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WiMAX coming to San Francisco via Sprint

12/21/2010, Sprint has made good on their self-imposed deadline by launching out their own WiMAX network in San Francisco as well as the surrounding area before Christmas. From December 28th onwards, subscribers with WiMAX-enabled devices such as the Sprint Overdrive...

T-Mobile trumpets fastest data performance in top 100 US markets

12/20/2010, Just earlier today, the ITU did allow LTE, WiMax and HSPA+ or any evolved 3G technology to be known as 4G. This certainly works well in T-Mobile’s favor who is doing all their best to push its HSPA+ network, making it America’s largest 4G...

AT&T Acquires Qualcomm’s FLO TV Spectrum for 4G Expansion

12/20/2010, AT&T has just announced that the carrier will buy Qualcomm’s FLO TV spectrum. The mobile Internet service provided by Qualcomm through FLO TV never caught on quite the way that the company has anticipated, and as such Qualcomm would shutter the...

T-Mobile HSPA+ now officially 4G, according to ITU

12/20/2010, T-Mobile was always having a little trouble promoting its HSPA+ network as a 4G network, often having to tout it as “4G” with the quotation marks. While Sprint and Verizon were busy promoting their WiMAX and LTE networks as 4G technologies,...

Novatel’s WiMax MiFi at FCC, Headed for Sprint

12/14/2010, Sprint has launched the Overdrive, a portable hotspot device that allows users to connect up to five devices to the carrier’s mobile broadband 3G CMDA or 4G WiMax network, and now the Overdrive is either getting a companion or a replacement in the...

Sprint points us toward 4G tablet next year

12/10/2010, When 3G connectivity first came out, it blew everyone away considering WAP, GPRS and even EDGE speeds paled in comparison. Well, the advent of 4G connectivity certainly made 3G look slow, which is why we’re pretty stoked that Sprint announced that...

MetroPCS 4G LTE Network Is Now Live In San Fran

12/01/2010, Verizon isn’t the only LTE provider around as MetroPCS has also announced the launch of its 4G LTE network. The network will cover San Francisco and surrounding areas, joining Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Philadelphia, Detroit and Dallas/Fort Worth to be...

Verizon 4G Network Starts This Sunday

12/01/2010, Tony Melone (Verizon CTO) has officially announced that Verizon’s 4G LTE* network will come online this Sunday, and will instantly cover 110M American customers, he says. That includes 38 metro areas and 60 airports with southern California being...

Verizon To Host A 4G LTE Press Conference On Dec 1

11/30/2010, Verizon has announced that it will be holding a press conference on December 1st to brief the world on the launch details of its 4G LTE network. According to the carrier, the network is slated to go live in 38 metropolitan areas, covering more than 110...

Verizon Airs 4G LTE TV Ad, Confirms December Launch

11/21/2010, Folks have been waiting for Verizon’s speedy LTE 4G network for some time and now Verizon has run its first TV advert, promoting its LTE network. The 30-second video shows a young man getting a parcel from Verizon, which is opened, revealing a...

Verizon Wireless 4G Phones Coming in February 2011

11/18/2010, In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Verizon Wireless CEO Ivan Seidenberg talked about the company’s plans for tiered data pricing based on data speeds, much like the tiered rates on a home network, along with the fact that it is ahead of...

Mystery Tweet Says Verizon HTC Merge Delayed for LTE Radio

11/10/2010, According to a forum post over at Android Central, it looks like a mystery tweet, user unknown, claims that the HTC Merge will not be launching anytime soon and its launch date may get pushed back to 2011, at which point HTC will place an LTE dual-mode...