RootMetrics Puts 4G Networks to the Test in Philadelphia, Results Show Verizon best

RootMetrics Puts 4G Networks to the Test in Philadelphia, Results Show Verizon ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Due to the strong showing in both data and texting, Verizon's LTE network received the highest combined score of 88.4 out of a possible 100. T-Mobile (55.4) and AT&T (52.4) had a statistical tie for second place. Sprint (42.7) ranked fourth in ...
Got excess Skype Credit, and WiFi isn't free? There's an app for that
If you should find that you have surplus credit that you just don't know what to do with, a solution may be at hand thanks to the release of the new Skype WiFi app, available for iPhone, iPod and iPad. This free app enables you to use Skype credit to ...
Blackberry Bold 9900 Faces Threat From T-Mobile's myTouch 4G Slide
International Business Times
Blackberry Bold 9900 is equipped with a 720p HD video recording, a 5-megapixel camera, 8GB of internal memory, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and GPS. On the other hand, HTC myTouch 4G Slide runs on Android 2.3 or Gingerbread, which is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core ...
Macheen's dreams of a broadband cloud now include Sprint
Currently, Macheen can provide access to Sprint's 3G network, but it can't offer access to its 4G WiMAX network via Clearwire. As Om has written, the device makers are trying to differentiate themselves with services, and Macheen's, white label access ...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Verizon 4G LTE Review
The Gadgeteer
Verizon was kind enough to send me the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G LTE to try. Am I tempted to buy one for myself? Let's see. Note: Click the images in this review to see a larger view. Out of the 10″ sized tablets currently on the market, ...
3UK Launches New Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot Dongle
eWEEK Europe UK
UK telecoms regulator Ofcom will finally auction licences for 4G mobile spectrum in the first quarter of next year, expected to speed up mobile connections across the UK. The UK is lagging behind the US and much of Europe in switching on 4G...
Study: Broadband users less likely to leave labor force
The Hill (blog)
Last year researchers found broadband users are 50 percent less like to give up the job search despite long-term unemployment, while dial-up users are 30 percent less likely to become discouraged. By examining data from 2009 the researchers were able ...
Netcomm wins LTE fixed-wireless bush deal for NBN
David Stewart, NetComm's Managing Director, says "NetComm will provide fixed-wireless LTEdevices to connect premises to the NBN Co's LTE broadband network with a three year window to complete, commencing from mid 2012.” "The leading 4G technology, ...
Samsung Conquer 4G (Sprint)
In addition to 4G, the Conquer also offers Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n), Bluetooth, and GPS capabilities. Voice features include a speakerphone, conference calling, voice dialing, video calling via Qik, and text and multimedia messaging. ...
Clearwire jumps as Stanton doubles down on stock
The Seattle Times (blog)
It was a turning point for a company built on WiMax, a different wireless broadband technology that's being eclipsed by LTE. The catch -- that Clearwire needs to raise up to $900 million to pay for the LTE project -- overshadowed the company's recent ...
Free WiFi for Auckland during RWC courtesy of Localist
National Business Review
Free access would be offered for up to three 30-minute sessions a day per Wi-Fi device, a statement from the Auckland Council said. A spokeswoman for Localist said WiFi access would be free from September 1 to October 31 2011. ...
9/11 A Decade Later: Officials Renew Push For Emergency Broadband Network
The 9/11 Commission recommended dedicating part of the radio spectrum, known as the D block, to create a nationwide wireless broadband network for first responders. On Wednesday, the city fire and police commissioners and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand...
Sony Announces Cheap, €99 PSP Without Wi-Fi for Europe
Tom's Guide
This Is My Next cites a Sony representative that "explicitly" said it's not going to be coming to the US Would you buy a WiFi-free PSP if it were available to you? Let us know in the comments below!
Cellular South Expands Mobile Broadband Capacity for Voice and High Speed Data ...
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release)
Our network expansion shows that we are taking the necessary steps to ready our network for 4G LTE and we are serious about continuing to be the best provider of smartphone and mobilebroadband services,” he added. As part of the network upgrades and ...
Droid Bionic features 4.3" qHD screen and wireless printing
The Droid Bionic for Verizon is coming in just a few weeks, as we've learned not too long ago, and as its launch date approaches, we are learning additional details for the 4G LTE device. It turns out that the Bionic will have a 4.3″ qHD screen, ...
EastLink Selects Ericsson
“Ericsson is excited to work with EastLink as it enhances its communications capabilities and services with the latest mobile broadband technology," said Angel Ruiz (News - Alert), head of Ericsson North America, in a company press release. ..
Councils urged to delve into £3m broadband pot
Shields Gazette
SOUTH Tyneside could share in a £3.42m pot to bring faster broadband to borough homes. Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced the boost for Tyne and Wear, as part of a Government £530m broadband ...
Apple Rumor Mill: Pre-Orders on Sept. 30 for LTE iPhone 5?
IBTimes Hong Kong
As much as the situation doesn't need to be more complicated, Engadget had to ask on Tuesday, "Why is LTE equipment being installed in an Apple Store?" The article featured a pic of 4G LTEequipment used in an Apple Store installation, ostensibly by ..
HTC EVO 3D vs. Motorola Photon 4G: Choosing the Best Sprint Phone
Today we have Sprint's two flagship Android smartphones: the HTC EVO 3D and the Motorola Photon 4G. Despite naming differences both support Sprint's 4G WiMAXnetwork, have dual-core SoCs and boast 4.3-inch screens, but these two are far more different ...
Broadband prices 'unsustainable' for now – MTN
“Using LTE, my efficiencies are 1 000 times better,” he says. “But for the next year or two, that pricing is well below cost.” He says the price competition is “absolutely superb” for consumers and “for the country”. It will “increase access to the .
4G 'to drive mobile broadband growth'
Trade Arabia
While Worldwide interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) and LTE are the two primary 4Gtechnologies, more mobile operators are inclined towards LTE as the technology of the future, added the media report from Frost & Sullivan, a leading growth ...
Apple Reportedly Testing 4G iPhone on Carrier Networks
Apple is testing LTE compatible iPhone devices on at least one of its mobile carrier partner's networks, according to BoyGeniusReport. The evidence? A reference to 4G LTE technology buried within a property list file. The .plist file comes straight ...
Verizon brings 4G to Blacksburg, Virginia Tech
Roanoke Times
Verizon said Wednesday it will activate higher-speed, 4G wireless service in Blacksburg today. Those with 4G-capable devices such as smartphones, personal Wi-Fi hotspots and tablets should be able to download material from the Web at speeds of 5 ..
A look at the new HTC Sensation 4G smartphone
Additionally, the Sensation has a "quick settings" area within notifications that allows you to turn on and off such things as the device's Wi-Fi or Bluetooth antennas without having to dig deep into its full settings menu. It's been traditionally much ...
Big broadband names 'must back £530m drive to reach rural areas'
The Guardian
Big ISPs such as BT are crucial to the success of the government's plans for betterbroadband, it is claimed. Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian The government's £530m drive to get super-fast broadband to the UK's rural communities will fail ...
Hosted Mobile VoIP Will Help Operators Monetize 4G Investment
By Rajani Baburajan, TMCnet Contributor Even with Mobile VoIP's giant revenue promises for 4Goperators, there is still the struggle to choose between building and managing an in-house VoIP platform or partnering with a cloud-based, ..
Cranbroook 'has slowest broadband in the UK'
Telappliant VoIP News
The medieval town of Cranbrook in Kent has the slowest broadband in the UK, according to new research. A study by revealed that the average download speed in the town is just 1.32 Mb. The speed tests investigation also uncovered evidence of ...
East London NHS Trust signs superfast broadband deal with Virgin Media
East London NHS Foundation Trust has signed a five-year superfast broadband deal with Virgin Media to enable it use more online technologies in the future. The fibre optic network will connect 50 of the Trust's sites, increasing speeds for desktop ...
Verizon further expands LTE network, says it now covers more than ...
By Donald Melanson
Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE Network Available to More Than Half The U.S. Population On Thursday, Verizon Wireless Turns on 15 Additional 4G LTE Markets and Expands Its 4G LTE Network in 10 Cities BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. ...
Skype Wi-Fi iOS app lets you access the Internet on a per-minute ...
By Michael Grothaus
Skype has just released Skype Wi-Fi, a free iOS app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch that allows users to access more than one million paid Wi-Fi... Checked out the Skype website. Wificonnection in the US is mostly at hotels and the like , doesn't include the main airport wifi carriers (such as T-mobile, boingo, etc...). Prices are also pretty high - about $0.20/minute = $12/hour. 5 hours ago Report abuse Permalink rate up rate down Reply. OllyT. You should go to Paris. ...
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Skype Launches New Wi-Fi Finder for iOS | TechCrunch
By Sarah Perez
skype-wifi-logo. Skype just launched a new iOS application that lets users locate Wi-Fi hotspots where they can pay for access using Skype Credit. It currently supports over 1 million hotspots worldwide, including those found in hotels, ...
TechCrunch » Skype WiFi Service
By Sam Churchill covers current developments in broadband wireless, including WiMAXLTEWiFiand mobile aps. Online since 2002, with nearly 10000 in-depth articles, we also cover social impact of 5 billion mobile users. ... The app is free, but the WiFi service is not. Skype WiFi rates start from US$ 0.06 per minute. You will only be charged for the minutes you are connected but there are no data caps. The app that allows you to connect to Wi-Fi hotspots around the ...
AT&T Launches First LTE Devices On August 21st - HotHardware
In fact, LTE is already here for Verizon Wireless, but AT&T has to start somewhere. While America's largest GSM carrier already calls their HSPA+ networks "4G," they'll have to come up with some other name for LTE once it launches on August ... Momentum 4G and AT&T Mobile Hotspot Elevate4G. Both support the LTE network, and both will be on sale on the 21st. AT&T also confirmed data pricing for data-only mobile broadband devices on the company's forthcoming LTE network. ... News Rss Feed
Motorola Photon 4G review -- Engadget
The Motorola Photon 4G is Sprint's latest specimen, and follows hot on. ... it differentiates itself by being Sprint's first global phone with WiMAX ... UMTS / HSPA (tri-band 850/1900/2100MHz), WiFib/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, GPS / AGPS and. ... networks here in San Francisco, with LTE eating everyone's else lunch. ...
Skype WiFi for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store
Learn more, read reviews, and download Skype WiFi by Skype Software S.a.r.l on the iTunes App Store.
AT&T Customers Flock To Wi-Fi - mobility Blog
Just about all smartphones and tablets have Wi-Fi radios and, generally, Wi-Fi beats 3G or 4Gconnections in speed, price, and battery consumption. ...
Samsung Conquer 4G Review
The Samsung Conquer 4G is billed as the first budget 4G device, ... get a 1GHz S2 (second generation) Snapdragon processor, 1GB of memory and 4G WiMAX data.

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