Verizon has begun to shut down parts of its 3G network in order to repurpose the spectrum for 4G LTE. The change was first spotted by Milan Milanovic when he was able to connect a Nexus 5 and a Galaxy S4 to Verizon’s LTE network in Manhattan. The Nexus 5 hasn’t been ... Read More »
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If you’re somehow still using a truly unlimited data plan on Verizon and rely heavily on your smartphone’s data connection then you may be in for some bad news this afternoon.
Verizon has announced that under their new “Network Optimization” plan, certain unlimited 4G LTE data subscribers will see their ... Read More »
Just as expected, Verizon today announced the official launch of its XLTE service. XLTE offers double the bandwidth of Verizon’s regular 4G LTE network where the carrier has deployed AWS spectrum, and the service also offers faster peak data speeds.
Devices that are deemed “XLTE Ready” ... Read More »
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Heads up, AT&T customers, because not only is today Hump Day, it’s also Fresh 4G LTE Coverage Day!
With a growing number of wireless users, carriers are constantly looking for ways to improve their networks. AT&T is kicking off the latest rush by launching a new technology called LTE-Advanced in Chicago. If you haven’t heard of LTE-Advanced, then we’ll give you a brief explanation. LTE-Advanced is an enhanced version of the current 4G ... Read More »
The 2015 Audi A3 sedan is getting even fancier than before. Audi has teamed up with AT&T to offer 4G LTE in the new cars, along with a full suite of software to take advantage of it. But here’s the kicker: the car has to be added to your AT&T Mobile Share data plan. Imagine ... Read More »
Less than a month after taking the wraps off of its new high-end Snapdragon 805 chipset that includes 4K video support, Qualcomm today debuted another new addition to its Snapdragon family. Today we’re being introduced to the Snapdragon 410, which just so happens to be Qualcomm’s first 64-bit processor. ... Read More »
Virgin Mobile today kicked off sales of its newest Android smartphone, the HTC Desire. No, not that Desire. The new HTC Desire for Virgin Mobile looks to be the Sprint MVNO’s version of the international HTC Desire 601 that was introduced by HTC earlier this year. ... Read More »
In a new ad campaign, AT&T is now claiming that it has the nation’s “most reliable 4G LTE network” alongside the prior claim of having the fastest LTE network. AT&T says industry comparisons showed that the company has the fastest LTE network as well as the “highest success rate for delivering mobile content across nationwide ... Read More »
Now that Verizon has finished their initial LTE rollout, it’s time for AT&T to kick into hyperdrive and play a little catch-up. Today, the company is working to do just that; AT&T has lit up 35 new LTE markets and is expanding in 17 others. Without further ado, here’s the immense list of new LTE ... Read More »