So much for claiming to be the messiah of American subsidized smartphone buyers. T-Mobile backpedaled on releasing a software update for Nokia Lumia 810 sold by it, which enables LTE / HSPA+ 42 support on the company's recently launched LTE network. The company didn't explain its decision in its press release, on why it decided against launching the update, which gives the ability for Lumia 810, which features LTE hardware, and is qualified to support it; to latch on to the company's LTE network. The only LTE-capable handsets sold by LTE are the iPhone 5, HTC One, Galaxy Note II, Galaxy S 4, and BlackBerry Z10.
While the Nokia Lumia 810 features a chipset, which provides the hardware capability to support both HSPA+42 and LTE, the device will not automatically access our LTE network and, at this time, it will not receive an update to do so.
T-Mobile is committed to enhancing customers' experience with our devices, including providing upgrades to device features and operating systems, and T-Mobile aims to deliver software upgrades when it will provide a better experience for our customers. We'll share additional information on upgrades for the Nokia Lumia 810 when they are available.