MetroPCS expands LTE service to San Francisco
The Bay Area is the sixth market for the prepaid carrier's LTE 4G service. And though it offers only one LTE phone, MetroPCS competes aggressively on plan pricing.
Verizon Wireless grabbed headlines with its MetroPCS always will be able to claim LTE in the United States. And today it expanded that coverage to CNET's hometown of San Francisco.today, but
The launches today, will overlay about 80 percent of the carrier's existing CDMA footprint in the Bay Area. Indeed, a quick check of MetroPCS's map shows the carrier's LTE coverage stretching from Santa Rosa to southern Santa Clara County with extensions eastward to Livermore, Fairfield, and Antioch., which
San Fransisco is the carrier's sixth LTE market after Dallas-Fort Worth, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia. Moving forward, MetroPCS will continue expansion later this year and early next year to Atlanta, Boston, Jacksonville, Miami, New York, Orlando, Sacramento, and Tampa.
Though MetroPCS currently offers only one LTE phone, the