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Lubbock, T-Mobile’s Updated Its Network with Even Faster Speeds and More 5G Coverage

January 22, 2024

What’s the news: T-Mobile now covers 99% of Lubbock, TX. with the nation’s largest, fastest and most advanced 5G network.

Why it matters:  With more coverage and capacity in Lubbock, the upgrades help deliver an enhanced network experience so T-Mobile customers can do all the things they love doing on their phones, faster and in more places than ever before.

Who it’s for: Wireless users in Lubbock who care about staying connected.

LUBBOCK, Texas. — January 22, 2024 — T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) is taking connectivity to the next level for thousands across the city of Lubbock. The network enhancements the company has made over the last two years now cover 99% of outdoor areas in Lubbock, Texas. with T-Mobile’s blazing fast Ultra Capacity 5G*, enhancing the experience for T-Mobile users in the places that matter most with faster speeds, lower latency and better connectivity.

As the first provider in the country with nationwide Standalone 5G (SA 5G), T-Mobile is uniquely positioned to offer customers access to the full array of benefits that comes with 5G.  Here are just a few examples of how T-Mobile is the leading option for Lubbockites :

  • T-Mobile is the best place to stream video, meaning you’ll never have to worry about missing a play while watching your favorite sports team on the go.
  • T-Mobile has the lowest latency, meaning mobile gamers can make split second decisions to clutch their next win.
  • T-Mobile has the fastest network in Lubbock with median download speeds of 179.94Mbps. Customers in this area won’t have to worry about their phones taking forever to load, whether they need to pull up directions on their way home, download their favorite shows and games on the go, T-Mobile can get it done faster.

One of the ways T-Mobile is making an immediate impact with recent upgrades is by introducing high-speed broadband, often-times called fixed wireless service, as an alternative to traditional broadband providers like Cable or Satellite. Today, T-Mobile 5G Home Internet is available in Lubbock, providing an option for fast, reliable home internet that’s easy to set up and has no annual contracts or hidden fees. Plus, the Un-carrier simplifies business internet, enabling businesses to connect offices and locations nationwide. To learn more about 5G Home Internet and to check eligibility, visit, and for more information on Business Internet visit

Since first launching 5G in 2019, T-Mobile has added 29 new towers with 95 upgrades to existing towers across Lubbock to help expand its 5G coverage footprint as well as increase capacity to keep pace with suburban and rural growth while strengthening performance in its wireless networks. As if the Un-carrier needed another reason to show why it’s better over here.

T-Mobile is the leader in 5G, delivering the country’s largest, fastest and most awarded 5G network to T-Mobile customers and Metro by T-Mobile users. The Un-carrier’s 5G network covers more than 330 million people across two million square miles — more than AT&T and Verizon combined. 300 million people nationwide are covered by T-Mobile’s super-fast Ultra Capacity 5G with over 2x more square miles of coverage than similar mid-band 5G offerings from the Un-carrier’s closest competitors.

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Fastest based on median, overall combined 5G speeds according to analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data national download and upload speeds for Q4 2023. Lowest Latency: Based on analysis by Ookla of Speedtest Intelligence data national Multi-Server Latency results for Q4 2023. Best Video Experience: Based on analysis by Ookla of Speedtest Intelligence data National Video Score™ for Q4 2023. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission. Fastest in Lubbock, Texas based on median download speeds according to analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for Q4 2023. 5G capable device required, coverage not available in some areas. Some uses may require additional plan or feature. Fast & Reliable Home Internet: Based on T-Mobile analysis of eligible customer speed data reflecting consistent broadband speeds. Delivered via 5G cellular network; speeds vary due to factors affecting cellular networks. See for additional details. 5G capable device required, coverage not available in some areas. Some uses may require additional plan or feature.

*Values are based on outdoor coverage levels.

About T-Mobile

T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) is America’s supercharged Un-carrier, delivering an advanced 4G LTE and transformative nationwide 5G network that will offer reliable connectivity for all. T-Mobile’s customers benefit from its unmatched combination of value and quality, unwavering obsession with offering them the best possible service experience and undisputable drive for disruption that creates competition and innovation in wireless and beyond. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile and Sprint. For more information please visit:

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