T-Mobile USA hopes to retain and grow subscribers after mobile data upgrade

According to Reuters, by the end of this month, T-Mobile USA, the No. 4 U.S. mobile service will be less than half way through its 2010 network upgrade plan(upgrading to a technology known as HSPA Plus from HSPA) aimed at boosting its mobile data web-surfing speeds.

The company hopes that increasing data speeds will help it stem customer defections to bigger and smaller rivals.
According to the company it would have HSPA Plus coverage in markets with more than 75 million people by the end of June. It plans to have coverage for 185 million by year end.

The company currently offers HSPA Plus services to laptop users and has plans to sell at least one HSPA phone in the second half of the year. --------

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