T-Mobile expands HSPA+, ‘4G’ network to eight new markets

This morning, in a brief press release, T-Mobile announced the expansion of its HSPA+ network to eight additional markets. The new cities include: Detroit, MI; Grand Junction, CO; Harlingen, TX; Lafayette and South Bend, IN; Montgomery, AL; Roanoke-Lynchburg, VA; and Youngstown, OH.

“With typical download speeds that are on par with or faster than competing 4G technologies, T-Mobile customers with the latest 4G devices in more than 80 metropolitan areas around the country can now enjoy blazing fast Web browsing, seamless video streaming and quicker downloads at no additional cost,” reads the press release. “Continuing the aggressive expansion of our 4G network,  T-Mobile is on pace to expand its HSPA+ footprint to reach 200 million people by the end of this year – with plans to move to faster speeds (42Mbps) in 2011.”

If you’re in the new markets, and have a G2 or myTouch 4G handset, enjoy!

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