Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Leap (aka Cricket) Rolls Out LTE

DNP Leap finally gets LTE, rollout starts next week
Leap (aka Cricket) customers, go ahead and jump for joy. The CDMA-based carrier is finally rolling out its first LTE market next week after about a year of testing it in Tucson, Arizona. (The first official market has yet to be named, however.)

With its spectrum swaps finally complete, Leap hopes to spread LTE to around 21 million POPs by the end of this year and to around two-thirds of its current network by the end of 2015.

The only nationwide carrier without LTE at this point is T-Mobile, though it has promised by 2013