In addition to its touchscreen, the Liberate allows users to stream media to DLNA-compatible devices, as well as through a web browser. We found the feature to be surprisingly easy to use. Once logged into the browser, we could quickly choose from videos, photos and music stored on the hotspot's microSD card and immediately stream them to our notebook. A web portal lets us customize the Liberate's various security and network settings. You can also map your location using the built-in GPS, receive messages and connect up to 10 different devices.
The auction made numerous licenses available in overlapping market-areas, economic-areas, and regional levels. Each license was individually bid upon, and T-Mobile USA was the winner in 120 license auctions, at an aggregate price of $ billion. As part of its winnings, T-Mobile USA gained nationwide coverage of GHz and GHz, with numerous areas being supplemented with additional licenses. Examples include New York City, Chicago, and Boston where T-Mobile USA acquired one-third (33 percent) of the available spectrum, or San Francisco, Houston , and Miami where they acquired 45 percent of the available spectrum.