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Sprint’s 4G LTE network to cover 260 markets in two years

The biggest news to come out of Sprint lately might have been that the carrier will pick up Apple’s insanely popular iPhone, which has already reportedly exceeded its presale volume and will experience delays when it launches. But supporting a new handset isn’t the only trick Sprint has up its ... Full Article »

October 10, 2011 1:26pm

Ericsson demos super-fast LTE Advanced; Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G available for pre-order

If you’ve been following smartphones and tablets with any kind of consistency, you’ve likely heard all this kerfuffle about the major mobile carriers’ upcoming switch to 4G service. The “4G” part refers to “fourth generation,” and to hear the ads tell it, it’s an incredible leap from ... Full Article »

June 29, 2011 1:17pm

Lawmaker wants to set standards for what can be called ‘4G’

The next big thing for wireless carriers: “4G” and related buzz-acronyms like “LTE.” It’s the fourth-generation cellular network and it universally promises more reliable service, faster data downloads and, on occasion, magic. But as to what actually constitutes 4G service, there’s litt ... Full Article »

June 23, 2011 2:05pm

Samsung might have 4G LTE Galaxy Tab this year

Following the release of the iPad 2, the South Korean electronics manufacturer went back to the drawing board and redesigned its Galaxy Tab to compete with Apple’s latest creation. What resulted was an Android tablet that was actually thinner than the iPad 2 (itself a feat) and comparable in a lot ... Full Article »

May 31, 2011 2:30pm

Google announces new Nexus S for Sprint with 4G capability

Seems Verizon (VZ) isn’t the only place to get 4G LTE service for Android customers. Google (GOOG) announced today on its mobile blog that it would be releasing a new version of its Nexus S, the Nexus S 4G, on the Sprint (S) network. The phone is made by Samsung (005930.KS) and carries Google’s ... Full Article »

March 21, 2011 2:34pm

HTC Thunderbolt will make use of Verizon's 4G network Thursday

Verizon (VZ) announced this week that HTC’s (2498.TW) upcoming Thunderbolt smart phone, which is capable of using Verizon’s growing 4G LTE network, will be hitting store shelves starting March 17. In other words, it’ll be just two days before the company rolls out the first phone on its report ... Full Article »

March 15, 2011 3:37pm

Motorola’s Xoom tab represents first viable iPad alternative

Despite a few checks against it in the run-up to its launch, Motorola’s (MMI) Xoom hit store shelves today, signalling the first major retaliation from the Google (GOOG) Android camp against Apple’s (AAPL) tablet dominance. Reviews coming in from tech pundits around the web suggest the Xoom is ... Full Article »

February 24, 2011 12:50pm

Verizon to show off ‘Voice Over LTE’ at Mobile World Congress

As a big chunk of Verizon (VZ) customers (and AT&T (T) customers, too) get in their pre-orders and make preparations to set sail with the Verizon iPhone 4 that’ll be available in stores tomorrow, Verizon Android customers might be about to receive a reward for staying put. When the carrier is ... Full Article »

February 9, 2011 11:42am

Verizon touts 4G at CES 2011 press event

Verizon (VZ) was all about the future of its 4G LTE network at its CES 2011 keynote address, announcing plans to expand the service from its current 38 markets of coverage to as many as 140 more markets by the end of the year. The plan is to have the entire nation covered by 4G by 2014. Verizon sai ... Full Article »

January 6, 2011 6:14pm

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