T-Mobile Aiming to Cover 90% of Americans With 'Ultra Capacity 5G' By 2023

T-Mobile has plans to rapidly expand the availability of 5G across the United States, with the company aiming to offer "Ultra Capacity 5G" to 90 percent of Americans by the end of 2023.

t mobile network deployment plans
"Ultra Capacity 5G" includes T-Mobile's mid-band and millimeter wave 5G connectivity, with the company also planning to offer slower "Extended Range 5G" across 97 percent of the U.S. by the end of 2022.

As highlighted by The Verge, T-Mobile shared the forecast during a virtual analyst event that took place today. At the current time, 125 million people have access to T-Mobile's Ultra Capacity 5G, a number that will expand to 200 million by the end of 2021.

According to T-Mobile, those who have access to Ultra Capacity 5G can expect an increase in speed from 300Mb/s to 400Mb/s as T-Mobile builds out its 5G network with spectrum acquired during its merger with Sprint.

T-Mobile recently purchased C-band spectrum (which was also made available to Verizon and AT&T) that will become usable in 2023 and will help the company reach its availability goals.

Top Rated Comments

Ds6778 Avatar
12 months ago
if you would have asked me three years ago if I would be on T-mobile, I would’ve laughed. Recently, I tested them for about three weeks and I have been utterly impressed. I am consistently getting 400 to 600 Mb down where I am. Anecdotal for sure, but damn is it fast.


Attachment Image
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
btbeme Avatar
12 months ago
I had TMobile for three years. Every time I went inside a building or sat in a vehicle you would have thought I entered a Faraday Cage.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Apple_Robert Avatar
12 months ago
I believe this means T-Mobile will be raising rates. I think the new plans are to that end with the unlimited 5G highlight.

I am a happy T-Mobile customer. However, I have no problems looking elsewhere if I don't like any changes down the line.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ? Avatar
12 months ago
Just don't do what AT&T did with Fake 5G ICON. So, many people got fooled and they thought they were using 5G in 2018-2019. Not cool!

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/7/18172355/att-fake-5g-logo-rolling-out-samsung-lg
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
gugy Avatar
12 months ago
Well, here in San Diego (La Jolla) the coverage is not that great quite a few dead spots. I hope they fix that before offering 5g.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
acgmph Avatar
12 months ago

IF they can offer that where I live - I will consider them ...
In my home, and I do not live in a rural area, I can't even run a SPEEDTEST - Verizon, what a joke!
ha, 3 min later, ping 368ms download 0.17Mbps, upload 0.01 Mbps - Verizon LTE :rolleyes:o_O
Had the same thing. Switched to TMo and never looked back. For some reason, both AT&T and Verizon were awful at my house, but TMo rocked.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Related Stories

iphone 12 pro video colors

Apple Joins Industry Group Working Towards 6G

Friday November 13, 2020 8:06 am PST by
As noted by CNET, the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) this week announced that Apple has joined its Next G Alliance, an industry group working to "advance North American mobile technology leadership in 6G and beyond over the next decade, while building on the long-term evolution of 5G." Apple is one of 11 new members of the group alongside Charter, Cisco, Google,...
verizon 5g uw coverage map

Verizon Launches $75 mmWave 5G Plan for Prepaid Customers

Monday January 25, 2021 1:10 pm PST by
Verizon today unveiled a new unlimited plan designed to allow prepaid customers to access Verizon's fastest 5G network for $75 per month. As noted by The Verge, the plan is priced at $10 more than the standard unlimited prepaid plan and provides access to Verizon's 5G Ultra Wideband network, which is the fastest available 5G that can be accessed in a limited number of cities. It also...
iphone 12 colors lineup

Apple and Verizon Debut '5G Fleet Swap' Enterprise iPhone Trade-In Program

Thursday November 19, 2020 12:48 pm PST by
Verizon today announced the launch of the "5G Fleet Swap," a new program that's designed to allow enterprise customers to trade in their entire fleet of smartphones and upgrade to an iPhone 12 for zero upfront cost. After the transition, the iPhones used by each business will have zero cost (for the iPhone 12 mini) or a low monthly cost. Customers can choose to trade in smartphones from...
ios14 ipad pro settings cellular data cellular data options data mode 1

Apple Details New iPad Pro's XDR Display, Thunderbolt Support, and iPadOS Updates Over 5G in New Support Documents

Saturday May 22, 2021 8:12 am PDT by
The new iPad Pro started arriving to customers on Friday, and Apple has since shared additional details about the device in a series of support documents, covering topics like the Liquid Retina XDR display, Thunderbolt and USB4 support, 5G networking on cellular models, and the new Center Stage front camera feature for video calls. In addition to up to 1,000 nits of full-screen brightness,...
maxresdefault

Chris Rock Sells iPhone 12 and mmWave 5G in New Verizon Ad

Friday October 16, 2020 3:55 am PDT by
During its iPhone 12 event this week, Apple expended an unusually long amount of talk time on pressing home the benefits of 5G, and even gave the chairman and CEO of Verizon, Hans Vestberg, a segment to explain how "5G just got real." "The power of Verizon 5G meets the first iPhone with 5G." That same slogan is at the heart of Verizon's marketing campaign for mmWave 5G on iPhone 12, as this...
Screen Shot 4

Kuo: iPhone 13 5G mmWave Models to Be Available in More Countries

Monday April 19, 2021 12:07 am PDT by
Apple is planning to increase the availability of 5G mmWave capable iPhone models to more countries around the world with the release of the iPhone 13 later this year, offering even more customers access to the faster and newer technology, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In a research note obtained by MacRumors, Kuo says that infrastructure for mmWave technology will increase...
tmobile 5g modem

T-Mobile Launches Unlimited 5G Home Internet for $60/Month

Wednesday April 7, 2021 2:18 pm PDT by
T-Mobile today hosted an Un-carrier event where the company announced the launch of a a new 5G home internet plan, which is priced at $60 per month and offers unlimited data. The service is available to more than 30 million Americans across much of the United States, including 10 million households in rural areas not typically able to access reliable broadband. Connectivity will be either 4G ...
att 5g

AT&T Says Its 5G Network Is Now Available Nationwide

Thursday July 23, 2020 8:44 am PDT by
AT&T today announced that its 5G network is now live nationwide, following a slow rollout that began with tests in major U.S. cities back in 2017. Specifically, today marks the addition of 40 new markets added to support 5G, making it available to more than 205 million customers in 395 markets across the United States. If you are on AT&T and have a 5G-capable smartphone, like Samsung's...

Popular Stories

airpodsinear 1

AirPods Save Woman's Life With Feature Everyone Should Know

Friday January 21, 2022 2:13 am PST by
Apple's AirPods have been credited with saving a woman's life after a potentially fatal fall, People reports. When a 60-year-old florist in New Jersey tripped and hit her head in her studio, she lost consciousness and awoke heavily bleeding. With nobody around to call for help, she realized she had her AirPods in, and used a "Hey Siri" command to call 911. An operator was able to stay on the ...
Upcoming Products 2022 Feature

Gurman: Apple Preparing 'Widest Array of New Hardware Products in Its History' for Fall

Sunday January 23, 2022 10:32 am PST by
Apple is working on a number of new products that are set to launch this fall, and Bloomberg's Mark Gurman says that it will be "the widest array" of new devices that Apple has introduced in its history. In his latest "Power On" newsletter, Gurman explains that Apple is working on four new flagship iPhones (iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max), an updated low-end Ma...
Questionable Design Decisions

Apple's Most Questionable Design Decisions in Recent Memory

Sunday January 23, 2022 2:59 am PST by
Apple has always emphasized the depth of thought that goes into the design of its products. In the foreword to Designed by Apple in California, a photo book released by the company in 2016, Jony Ive explains how Apple strives "to define objects that appear effortless" and "so simple, coherent and inevitable that there could be no rational alternative." But every once in a while even Apple...
top stories 2022jan22

Top Stories: Spring Apple Event Rumors, Apple Opposes Sideloading, and More

Saturday January 22, 2022 6:00 am PST by
As we roll into the latter half of January, we're starting to hear more about a potential spring Apple event, which is likely to take place in March or April. There are a number of potential announcements on deck, so an event would be a good opportunity for Apple to get them all out there. We've also been going back and forth on some iPhone 14 rumors, and we've taken a look at a number of...
att gigabit internet

AT&T Bringing $180/Month 5-Gigabit Internet to 70 Cities

Monday January 24, 2022 9:20 am PST by
AT&T today announced the launch of upgraded AT&T Fiber plans, which support speeds of up to 5 Gigabits for some customers. There are two separate plans, one "2 GIG" plan and one "5 GIG" plan, available to new and existing AT&T Fiber subscribers. According to AT&T, the new plans are available to nearly 5.2 million customers across 70 metro areas including Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, San...
macbook pro 14 16 2021

Three Months After Launch, Apple Still Struggling to Meet Demand for Redesigned 14-Inch and 16-Inch MacBook Pro

Monday January 24, 2022 7:12 am PST by
Three months after their launch, the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros continue to experience high demand and seemingly short supply, with shipping dates for both models stretching into multiple weeks in several of Apple's key markets. In the United States, the baseline 14-inch MacBook Pro with the M1 Pro chip is estimated to ship in three to four weeks, promising an arrival by at least...
peloton tv workout cardio

Apple Floated as Potential Buyer of Peloton

Friday January 21, 2022 6:11 am PST by
Following months of bleak news about Peloton's "precarious state," including the revelation that it has halted production of its bikes and treadmills, Apple is being floated as a potential buyer of Peloton's troubled fitness business. Yesterday, CNBC reported that Peloton will temporarily stop production of its connected fitness products due to a "significant reduction" in consumer demand, a ...
Spring 2022 Apple Products Feature

New iPad Air, Macs, and iPhone SE With 5G Likely to Be Announced at Apple Event This Spring

Thursday January 20, 2022 8:32 am PST by
Earlier this week, Bloomberg's Mark Gurman tweeted that Apple "will be holding a spring event" to announce a new iPhone SE and other hardware. In a recent edition of his newsletter, Gurman said the event is likely to occur in March or April. Gurman did not elaborate on what "other hardware" will be announced at Apple's purported spring event, but rumors suggest at least four products are...