Sprint and Clearwire were first out of the gates with 4G products that use WiMax technology. But Verizon Wireless has big plans for Long Term Evolution, which promises to deliver faster mobile broadband. Wireless carriers are either deploying LTE or planning pilots in the months ahead. If 4G lives up to the hype, it may allow broadband customers to cut the cords for 4G.
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Country's ICT regulator says existing subscribers should not be charged for 4G services while still serving out their contracts, but does not state such fees cannot be implemented for new subscribers.
AT&T has dreams of striking it rich in the big city, or rather, all of the big cities in the United States.
Air China, the country’s national flag carrier, said more passengers will soon be able to enjoy free broadband browsing services at 32,000 feet after a successful trial run on Wednesday.
Market research says Apple and Samsung accounted for 85 percent of 4G smartphone sales in China in the first two months of 2014. Chinese chip manufacturers worry the market will be monopolized by Western chip makers Qualcomm and Marvell.
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Communications minister describes current situation as "tense" and criticizes telecommunications firms for focusing on project cost
Geographical expansion backed up with improved performance in high-demand areas such as airports and sporting venues, Vodafone says.
Orange has announced it's planning to build a small LTE-A test network in the Spanish city, after earlier tests delivered download speeds of 220Mbps.
EE says a "small proportion" of its 24.9 million users were impacted by overnight outage. Still got problems? Try turning your phone off and on again.
Researchers from Finland's Aalto University have produced a list of top download speeds for 150 devices that consumers can reference to see if its the network - or their device - that's causing slow speeds.
But the Dutch telco isn't saying yet when customers might be able to use the higher-speed successor to current-generation 4G.
Vodafone expects to add 100 new 4G sites each month across Australia, with hopes to ramp it up to 300 each month later in the year.
The Belgian telco has seen speeds of 200Mbps in a recent pilot.
Amid promises to extend its 3G and 4G networks, Vodafone is already looking to LTE-A with a trial in Naples.
The government's audit of broadband availability may be riddled with errors and optimistic proclamations, but it lays the groundwork for the massive task ahead of the NBN's builders – even if it includes handing large swathes of Australia to HFC monopolists on a silver platter.