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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Vodafone will roll out faster 4G across Birmingham, Manchester and London.
Introduction of 4G+ in three cities could offer download speeds up to 300Mbps.
One in three mobile internet and one in seven voice calls attempted by commuter fail according to a survey.
Switzerland's biggest telco is stepping up its network speeds and capabilities.
Many of its African neighbours already have LTE networks - so what's the hold up in Kenya?
In addition to rolling out a private network in Queensland for emergency services during G20, Telstra will also test out prioritised traffic on its commercial 4G network.
Samsung Electronics has launched the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge, which will be the first two smartphones in the Australian market that will be compatible with the 700MHz and 1800MHz bands.
Optus has launched LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation on its 4G network, ahead of the expected release of four compatible devices in the next few months.
Once installed, AT&T is promising symmetric and asymmetric speeds ranging from 25 Mbps to 300 Mbps.
Consolidation in Spain’s telecoms market continues as Orange picks up its smaller fixed and mobile rival.
Telstra is switching on parts of its 700MHz 4G network in preparation for the influx of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices onto the network after launch next Friday.
The company could start trialling early 5G in Oulu from as soon as next year.
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