AT&T Flips on 4G LTE in 12 Additional Markets

Thank goodness for competition, right? In a continuing effort to match or best other mobile carriers’ 4G LTE coverage, AT&T has aggressively expanded its coverage in rural portions of the United States. Today’s 12 added locations will bring AT&T’s total market reach to a little over 400 (488 to be exact), which is certainly more than T-Mobile’s (around 230 as of October) and Sprint’s (233), but a far cry from still behind Verizon’s 500+. But it’s OK, AT&T, slow and steady wins the race, right? (more…)

AT&T and UK Carrier EE Sign 4G LTE Roaming Deal for Visitors

AT&T has been making a lot of moves lately, signing contracts with International carriers to help benefit customers who are traveling abroad. It was first announced in early December that AT&T customers traveling to Canada would be able to connect to 4G LTE networks through Rogers, and now a new deal has been struck with EE over in the U.K. for anyone who plans to visit England. Usually, when people travel abroad, we get kicked down to 3G and HSPA+ networks, so 4G LTE roaming is a major step in the right direction for people who rely on fast data speeds on their mobile devices.  (more…)

AT&T Offers 4G LTE Roaming to Customers Traveling in Canada, First Carrier to Offer International LTE Roaming

AT&T announced big news this morning, partnering with Rogers Communications to offer U.S. customers the ability to connect to 4G LTE networks while roaming in our neighbor to the north, Canada. The deal actually makes AT&T the first U.S. carrier to offer such a deal, as usually customers are kicked down to HSPA+ networks or 3G.

With a Data Global Add-on package purchased, customers can get 4G LTE in bundles of 120MB for $30/mo, 300MB for $60/mo, and 800MB for $120/mo. It seems pricey, but can you really put a price on international LTE speeds? /sarcasm (more…)

Verizon Boosts 4G LTE Network Capacity, Expands to 40MHz in Major Cities

Verizon customers in major cities across the U.S. should see a big time increase in 4G LTE performance this week. According to GigaOm, Big Red has quietly doubled, and even tripled 4G LTE capacity across its network, available in commercial corridors of cities such as San Francisco, New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Atlanta, Boston, and the list goes on. We’re talking “every major city east of the Mississippi and in several western markets.” (more…)

AT&T Launches 10 New 4G LTE Markets

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This morning, AT&T announced 10 new 4G LTE markets scattered across the U.S., with Texas appearing to have received the most love with 4 new markets all for themselves. AT&T has been great about posting up new markets each week, and at this rate, they should be caught up to Verizon in no time at all.

Have a look down below for the new markets.  (more…)