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Cincinnati finally gets covered with T-Mobile LTE


I know that this little piece of news is yawn-worthy to most of the rest of the world, but for me, I’m insanely happy about it. My old stomping grounds – Cincinnati, Ohio – is finally officially covered with T-Mobile LTE, including these landmark areas:

  • Blue Ash
  • Cincinnati Zoo
  • Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport
  • Fairfield
  • Hamilton
  • Mason
  • Norwood
  • Paul Brown Stadium
  • Great American Ballpark
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Covington, Kentucky

Ever since T-Mobile started building out its LTE network, Cincinnati has been a thorn in the side of the carrier. The region had perhaps one of the most difficult spectrum crunches in the nation for T-Mobile to navigate, and it was only through LTE on band 2 – 1900MHz – that T-Mobile was able to accomplish what it did. (Darn you, Cincinnati Bell, for hogging all the AWS spectrum!)

T-Mobile is, of course, working on upgrading its entire 2G footprint to LTE, which it expects to have largely complete by mid-2015. And unlike certain other carriers (Sprint, ahem), it seems to be staying on track.

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John F

John was the editor-in-chief at Pocketables. His articles generally focus on all things Google, including Chrome and Android, although his love of new gadgets and technology doesn't stop there. His current arsenal includes the Nexus 6 by Motorola, the 2013 Nexus 7 by ASUS, the Nexus 9 by HTC, the LG G Watch, and the Chromebook Pixel, among others.

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