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Report: Apple strikes deal with China Mobile for iPhones
Report: Apple strikes deal with China Mobile for iPhones
According to reports from the Chinese government, Apple has struck a deal with China Mobile to finally bring 4G-capable iPhones to the world's ...... 26 Nov 2013
UK 4G auction raises a billion less than expected
UK 4G auction raises a billion less than expected
UK regulator Ofcom has raised over a billion pounds less than it expected to make from its long-awaited 4G auction in the country. It had ...... 21 Feb 2013 - 1 comment
Sprint expands LTE to more metro cities
Sprint expands LTE to more metro cities
Sprint has confirmed it has turned on its LTE network for more major cities this week. New York City, San Francisco, Washington DC, Jacksonville, ...... 19 Feb 2013
UK regulator to open up airwaves for 4G mobile usage
UK regulator to open up airwaves for 4G mobile usage
Ofcom to relax limits on 4G spectrum. While it is currently auctioning off unused airwaves that can be utilized for 4G mobile networks in ...... 02 Feb 2013
Sprint expands 4G LTE network
Sprint expands 4G LTE network
Sprint has expanded its 4G LTE network, a promising sign for the carrier which has lagged behind rivals AT&T and Sprint. Reads the carrier's ...... 29 Jan 2013 - 3 comments
Verizon expands LTE network to 29 new markets
Verizon expands LTE network to 29 new markets
Verizon has expanded its LTE service, again. The company has added 29 new markets to the fast mobile broadband network, with many West Coast ...... 21 Dec 2012 - 2 comments
AT&T exceeding LTE deployment plans ahead of schedule
AT&T exceeding LTE deployment plans ahead of schedule
AT&T has announced that their 4G LTE network deployment is moving well ahead of schedule. The network is available in 24 new markets as of ...... 18 Nov 2012
Can a $650 gadget take down entire LTE networks?
Can a $650 gadget take down entire LTE networks?
Researchers at Virginia Tech seem to think so. The university says anyone with a $650 radio jammer and some background knowledge can temporarily ...... 15 Nov 2012 - 1 comment
First 4G service in UK priced
First 4G service in UK priced
EE spills beans on 4G service prices. Gaining access to Britain's first 4G mobile service will cost from 36 per month under EE's plans, ...... 23 Oct 2012 - 2 comments
Sprint expands LTE to 32 markets
Sprint expands LTE to 32 markets
Sprint has announced its biggest 4G LTE rollout yet. The carrier has expanded the fast data network to new markets in Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, ...... 23 Oct 2012
Almost half of American consumers don't care about LTE
Almost half of American consumers don't care about LTE
A new survey shows that a good portion of Americans don't care about 4G or 4G LTE. Via research firm Piper Jaffray, the survey of 3000 U.S. ...... 25 Aug 2012 - 9 comments
Large LG Vu headed to U.S. soon
Large LG Vu headed to U.S. soon
According to a translated LG press release, it appears the large-screened LG Vu may be hitting the States in the next few weeks. LG did not ...... 14 Aug 2012 - 1 comment
RIM launches new PlayBook with 4G
RIM launches new PlayBook with 4G
In a move that is destined to fail, RIM unveiled an upgraded version of its BlackBerry PlayBook, one that has 4G data support. "We're excited ...... 03 Aug 2012 - 16 comments
Sprint's LTE network goes live
Sprint's LTE network goes live
Sprint has launched its LTE network today. Customers in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and San Antonio now have access to 4G LTE speeds ...... 15 Jul 2012 - 6 comments
Judge approves Apple settlement over misleading 4G ads
Judge approves Apple settlement over misleading 4G ads
The fine has been approved by the Australian judge in charge of the case,just two weeks after Apple agreement on the settlement. Apple had ...... 21 Jun 2012
T-Mobile HSPA+42 users average 1.3GB data consumption per month
T-Mobile HSPA+42 users average 1.3GB data consumption per month
According to consulting firm Chetan Sharma and T-Mobile USA CTO Neville Ray, it appears that carrier's "4G" HSPA+42 users consume much more ...... 18 Jun 2012 - 9 comments
Apple settles over misleading iPad 4G advertising in Australia
Apple settles over misleading iPad 4G advertising in Australia
Apple has settled with Australian officials over misleading iPad "4G" advertising. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) ...... 08 Jun 2012 - 4 comments
Verizon offering bill credit on new 4G phone purchases
Verizon offering bill credit on new 4G phone purchases
Verizon has begun the promotion in an effort to boost sales. Until the 24th, Verizon is offering a $40 bill credit to anyone who purchases ...... 23 May 2012 - 1 comment
Verizon LTE coming to 27 new markets this week
Verizon LTE coming to 27 new markets this week
Verizon Wireless has announced today that its 4G LTE network will be expanded to 27 new markets in time for the summer season. Starting on ...... 14 May 2012
Sprint to recycle push-to-talk spectrum
Sprint to recycle push-to-talk spectrum
Sprint has announced plans to recycle its old iDEN (push-to-talk) spectrum. The spectrum will be used to help the company build its new 4G ...... 14 Apr 2012 - 2 comments
Sprint confirms 4G LTE will be unlimited
Sprint confirms 4G LTE will be unlimited
The U.S.' third-largest carrier, Sprint, has confirmed today that its 4G LTE network will remain unlimited to subscribers, just like their 3G ...... 04 Apr 2012 - 11 comments
iPad buyers in Australia offered refunds
iPad buyers in Australia offered refunds
Apple is emailing all buyers of the new iPad in Australia offering them a refund for their purchase. The move comes right after Australia's ...... 29 Mar 2012
T-Mobile making all of its 4G smartphones free on Valentine's Day
T-Mobile making all of its 4G smartphones free on Valentine's Day
T-Mobile has confirmed today it is indeed having a large Valentine's Day sale on its 4G smartphones. The one-day sale will be on February ...... 09 Feb 2012 - 4 comments
All smartphones from this point on will have 4G LTE, says Verizon
All smartphones from this point on will have 4G LTE, says Verizon
Verizon has noted this week that it has made it a requirement for all of its smartphones and tablets to have 4G LTE chips into the future. ...... 15 Jan 2012 - 3 comments
Verizon confirms another data outage
Verizon confirms another data outage
Verizon Wireless has confirmed yet another nationwide data outage today. Early this morning, subscribers were greeted with spotty 3G and ...... 22 Dec 2011
Verizon restores 4G service after one-day outage
Verizon restores 4G service after one-day outage
Verizon has announced this morning that its 4G LTE service has been returned to normal, following a one-day technical issue. Yesterday, customers ...... 08 Dec 2011
Verizon doubling data plans for smartphones at no extra cost
Verizon doubling data plans for smartphones at no extra cost
According to Verizon CFO Fran Shammo, new and existing smartphone users will receive double the data limit they currently have, at no extra cost. ...... 09 Nov 2011 - 9 comments
LTE Android phones go on sale from AT&T next Sunday
LTE Android phones go on sale from AT&T next Sunday
Next week the first 2 4G (LTE) smartphones from AT&T will go on sale. On Sunday, November 6 AT&T stores will begin selling the HTC Vivid ...... 01 Nov 2011
Report: iPhone 5 will support 4G LTE
Report: iPhone 5 will support 4G LTE
According to Digitimes, Apple's iPhone 5 will support 4G LTE, the first iPhone to do so. The iPhone 5, which will likely have a June 2012 ...... 25 Oct 2011 - 14 comments
Sprint kills off its unlimited 4G plan for notebooks, tablets, more
Sprint kills off its unlimited 4G plan for notebooks, tablets, more
Sprint has said this week that they are removing the unlimited 4G data option that has been available for tablets, notebooks, USB cards, Mobile ...... 22 Oct 2011 - 4 comments
LightSquared blames their failure to deliver wireless service on GPS industry
LightSquared blames their failure to deliver wireless service on GPS industry
Embattled would be wireless provider LightSquared has published an open letter blaming the GPS industry for his company's problems rolling out ...... 28 Sep 2011 - 3 comments
Verizon launches sub-$100 LTE smartphone
Verizon launches sub-$100 LTE smartphone
Verizon has introduced their first sub-$100 LTE phone today, the Pantech Breakout. That price point requires a 2-year contract and a minimum ...... 19 Sep 2011
LightSquared 4G service faces major technical and political hurdles
LightSquared 4G service faces major technical and political hurdles
A plan by a company called LightSquared to offer wholesale mobile phone service throughout the US appears to be stalled indefinitely due to ...... 16 Sep 2011
Ofcom says UK 4G auction could be delayed
Ofcom says UK 4G auction could be delayed
UK communications regulator warns that auction may be pushed back by several months. Due to legal issues and complex technical details that ...... 08 Sep 2011
4G LTE iPhone being tested by carriers?
4G LTE iPhone being tested by carriers?
Rumor suggests carriers testing 4G iPhone, though not necessarily iPhone 5. Boy Genius Report claimed on Monday that Apple's U.S. carrier ...... 16 Aug 2011 - 4 comments
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