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Sprint, Cable Companies In Talks To Acquire Clearwire
Washington Post
By TechCrunch.com, Not long after Clearwire announced their intent to begin lighting up a 4G LTEnetwork, Sprint and a cabal of cable companies have begun to discuss the idea of a possible Clearwire acquisition. Last we heard, Clearwire was waiting on ...
Leaked Droid Bionic Ad To Run Sunday, Dual-Core LTE Magic To Follow
Washington Post
Specs on this bad boy include a dual-core 1 GHz processor underneath Android 2.3 Gingerbread, along with support for Verizon's 4G LTE network. The Bionic is also confirmed to have a 4.3-inch qHD touchscreen based on details within its FCC filing and ...
ZTE, China Mobile Demo 4G LTE TDD Phone
By Michael Kan, IDG News Mobile operator China Mobile and telecommunications equipment supplier ZTE showed this week a smartphone operating on a 4G (fourth generation) LTE TDD network. China has been holding large-scale trials using LTE TDD technology ...
China Mobile pushes Jobs for Sino-flava 4G iPhone
Similar problems apply to 4G (LTE) networks, though the TD variant being deployed by China Mobile isn't as unique to China as TD-SCDMA. It looks like TD-LTE is going to be deployed in quite a few places around the word, so a TD-supporting iPhone ...
Verizon 4G LTE now reaches more than half the US
CNET (blog)
Verizon's 4G LTE network is now available in 117 cities. The yellow dots denote current 4G markets while the green stars signify 4G markets expected this year. The red shows its 3G coverage area. Launching in 15 new cities and expanding in 10 other ..
Hundreds of Brit pubs to offer free WiFi
By John Oates • Get more from this author BT Openzone and Heineken are teaming up to offer drinkers in 100 UK pubs Wi-Fi access. The partnership will then be extended to include another 200 bars and pubs by the end of 2012. ..
AT&T Announces Launch of Free Wi-Fi Service at Ferry Landing in New York ...
MarketWatch (press release)
With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's fastest mobile broadbandnetwork, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile broadband and emerging 4G ...
UPDATE 1-NZ's Telecom earnings strong ahead of split
WELLINGTON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - New Zealand's Telecom Corp's posted an adjusted full year profit above expectations on Friday, as it prepares to split itself in order to build the bulk of a national broadband network. The country's largest phone company ...
CRTC questions need for mandated wholesale access as mobile broadband rises
The Wire Report
Next-generation wireless networks could make mandated wholesale access to the incumbents' Internet and telephone services unnecessary, the CRTC said in a new report released Thursday. The commission report, entitled Navigating Convergence II: Charting ...
NetComm bags NBN device deal
Under the deal with Ericsson, NetComm will provide fixed-wireless LTE devices to connect premises to the NBN Co's LTE broadband network with a three year window to complete. The supply period starts in mid 2012. NBN Co awarded Ericsson the $AU1.1bn ..
Apple Job Posting Hints at LTE iPhone
The job adverts have led to surge in speculations that the upcoming iPhone 5 has built-in LTE to catch up with latest 4G technology. “The LinkedIn ad, which was either posted on August 17 or 18, says the recruits, who will work with Apple's “iOS ...
Cellular South details network enhancements ahead of LTE launch
Cellular South said its plan to deploy an LTE network late this year is on schedule, and the company detailed a $90 million network expansion that it is using to lay the foundation for its LTE deployment. The privately held wireless carrier, .
Council chief says Oxfordshire short changed by broadband funding
by Paul France - paul@cable.co.uk Oxfordshire has been "short changed" by the UK government with its broadband funding allocation, according to councillor David Robertson. Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced this week that Oxfordshire had been ..
Campaigner criticises slow Tregaron broadband
Lack of reliable broadband is holding back businesses in the area, lobbyist Duncan Taylor has said. Broadband in the Welsh town of Tregaron is hindering local businesses, according to the leader of a campaign to bring better connectivity to the area. ...
T-Mobile HTC Sensation 4G Android 2.3.4 update is rolling out
Unwired View
The update brings improved battery life and software stability, as well as numerous improvements to the Trace dictionary, screen responsiveness, video playback, rebooting and powering off, screen and photo resolution, and the Wi-Fi connection. ...
AT&T Blows Smoke to Cover Leaked Document Snafu
"Simply put, AT&T would not be able to deliver 4G LTE to 55 million more Americans without this merger."...According to AT&T, the $3.8 billion figure refers to how much the wireless build out from 80 percent of the country to 97 percent of the country ...
Skype Wi-Fi now for iPhone and iPad
Wiki Peers
Now with Skype's Wi-Fi application you can just go online anytime on iPhone, iPad and iPod Torch at over 1 million Wi-Fi hotspots around the world. However, the device should be running on at least iOS 4.1 with multitasking. Interestingly, the WiFi ..
Forget WiMAX: Sprint iPhone 5 demanded by customers with or without 4G
Beatweek Magazine
The issue of course is that current iPhone carriers Verizon and AT&T are already committed to the rival 4G LTE networking technology, which has a better chance of finding its way onto the iPhone 5 than any of Sprint's network technologies do. ...
Conroy: Oz Loves NBN & Scrambling To Get Connected
By Oonagh Reidy | Friday | 19/08/2011 Broadband minister has come out fighting against NBN doubters and insist Aussies are “clamouring” to get high speed broadband asap. In fact, recent calls by Coalition Member for Brisbane, Teresa Gambaro, ...
Hughes pips Bharti Airtel, Tatanet in race for satellite broadband deal
Economic Times
KOLKATA: Hughes Communications, the world's largest VSAT services provider, has just edged out Bharti Airtel and Tatanet in the race to provide satellite-based broadband connectivity across Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, Assam and Northeast, ...
How to Get Online Without Wi-Fi
If you do a lot of traveling, Wi-Fi will allow you to get online at hotels and coffee shops along your route, but what if you need to connect between stops? Here are options that will allow you to connect your current laptop to a 3G/4G data network. ...
A 'smart Wi-Fi' solution
Independent Online
Officially launching into the SA market next week, Ruckus are providing unique “SmartWi-Fi” systems for broadband operators and enterprises - essentially extending the signal range, automatically adapting to changes in the wireless environment and ...
Global hopes to persuade Tatung to jump on WiMAX merger bandwagon
According to CENS.com, Taiwanese WiMAX operator Global Mobile plans to merge with fellow wireless broadband operator Tatung InfoComm, as the country's operators seek to turn around their waning fortunes. Earlier this month it was reported that Vee ...
Trai seeks industry view on 4G technology
Business Standard
PTI / New Delhi August 19, 2011, 20:05 IST The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) today released a consultation paper on the fourth generation (4G) mobile services, which will usher in the next era of high speed wireless services. ...
Broadband for all by 2020: What does it mean?
The DoC said it wants to achieve 100% broadband penetration in SA by 2020 – but what is the minimum speed and which technologies will be used? Earlier this month the Department of Communications (DoC) made headlines when it promised to provide...
Telecom rings in lean, fast future
Sydney Morning Herald
The company is working towards splitting off its Chorus unit, which was chosen to partner the Crown in its ultrafast broadband program for most of the country. In the year to June 30, full-year adjusted revenue was down 3.2 per cent from a year earlier ..
Suffolk's better broadband bid gets £11m of Government cash
Bury Free Press
Suffolk councillors, MPs, business and community leaders show their support for betterbroadband for Suffolk. SUFFOLK'S bid for better broadband has received more than £11 million from the Government. The £11680000 investment pledged by the Department ...
MetroPCS May Be First to VoLTE Freeing Up Frequencies For Better LTE Coverage
If you recall they were the first company to actually provide LTE in the US, albeit at slower speeds than LTE is capable of. Now via their earnings call CEO Roger Linquist announced that they may be the first to Voice over LTE (VoLTE), ...
Motorola Droid Bionic Pricing Now Leaked, Release Date Included [Motorola's ...
TFTS (blog)
The Bionic will offer you a 4.3-inch qHD display, 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8-megapixel camera with LED flash and HD recording, front-facing camera, 16GB preinstalled memory and 16GB microSD card in the box, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G LTEMobile ...
Wireless Broadband Becoming Connection of Choice for Many
Keep in mind that that estimate includes both mobile broadband users with a subscription to a mobile broadband service, as well as users on Wi-Fi, which is a fixed access connection, with local mobility. Wireless substitution is accelerating and could ...
HTC Jetstream to arrive at AT&T
Featuring a 10″ display, this LTE-powered tablet has been confirmed to sport real 4Gcapability thanks to new screenshots – unlike other handsets labeled as “4G” and yet work on HSPA+ bands. Similar to the HTC Flyer, it will be sold via Sprint as the ...
The Dutch love their fiber (broadband) — Broadband News and Analysis
By Om Malik
Netherlands, a country that wants to have 1 Gbps connections everywhere now has 269000 fiber-based broadband subscribers. Netherlands has a total of 6.29 million broadband subscribers including 2.66 million who use cable broadband and ...
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HTC Sensation 4G 2.3.4 Gingerbread Update Rolling Out Now ...
By Cory Gunther
The HTC Sensation 4G on T-Mobile is all set to start receiving an OTA update today. It starts today and should hit most handsets within the next week. As always. ... The update is most likely pretty large and Wi-fi is recommended to speed up the entire process. While the update isn't a special one the Sensation doesn't have many issues that need fixing anyways so this is mostly maintenance as well as preparation for the unlock process. ...
Android Community
Verizon now has 4G LTE coverage for over half of Americans – Cell ...
By Jennifer Bergen
Aug. 18, 2011 - Verizon's 4G LTE network is just about 8 months old now, and to celebrate, Verizon is rolling out its LTE coverage to 15 more cities, bringing 4G to half.
LG Thrill 4G Unboxing
By Phone Arena
Even despite being AT&T's very first 3D capable smartphone, the LG Thrill 4G retains the typical packaging found with most of the carrier's offerings. Naturally, images of the handset are splattered in the front and back of the box...

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