T-Mobile announced this morning that it's bringing 10 more cities into its HSPA+ (aka 4G) circle of trust. They are:

  • Ames, Iowa
  • Anderson, Ind.
  • Battle Creek, Mich.
  • Benton Harbor, Mich.
  • Jackson, Mich.
  • Fort Collins-Loveland, Colo.
  • Lawrence, Kan.
  • Manhattan, Kan.
  • Springfield, Ill.
  • Wichita Falls, Texas

T-Mo also reminds us that it'll be flipping the 42Mbps switch on Las Vegas, New York and Orlando later this year. We wouldn't read too much into T-Mobile continuing expansion as if the whole AT&T acquisition thing might not happen. Because it might not happen. And it's better to be bigger than not. Full presser's after the break. [T-Mobile]

Today, T-Mobile USA announced the continued expansion of its 4G mobile broadband network to 10 new markets, offering a 4G experience to even more of its customers where they live, work and play. America’s Largest 4G Network™ now reaches 167 markets and more than 200 million people nationwide.

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New 4G markets include Ames, Iowa; Anderson, Indiana; Battle Creek, Benton Harbor and Jackson, Michigan; Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado; Lawrence and Manhattan, Kansas; Springfield, Illinois and Wichita Falls, Texas.

Customers can choose from a wide variety of 4G devices currently available and coming later this spring, including:

4G Smartphones: the fastest 4G smartphones running on America’s Largest 4G network – the Galaxy S™ 4G, the T-Mobile® myTouch® 4G, the T-Mobile® G2® with Google™, the upcoming T-Mobile Sidekick® 4G by Samsung and the upcoming T-Mobile® G2x™ with Google™.
4G Tablets: the first 4G tablet in the U.S., the Dell™ Streak™ 7, as well as the upcoming T-Mobile® G-Slate™ with Google™ by LG.
4G Laptop Sticks: the upcoming T-Mobile® Rocket™ 3.0, T-Mobile’s first HSPA+ 42 Mbps-capable device, the Rocket™ 2.0, T-Mobile’s first HSPA+ 21-capable device, the upcoming T-Mobile® Jet™ 2.0 and the upcoming prepaid T-Mobile® Rocket™ 4G.
4G Netbook & Mobile HotSpot: the Dell™ Inspiron™ Mini 10 4G netbook and the upcoming T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot.

With a great selection of 4G devices and nationwide 4G, T-Mobile customers can upload videos and pictures to their favorite social media sites, get directions and stream video—and more—all while on the go.

A complete list of all of the markets where T-Mobile’s 4G network is live can be found at http://newsroom.t-mobile.com/articles/4g-fact-sheet.

Additionally, in 2011, T-Mobile is doubling the speed of its 4G network to achieve a theoretical download speed of 42 Mbps. T-Mobile customers in Las Vegas, New York and Orlando, Fla., are the first in the country to experience the increased 4G speeds (HSPA+ 42), followed closely by Chicago and further expansion of the New York network into Long Island, N.Y., and Northern New Jersey. By mid-year, T-Mobile expects more than 140 million Americans in over 25 markets to have access to these increased 4G speeds.

The Galaxy S™ 4G, the T-Mobile® myTouch® 4G, the T-Mobile® G2® with Google™, the upcoming T-Mobile Sidekick® 4G by Samsung and the upcoming T-Mobile® G2x™ with Google™ are T-Mobile’s fastest smartphones. These devices are designed with HSPA+ 4G technology (“4G”); T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 4G network is not available everywhere. See coverage details at T-Mobile.com.

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