T-Mobile Launches LTE Network, to Sell iPhone 5 in April

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U.S. carrier T-Mobile has launched its 4G LTE network in seven major metropolitan areas, including Baltimore; Houston; Kansas City; Las Vegas; Phoenix; San Jose, Calif.; and Washington, D.C.  Operator expects its 4G LTE network to reach 100 million Americans by midyear and 200 million by the end of 2013.

T-Mobile Launches Nationwide HD Voice, Details LTE Plans

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U.S. carrier T-Mobile has announced that HD Voice is now available on its network nationwide. To experience HD Voice, both parties on the call must use capable T-Mobile 4G smartphones such as the HTC One S, Nokia Astound and Samsung Galaxy S III on T-Mobile’s HD Voice-enabled nationwide network.

Dutch Multiband Frequency Auction Completed

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Dutch Radiocommunications Agency has awarded mobile spectrum rights to four operators in the Dutch auction which completed on December 14, 2012. They are Vodafone, KPN, T-Mobile and Tele2. The total revenue generated by the auction is € 3.804 billion.

T-Mobile to Start New Unlimited Data Plan

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Following yesterday's MetroPCS announcement of unlimited data, T-Mobile USA also unveiled a truly Unlimited Nationwide Data plan over it 4G HSPA+ Network. Available starting Sept.

T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless Sign Spectrum Agreement

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T-Mobile USA has inked a deal with Verizon Wireless that will allow operator to purchase and exchange of certain Advanced Wireless Services (AWS) spectrum licenses in 218 markets across the U.S. The transaction will improve T-Mobile’s spectrum position in 15 of the top 25 markets in the U.S.

T-Mobile to Start Release-10 LTE Trials This Summer

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Since announcing its’ $4 billion 4G network evolution plan, T-Mobile has made substantial progress, operator has reported. T-Mobile LTE trials are underway and this summer it plans to begin using Release-10 equipment in these trials.

T-Mobile Hungary to Extend LTE Coverage This Summer

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Magyar Telekom's T-Mobile unit plans to extend the LTE service coverage to suburban parts of Budapest and several country towns this summer. According to the operator, currently it's 4G LTE service is available outdoors for 90% of the population in Budapest and indoors for 73%.

T-Mobile Picks Ericsson and Nokia Siemens Networks for LTE Deployment

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T-Mobile USA has selected Ericsson and Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) to support It’s $4 billion 4G network evolution plan, including network modernization and LTE deployment in 2013.  

FCC Approves AWS Spectrum Transfer from AT&T to T-Mobile

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FCC has approved the transfer of AWS spectrum licenses from AT&T to T-Mobile USA, clearing the way of operator's planned $4 billion network modernization and 4G evolution plan. Earlier announced operator's LTE roadmap had assumed successful reframing of spectrum and regulatory approval of AT&T break-up spectrum transfer.

Leap Wireless, T-Mobile to Exchange Spectrum

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Leap Wireless International has entered into license exchange agreements with T-Mobile USA (T-Mobile), Cook Inlet/VS GSM VII PCS LLC, a joint venture between T-Mobile and Cook Inlet, and Leap's non-controlled, majority-owned venture Savary Island Wireless, LLC (Savary Island) to exchange wireless spectrum in various markets.

T-Mobile to Pump $4 Billion into 4G LTE Network

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T-Mobile USA said it would spend $4 billion on its wireless network to offer the high-speed fourth-generation mobile broadband service known as LTEi.

T-Mobile USA Begins Network Transformation in 2012 with LTE Launch Planned for 2013

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T-Mobile USA plans to invest $4 billion in network modernization and 4G evolution effort, which will improve its existing voice and data coverage and pave the way for LTE service in 2013. Operator's LTE roadmap assumes successful refarming of spectrum and regulatory approval of AT&T break-up spectrum transfer. 

Nokia Siemens Networks to upgrade GSM and HSPA networks of T-Mobile, Orange in Poland

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Nokia Siemens Networks has been selected as one of the vendors to deploy and upgrade GSM and HSPA networks of T-Mobile Poland and Orange Poland. This upgrade will enable radio network sharing and prepare them for LTE.

T-Mobile launches the commercial LTE service in Hungary

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T-Mobile (Magyar Telekom Group) has launched the 4G LTE based mobile internet service in Hungary.

AT&T ends $39 billion bid to acquire T-Mobile USA

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AT&T has announced end of its $39 billion bid to acquire T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom amid anti-trust concerns.