Washington, D.C. — June 18, 2015
T-Mobile today confirmed reports of blazing fast LTE network speeds in recent days, announcing its Wideband LTE is now live throughout the greater Washington D.C. area – providing up to a 50% increase in download speeds for its LTE customers.
To serve up faster peak network speeds, Wideband LTE increases bandwidth and capacity on T-Mobile’s fastest nationwide LTE network. That means more super-fast mobile Internet lanes for Washington D.C. Un-carrier™ LTE customers to speed along in. With T-Mobile Wideband LTE, customers can download a full 90-minute HD movie to their phone or tablet in just three and a half minutes or a whole album in just nine seconds with theoretical peak download speeds over 100 Mbps.
Whether posting pics from Nationals games to Instagram or downloading the hottest Go-go music, the speed boost that Wideband LTE offers means D.C. LTE customers have blazing fast access to the things they use most on their mobile devices. Already using an average of 3.1 GB of data per month, Washingtonians, are clocking average LTE download speeds of 22.9. Mbps − faster than Verizon and AT&T and over two times faster than Sprint’s network speeds.
Already, T-Mobile LTE customers in DC have reported observed peak download speeds in excess of over 94 Mbps. In addition to the greater DC area, Wideband LTE now extends to T-Mobile customers in Silver Spring and Rockville, MD as well as Arlington and Alexandria, VA.
The District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia (DMV) is just the latest US metro area to get a Wideband LTE speed boost – as the Un-carrier’s network coverage expansions and performance enhancements of America’s fastest nationwide 4G LTE network never stop. As of today, Wideband LTE is available in 157 market areas.
Since launching Un-carrier in 2013, T-Mobile has disrupted the wireless industry with innovations such as No Annual Service Contracts and Data Stash™.
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About T-Mobile US, Inc.:
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The Company's advanced nationwide 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences to approximately 57 million customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS. For more information, please visit https://www.t-mobile.com.
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