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T-Mobile’s network is getting better, but not for the reason you think

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Apr
2014

T-Mobile knows it has more work to do to improve its network and GigaOM reports that it’s going a step beyond just upgrading mobile data speeds. According to GigaOM, the Pride of John Legere has started installing antennae that use 4-by-2 multiple input-multiple output (4×2 MIMO) technology, which the publication says has the potential to make T-Mobile’s LTE network vastly better for end users, even if it does nothing to boost speeds. The reason for this is that 4×2 MIMO technology essentially doubles the number of parallel transitions that an antenna sends out, which means that there will be more data streams for your phone to receive. For end users, this means that you’re much more likely to maintain your connection

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