Mobile US reaches almost 1 Gbps in latest LTE lab test

Screenshot credit T Mobile via YouTube

The news was announced in a blog post by CTO Neville Ray highlighting the operator's latest network achievements. He said the video shown above was taken in the company's labs with an unrevealed, and now unreleased, smartphone. Considering T-Mobile had a grand total of zero people covered under their LTE network just 3 years ago and 304 million people covered back in 2015, T-Mobile's network modernization is one of the fastest and most impressive for the notoriously slow evolving wireless telecom industry. The company was able to get download speeds to that phone as high as 979 Mbps on its current LTE network, through the use of three carrier aggregation, 4×4 MIMO and 256 QAM (quadrature amplitude modulation).

Ray also offered T-Mobile's thoughts on future 5G networks. He admits that it will still be "several more years" before those kinds of networks are widely available to smartphone owners. In the announcement, T-Mobile claims they've demonstrated mobile speeds up to 1.8Gbps, fixed speeds up to 12Gbps with latency under 2ms, 8×8 MIMO, and the capability of streaming four 4K video streams simultaneously. Neville Ray touts that T-Mobile "will absolutely be first to Gigabit speeds", and he teased that with a video that shows T-Mo achieving almost 1Gbps LTE speeds in the lab using three-carrier aggregation, 4×4 MIMO, and 256 QAM on a mystery unreleased handset. Additionally, Ray reported the Un-carrier's Extended Range LTE - which he said works better in buildings and extends out father from the tower than traditional LTE - now covers 250 million people in more than 500 metropolitan areas.

More news: Gabrielle Union Reaches Settlement With BET Over 'Being Mary Jane'

Finally, T-Mobile has given us an update on Voice over LTE (VoLTE) usage on its network.

Related News:

  • What are analysts Suggestions on: Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ)

    Vigilant Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Mondelez International by 23.0% in the second quarter. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.09/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 20.9%.
    Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) stock is worth $74.59

    Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN) stock is worth $74.59

    Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 309,250 shares in the company, valued at approximately $21,860,882.50. The share price is now 1.83 percent versus its SMA20, 3.58 percent versus its SMA50, and 13.84 percent versus its SMA200.
    Serena Williams announces surprise engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian

    Serena Williams announces surprise engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian

    His German-born mother, Anke, worked as an au pair and overstayed her visa when she fell in love with Ohanian's father, Chris. Within minutes of the engagement announcement, comments on the photo were dominated with congratulatory messages and emojis.
  • Delhi records rise in number of students

    Delhi records rise in number of students

    DTC ridership also declined from last year's 141.87 crore to 129.44 crore, with a corresponding daily average of 35.37 lakh. In 2015-16, out of 18.87 lakh enrolled students up to primary school level, 10.07 lakh were boys and 8.8 lakh were girls.

    General Cable agrees to pay United States dollars 20 mln fine for bribes

    The penalty reflects a 50 percent reduction off the bottom of the U.S. General Cable first disclosed the investigations in January 2014.

    Stock Unable to Reverse Downward Trend: Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT)

    Wunderlich Capital Managemnt purchased a new stake in Red Hat during the second quarter valued at approximately $137,000. Its EVP, Chief People Officer Alexander DeLisa sold 1,121 company shares for $86000.32, in a transaction on 2016-10-18.
  • Tony Romo expected to play Sunday in Cowboys season finale

    Tony Romo expected to play Sunday in Cowboys season finale

    The Lions found Abdullah in the second round, but Riddick, Washington and Zenner were all sixth-round picks or lower. Sanchez's season statistics consist of one pass , an 8-yard completion against the Cleveland Browns on November 6.
    Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth pay surprise visit to children's hospital

    Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth pay surprise visit to children's hospital

    Days after celebrating Christmas together, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth continued to spread holiday cheer by visiting hospitalized kids.
    Pennsylvania family rescued at Grand Canyon tell story of survival

    Pennsylvania family rescued at Grand Canyon tell story of survival

    At last, Klein came across an uninhabited residence for park rangers and broke the glass with her elbow to get in. They decided that Karen, who is a marathon runner and triathlete, was in the best shape to make the attempt.
  • Obama is right, he would have beaten Trump

    Obama is right, he would have beaten Trump

    Now there are dozens of pro-Trump online media outlets and you have Trump issuing his own proclamations on social media. Hillary Clinton's presidential bid may be over, but she's still encouraging people to fight for what they believe in.
    British police say George Michael autopsy 'inconclusive', more tests needed

    British police say George Michael autopsy 'inconclusive', more tests needed

    His boyfriend Fadi Fawaz , who found the star on Christmas Day, is also expected to be in his will. A post-mortem examination into George Michael's death was "inconclusive", police have said.
    Jane Austen £5 note found in Christmas card in Scottish Borders

    Jane Austen £5 note found in Christmas card in Scottish Borders

    The Tony Huggins-Haig Gallery in Kelso launched the project to engrave four special fivers, with micro-engraver Graham Short. And now a desperate search for the final remaining notes in circulation in the United Kingdom will commence.


Most liked

Liverpool Dealt Injury Blow Ahead Of Manchester City Clash
The two giants clash at Anfield tomorrow night in what promises to be one of the most explosive games of the season. The second half saw Giannelli Imbula concede an own goal to give Liverpool their third of the evening.

Jan Chamberlin, Mormon Tabernacle Choir member, resigns over Trump inauguration
About 215 of the 350 person choir are expected to make the trip to DC for the inauguration next month. The petition, calling on the choir to boycott the event, has received around 20,000 signatures.

Northern Trust Corp Buys 64200 Shares of Simon Property Group Inc. (SPG)
COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This article was originally posted by Sports Perspectives and is owned by of Sports Perspectives. The company reported the earnings of $1.61/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $1.49/share.

Popular St. Ives apricot scrub faces lawsuit
Ives' parent company), arguing that the product's " dermatologist tested " claim is misleading - and that the scrub is irritating. The concern is that the particles in face scrubs can cause irritation if applied incorrectly, or too frequently.

Debbie Reynolds & Carrie Fisher Set To Have 'Double Memorial'
Reynolds married and divorced two more men who dilapidated most of her fortune. "She had been very strong the last several days". Fisher, who was only 60 when she died on Tuesday, had not left any instructions for her family with regards to a funeral.

The Klopp and Pep show is ideal year-end treat
The duo should cause plenty of problems for Liverpool and with the Reds struggling defensively, they could run riot in attack . Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is available again after serving his four-match suspension. " Liverpool are a good team".

Infiniti QX50 Concept to Debut, Production Model Coming Soon
Along with the QX50 Concept, Infiniti will display in Detroit its new variable-compression, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine . (390 Nm) of torque.

Micron Technology Inc. (MU) Stock Rating Reaffirm by the Barclays PLC
Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. raised its position in shares of Micron Technology by 79.6% in the second quarter. Finally, Penserra Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Micron Technology by 99.8% in the third quarter.

Parents swear Hatchimals are cussing in their sleep
The headaches continue for the manufacturer of Hatchimals, this season's hot toy for the holidays. This comes after news broke yesterday that some toys are failing to hatch.

Russian flights to Egypt will resume soon, Putin tells Sisi
The Egyptian president expressed condolences to Vladimir Putin on the crash of Russia's Tu-154 aircraft in the Black Sea. Russian Federation will resume its flights to Egypt soon, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's office has said.

Two injured in Pakistan blast
Bahawalpur Muhammad Idrees said that a man clad in a burqa targeted DSP Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Chaudhry Ashraf. And more people are feared to be injured in the blast as the police have cordoned off the site of the blast.

Manchester United reject West Brom's opening bid for Morgan Schneiderlin
Man United's official twitter account confirmed Mourinho's comments in his press conference ahead of the Middlesbrough clash. Reports from the Midlands suggest that Johnstone is close to a move to Championship side Aston Villa .

Flyers come out flat in 6-3 loss to Blues
Shattenkirk whipped a shot from above the right circle after taking a drop pass from Alexander Steen with 4:59 left in the first. Earlier, the Flyers had taken a 1-0 lead 3:25 into the game, scoring on one of their best passing plays of the season.

Serena Williams Is Engaged! Here's The Lucky Guy
The New York-born Ohanian, 33, confirmed the news on his Facebook page, writing: "She said yes". A reply from his verified account said: "And you made me the happiest man on the planet".

NAFDAC: 'Plastic rice' not fit for consumption
Oni said, "Floating" was negative, sedimentation was positive, cooking was normal, odour was normal, colour was off-white and E-coli was within specification.