Most Popular 4G LTE Coverage Questions
4G LTE Coverage
LTE stands for Long Term Evolution and is a standard for wireless communication of high-speed data. LTE is considered 4G (4th Generation) which is the next generation of wireless technology. It is the successor to EV-DO, Cricket’s 3G technology.
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Please refer to the bottom left hand corner of the connection manager. You will see 1xRTT, 3G or 4G.
Yes, to access 4G LTE speeds you need a 4G capable device, a 4G LTE data plan, and you must be within a Cricket 4G LTE coverage area.
Yes, Cricket now has 4G LTE-capable phones for sale. Shop now to take advantage of all the benefits of the latest feature-packed devices.
LTE and EV-DO have two different network architectures. LTE is designed to optimize data over wireless networks. EV-DO is a 3G technology and LTE is a 4G technology. LTE improves the speed and efficiency of data over a wireless network significantly improving the customer experience browsing, downloading etc.
4G is the fourth generation of cellular wireless standards. LTE is the premium technology to deliver 4G. Other technologies such as WiMax can also be used to create 4G wireless network.
3G is the generic abbreviation for 3rd generation. It is the wireless technology that initially enabled internet browsing over wireless networks. An example of 3G technology is EV-DO. 4G is the generic abbreviation for 4th generation. It is the wireless technology that was designed to optimize data over wireless networks, improving the speed and efficiency of data delivery. LTE is one of the technologies that can be used to build a 4G network.
LTE speeds can range from 3 -15 times faster than EV-DO, depending on market conditions.
Cricket originally launched LTE service in Tucson, Arizona in December 2011. Cricket’s 4G LTE coverage is now available in select cities, with more coming soon! Check mycricket.com for updates on the latest 4G LTE coverage areas.
No, the LTE technology requires an LTE-capable device so you must upgrade to an LTE device.
You can access your data usage by logging into your MyAccount and click on Usage History under Data Service.
No. Cricket’s 4G LTE modems can only be activated on Cricket’s network
No. You must use a Cricket 4G LTE modem.
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS 10.5 to 10.6 (with the latest updates) and 10.7
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The modem will work in any Cricket 4G or 3G coverage area. Roaming is not available at this time.