T-Mobile to Launch True 3G Data Network Friday?

here in the United States, meaning it can finally play catch-up.

That day appears to be fast in coming. In fact, sources from eWeek have leaked that on Friday, October 6, T-Mobile will be holding a press conference in New York City to announce the launch of its new 3G data network. Not only that, they detail that the network will sadly be incompatible with the European UMTS standard, as the frequencies used are different. Either way, we’re getting or mobile data on.

This, combined with the new rebranding T-Mobile is rolling out, and its new myFaves plans, demonstrates remarkable aggressiveness showing that it obviously wants to shake its 4th-place image quickly.

Keep us in your browser on Friday to see what does or doesn’t happen.

T-Mobile to Announce UMTS, Sources Say [eWeek]