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T-Mobile’s next-gen LTE service is lightning-fast, and it just went live in New York City

Published Dec 15th, 2014 9:10AM EST
T-Mobile Wideband LTE

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T-Mobile on Monday announced that its next-generation 4G LTE service has been activated in Manhattan, providing data speeds in excess of 100Mbps to T-Mobile subscribers in the area. Dubbed “Wideband LTE,” the new upgraded service is said to provide dramatic speed and performance improvements compared to standard 4G LTE service.

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“New Yorkers deserve a network that moves at the blazing speed of this amazing city. Our LTE network was already fastest here. Now, with the launch of Wideband LTE, we’ve widened our lead even further throughout the greater metro area,” T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray said in a press release. “We are working relentlessly to bring more Wideband LTE to more markets in 2015 for our customers to enjoy.”

T-Mobile’s new Wideband LTE service is now live in Manhattan as well as the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island and Northern NJ.

Here’s a full list of markets where T-Mobile says its Wideband LTE is now live:


  • Birmingham-Hoover
  • Daphne-Fairhope-Foley
  • Florence-Muscle Shoals
  • Huntsville
  • Mobile
  • Selma
  • Tuscaloosa
  • Valley


  • Jonesboro


  • Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine
  • Bakersfield
  • Clearlake
  • Crescent City
  • Eureka-Arcata-Fortuna
  • Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
  • Modesto
  • Napa
  • Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley
  • Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
  • Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
  • Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade
  • Salinas
  • San Diego-Carlsbad
  • San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco
  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
  • San Rafael
  • Santa Maria-Santa Barbara
  • Santa Rosa
  • Stockton-Lodi
  • Ukiah
  • Vallejo-Fairfield


  • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
  • Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
  • New Haven-Milford


  • Dover
  • Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ


  • Cape Coral-Fort Myers
  • Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
  • Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
  • Gainesville
  • Jacksonville
  • Key West
  • Lake City
  • Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
  • Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island
  • Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
  • Panama City
  • Port St. Lucie
  • Sebastian-Vero Beach
  • Tallahassee
  • Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater
  • West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach


  • Athens-Clarke County
  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell
  • Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC
  • Calhoun
  • Gainesville


  • Urban Honolulu


  • Boise City


  • Champaign-Urbana
  • Rockford


  • Boston
  • Cambridge-Newton-Framingham
  • Springfield
  • Worcester, MA-CT


  • Ann Arbor
  • Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia
  • Grand Rapids-Wyoming
  • Ionia
  • Kalamazoo-Portage
  • Monroe
  • Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills


  • Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
  • Rochester


  • Tupelo


  • St. Joseph, MO-KS


  • Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise

New Hampshire

  • Rockingham County-Strafford County

New Jersey

  • Atlantic City-Hammonton
  • Camden
  • Newark, NJ-PA
  • Ocean City
  • Trenton
  • Vineland-Bridgeton

New York

  • Albany-Schenectady-Troy
  • Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls
  • Syracuse

North Carolina

  • Fayetteville


  • Columbus
  • Toledo


  • Astoria
  • Bend-Redmond
  • Corvallis
  • Eugene
  • Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA
  • Salem


  • Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
  • Harrisburg-Carlisle
  • Lancaster
  • Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County
  • Philadelphia
  • Reading
  • Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton
  • State College
  • York-Hanover

Rhode Island

  • Providence-Warwick, RI-MA


  • Chattanooga, TN-GA
  • Cleveland
  • Jackson


  • Dallas-Plano-Irving
  • Fort Worth-Arlington
  • Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land


  • Bellingham
  • Longview
  • Mount Vernon-Anacortes
  • Oak Harbor
  • Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
  • Spokane-Spokane Valley


  • Appleton
  • Oshkosh-Neenah
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