation’s fourth largest mobile operator, announced a major expansion of its iPhone-compatible network. Its high-speed iPhone compatible HSPA+ network is now available in 14 additional markets, including Austin, Boston, Cambridge, Dallas, Detroit, Fort Worth, Philadelphia, San Antonio, and Tampa.
The Deutsche Telekom subsidiary, which recently announced it will start to carry Apple products including the iPhone starting in 2013, previously added support for the iPhone in numerous locations including Baltimore, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Las Vegas, Miami, San Francisco, Tucson, and Washington, D.C.
T-Mobile’s network uses the 1900 MHz frequency, which is what the iPhone 5 and numerous other smartphones use for high-speed data. The announcement brings the total number of areas where T-Mobile supports the iPhone to more than 30, covering over 100 million people.
The company, which recently announced a merger with Metro PCS, has said it plans to continue its $4 billion upgrade project and add iPhone support in numerous areas including Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, San Diego and Seattle.