T-Mobile is making big claims for 2015, as it’s promising all of its EDGE/2G markets will be converted to LTE by midyear. The announcement comes on the one year anniversary of Magenta’s launch of LTE in the US of A. Exactly one year ago, T-Mobile surprised the world with its new UnCarrier plans, and they haven’t slowed down since. Today’s LTE nationwide rollout plan gives them another reason to suggest the one-time small carrier won’t be going anywhere anytime soon.

While this massive expansion of their network is planned to be “substantially” complete by the middle of 2015, T-Mobile tells us many customers will notice a change before then, as 50% of the expansion is expected to be in place by the end of this year.

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To be honest, this is pretty huge news. While it remains to be seen exactly how well the company will do with this rollout, for all of us that live in T-Mobile’s EDGE area this is a welcome surprise. Long live competition!