Monday, January 18, 2010

T-Mobile Upgrades to 7.2Mbps

Due to growing interest in the 3G smart phones, T-Mobile has upgraded its nationwide 3G network from 3.6 to 7.2Mbps. The news of the upgrade was made public on January 5. This is a bold step by the U.S. carrier in preparedness for Google's next generation Nexus One Smartphone, which is to be available on the T-Mobile’s network before next week.

T-Mobile currently has, on its network, 3G-based handsets such as Samsung Behold II, Motorola CLIQ, and their very own T-Mobile my Touch 3G.

With the new upgrade from 3.6Mbps to 7.2Mbps HSPA, subscribers will be able to enjoy faster wireless download speed of up to 21 Mbps. T-Mobile aims at becoming the first U.S. network to have HSPA+ throughout its network before July 2010.