T-Mobile Announces 42 Mbps HSPA+ Cities and Devices

Posted Mar 22, 2011

T-Mobile has announced network expansion in 2011. The first three cities to receive a 42 Mbps HSPA+ mobile broadband service in the U.S. is New York, Las Vegas, and Orlando. After spreading in those cities Chicago, Long Island, and northern New Jersey will be the next ones.

T-Mobile also announced several new devices including the G-Slate and the T-Mobile G2X (pictured above). The G2X will run on Android 2.2 with a dual-core 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 chip. The phone has an 8 megapixel camera.

For those who want tethering for their laptops, T-Mobile will be offering a service called Rocket 3.0 this spring. T-Mobile will be selling a 42Mbps USB data stick made by ZTE. To hold you over right now, T-Mobile announced a Jet 2.0 data stick, which has a 21 Mbps radio. ZTE is building a 21 Mbps 4G Mobile Hotspot that can share mobile broadband with up to 5 devices over WiFi.