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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Currently, market leader Bharti Airtel is the only telco offering 4G LTE services in India, but that could soon change with Aircel’s plans to jump on the bandwagon within the next 3 to 6 months.
The telco presses on with its aggressive 4G rollout across the country, with Bangalore the next city on its list which will also feature Circuit Switched Fall Back technology for voice calls.
Telstra has expanded its LTE-Advanced trial to new spectrum bands where the company was able to achieve peak download speeds of 300Mbps.
Three's 4G network went live this week, but the bigger rollout will start next year.
EE's LTE network rollout sees more areas getting a mobile speed bump.
Fans prove eager to use smartphones, tablets to access interactive content during matches using custom large-scale WiFi system – but will it keep them from staying home instead?
Ahead of the country's 4G rollout, the investigation is speculated to be related to the chip maker's license fee structure, and part of a move to give domestic chip makers an edge.
Optus has confirmed it is also testing out technology that would allow customers to make voice calls over its 4G network.
Amaysim will not begin reselling Optus' 4G services until next year when there are more devices and a larger 4G network, according to CEO Rolf Hansen.
Philippine mobile operator is expected to complete its takeover of BayanTel with government approval expected to be given by year-end, but whether Globe will use the opportunity to improve its services remains to be seen.
Telstra has confirmed it is conducting lab tests of technology that would allow voice calls to be carried over its 4G LTE network.
As part of a push back into the wireless broadband market, Optus is planning a trial of fixed 4G broadband services that could replace ADSL2.
New towers mean speeds of up to 225Mbps - but there's a wait ahead for the hardware.
Having lagged behind its rivals in the country, the Verizon boost has allowed Vodafone to bring forward its LTE network rollout date.
General Motors is at the forefront of developing self-driving vehicles, with the car industry on the cusp of revolutionary changes.