Excellent mobile coverage is achieved

when the information super highway is wide open.

To meet growing demands,

T-Mobile constantly expands the mobile highway.

CAPACITY

Standard antenna facilities are known for

providing broad coverage.

MACRO SITES

We constantly add capacity, coverage and speed to our network:

antennas, radios, land-based equipment & more.

FULL DATA &

VOICE PATH

CELL SITE

BASE STATION

BACKHAUL

SWITCH

PUBLIC TELEPHONE NETWORK

TOPOGRAPHY

MAN-MADE

OBSTACLES

SIGNAL

HANDOFF

PROPERTY

AVAILABILITY

REGULATORY

FACTORS

Determining the need for new & upgraded sites,

requires in-depth analysis of many factors.

Small cells — deployed on buildings, utility poles, bus stops, & in the public right-of-way —

are key to 4G and future 5G networks

SPECIAL

CONDITIONS

SMALL

CELLS

DAS

NETWORKS

PERSONAL &

PUBLIC SAFETY

Specialized coverage needs —

in stadiums, offices, across university campuses —

demand specialized networks.

SMALL CELL BENEFITS & CHALLENGES

T-Mobile considers all the factors

before determining the proper site solution.

1,000 x Less

Typical installations… have shown ground-level power densities are thousands of times less than FCC’s limits.

PUBLIC SAFETY

41%

Nearly half of U.S. households are wireless-only homes, making signal strength a priority for home buyers and renters.

FAQs & RESOURCES

Choosing the

best technologies

Expert site developers & radio engineers choose the best technologies and designs for

T-Mobile's Data Strong network.

TECHNOLOGY CHOICES FACTS

Get more facts about how mobile works.