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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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.
I own and use many devices on different platforms, and I regularly get asked what I am currently using. Here’s a snapshot of my current gear and what is the best of the lot.
China Telecom said it will unlock the next-generation iPhone by supporting the SIM cards of the other two major telecom players in the market.
Mobile data costs are still a barrier to using your phone abroad -- but how can you limit the expense, or avoid it entirely?
An upgrade of Vodafone Australia's network core with Ericsson will allow the company to offer voice over 4G services in 2015, CEO Inaki Berroeta has said.
New Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure promised to get aggressive on pricing, and so far, he's delivered -- which could be a deciding factor in Sprint's future.
In 2009, Oslo became the first city to get 4G. Now, the operator that made it possible plans to beat its rollout deadline with a little rock and roll.
Sprint lost 245,000 net contract subscribers during the quarter, slightly better than last quarter's loss of 383,000.
The incumbent mobile operator has been running a LTE-A showcase in Turin, giving consumers a taste of the network they can expect later this year.
Vodafone will be drawing from the low-band 850MHz spectrum holding that currents supports its 3G network to boost its 4G network coverage to aim at covering 95 percent of Australia's metropolitan population by the end of the year.