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FCC clears the way for faster Wi-Fi
U.S. regulators are opening up spectrum that could allow for Wi-Fi services with speeds of one gigabit per second and faster.
Verizon: LTE service didn't keep up with demand
Verizon's network wasn't ready for the flood of new traffic that it had to deal with after the company rolled out LTE service, admitted CFO Fran...
New terms in Sprint contracts look toward WiMax shutdown
An amendment to Sprint Nextel's subscriber terms of service points toward the carrier's expected shutdown of its 4G WiMax service.
T-Mobile rolling out iPhone 5 on new LTE network
T-Mobile on Tuesday unveiled the Apple iPhone 5 for its wireless network and said it will offer the phone for an initial payment of US$99 without a...
FreedomPop: Great idea that needs a better network
Shaw reviews the FreedomPop Photon.
Verizon's latest 4G mobile hotspot impresses
Shaw reviews Verizon's Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi 5510L.
LTE-Advanced advances in new Broadcom modem
Broadcom has begun sampling what it claims is the industry's smallest LTE-Advanced modem, one designed to link the next generation of smartphones and...
AT&T vs. Verizon Wireless: 4G-LTE coverage
If ever there was a "phony war" in mobility, this is it.
User rankings of LTE phones reveal wide range of options
You've decided you want to live in the fast lane, and embrace LTE. But which phone do you choose?
The 4G ad wars: Evaluating AT&T and Verizon Wireless
Wireless carriers are battling in print, TV and Web commercials that focus on having the biggest 4G network or the most 4G coverage. All these...
Performance and pricing determine the "4G experience"
The phrase "4G network" suggests a seamless blanket of high-speed data connections that are always reliable. Yet the actual deployment of 4G macro...
The LTE iPhone experience: What to expect with iPhone 5
You have it in the iPhone 5: the first LTE iPhone from Apple. Now what?
The LTE iPhone experience: What to expect with iPhone 5
You have it in the iPhone 5: the first LTE iPhone from Apple. Now what?
Can a 4G LTE hotspot survive a train trek?
As I write this, I'm currently on the Amtrak Acela Express train from Providence, R.I., to New York City. Joining me on this journey is the Verizon...
Hey Sprint LTE phone owners: Carrier now has a 4G network for some of you
Sprint, which has been building up its LTE smartphone lineup this year, Monday finally turned on a 4G LTE network in 15 cities to support those...
Groups plan super Wi-Fi network in rural college towns
University towns in rural areas will get more super Wi-Fi broadband service under a new effort announced Tuesday by a consortium of higher education...
CTIA 2012: A non-stop spectrum beg-a-thon
No one will ever say that America's wireless carriers are too proud to beg.
Sprint Launches 'Tri-Fi' 4G Mobile Hotspot
At CTIA in New Orleans Wednesday Sprint announced a first-of-its-kind mobile hotspot, the Tri-Fi Hotspot, which contains a CDMA radio and both a...
Verizon not launching voice over LTE anytime soon
Verizon may be heavily promoting LTE for data, but that doesn't mean it's going to start pushing it for voice services anytime soon.
Gartner: Multi-device wireless plans on the way
The days of having to pay for two separate data plans for your smartphone and tablet may soon be at an end, says Gartner analyst Hughes De La Vergne.