- Jun 26, 2010
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Maybe they'll come up with a name that's not so double-faced, like Cingular?
Regardless of any horrible naming options they might have, it's now clear what AT&T's short-term "4G" plans are.
AT&T’s acquisition of USA provides an optimal combination of network assets to add capacity sooner than any alternative, and it provides an opportunity to improve network quality in the near term for both companies’ customers. In addition, it provides a fast, efficient and certain solution to the impending exhaustion of wireless spectrum in some markets, which limits both companies’ ability to meet the ongoing explosive demand for mobile broadband.
With this transaction, AT&T commits to a significant expansion of robust 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) deployment to 95 percent of the U.S. population to reach an additional 46.5 million Americans beyond current plans – including rural communities and small towns. This helps achieve the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and President Obama’s goals to connect “every part of America to the digital age.” T-Mobile USA does not have a clear path to delivering LTE.
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Source: Breaking: AT&T Acquires T-Mobile From Deutsche Telekom
Official site with more info