Consumers covet 4G, the tech no one understands

Consumers covet 4G, the tech no one understands
CNN
Current 4G throughput speeds -- whether you're talking about LTE, WiMax or the not-quite-4GHSPA+ -- are definitely slower than what could be theoretically accomplished, but Sideco says that will always be the case. The theoretical speeds of 21 Mbps ...
Nokia Trials Free Wi-Fi in London
Wired News
The last thing you'll see if you cross the street distracted by free Wi-Fi. Photo Charlie Sorrel If you live in London, and own a portable device with Wi-Fi, then today is your lucky day. Nokia has just launched a trial service offering free Wi-Fi in ...
Clearwire Pares Down Its Own WiMax Brand
PCWorld
Clearwire operates the WiMax network that Sprint uses for its 4G plans, and it continues to sell its own services on the network under the Clear brand. But financial woes have already cut into Clearwire's retail business, and though Clear is a ...
Amtrak announces it is adding free wireless internet on about a dozen of its ...
Washington Post
The Wi-Fi service known as Amtrak Connect has already been available on Acela Express trains in the Northeast. The Washington Post reported (http://wapo.st/sFil0H ) the free wireless expansion Monday. It quoted Amtrak officials as saying the free ...
IPass Lets Businesses Control Mobile Wi-Fi Usage
PCWorld
The Open Mobile platform provides broadband connections to road warriors via Wi-Fi hotspots around the world using laptops (both Windows and Mac OS), tablets and smartphones, according to iPass. New features in version 2.0 include a usage meter and ...
BT brings fibre broadband dealine forward
PC Advisor
By Carrie-Ann Skinner | PC Advisor | 01 November 11 BT has revealed it will bring superfast fibrebroadband to two thirds of country a year earlier than hoped. Under the £2.5bn roll-out BT had originally hoped to reach 66 percent of the UK with its ...
AT&T adds new 4G LTE markets, two new 4G Android phones
Apple Insider
By Daniel Eran Dilger AT&T announced it will expand its 4G LTE coverage from 5 markets to 9 this week, while also introducing two new 4G Android phones. Apple's iPhone users on AT&T should benefit from sharing the same improved backhaul as LTE. ...
EU wants member countries to free up spectrum for 4G rollout, eyes 2013 deadline
Engadget
Under the proposed agreement, member countries would have to free up (read: "auction off") their 800MHz frequency bands for broadband service by January 1, 2013, as part of Parliament's plan to accelerate broadband rollout by using spectrum once ...
HTC Amaze 4G review
This Is My Next
Does the HTC Amaze 4G live up to its name or is it just another Android phone in T-Mobile's arsenal? By David Pierce on October 31, 2011 05:31 pm 1Comments With no iPhone to run the show, T-Mobile has three flagship phones, all very similar: the HTC ...
HTC Evo Design 4G (Sprint)
CNET
The fifth to join the Evo family, the HTC Evo Design 4G is a slightly smaller, more budget-conscious version of the classic Evo 4G and more recent Evo 3D, complete with the family's typical SprintWiMax 4G speeds. It also has the distinction of being ...
HTC Raider 4G now available at Bell, priced from $149.95
Unwired View
Aside from that all-important 4G LTE radio, the HTC Raider 4G has plenty of other drool-worthy features. It comes with a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 4.5-inch 540×960 touchscreen, an 8 MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash and 1080p HD video ...
Oi Releases Shared WiFi Project in Partnership with Fon
MarketWatch (press release)
--Fon is the largest WiFi community in the world, with over 4.5 million hotspots all over the globe. Oi, a pioneer in convergent services in Brazil, today announced the start of a shared broadband WiFiproject in Rio de Janeiro. ...
Motorola to launch India's first 4G phone this month
The Mobile Indian
Most likely the Motorola Razr will be the first 4G LTE supporting Android smartphone for India unless Motorola brings its 3G version. Notably, India will see the 4G LTE roll out sometime next year. Motorola Razr smartphone comes with a massive 4.3 inch ...
Broadband Relevance In
Leadership Newspapers
Last week, the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) hinted at aBroadband Investment Dinner organised for investors at the just concluded ITU World 2011 hosted by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in Geneva, ...
Optus makes first LTE data connection at 700MHz
iTWire
G√ľnther Ottendorfer, managing director of Optus Networks, said that Optus would test a variety of commercially available consumer devices that operate in the 700MHz band, including smartphones, tablets and WiFi hotspots. The 700MHz band is already ...
Boingo Wireless Adds 3000 Hotspots in Japan via Wi2
MarketWatch (press release)
For more information about Boingo, please visit http://www.boingo.com . Wi2 300 is a wirelessbroadband internet service offered by Wi2. Laptop computer, iPhones and other devices with Wi-Ficapabilities can easily access the service. ...
Survey finds some people can save over £6 a month on broadband costs
ComputerActive.co.uk
This was the findings of a new home technology study of 2000 people which revealed many major UK broadband providers are guilty of charging customers for broadband speeds they never use to their full potential. By investigating what people used their ...
Leap to Launch LTE Trial by End of 2011
PC Magazine
By Sara Yin Cricket parent Leap Wireless said it is on track to launch a trial run of its 4G LTEnetwork by the end of the year, which Fierce Wireless said will be in Tucson, Arizona. Within two to three years, Leap said it will cover two-thirds of its ...
Amtrak adds free Wi-Fi to a dozen routes
Washington Post (blog)
Amtrak announced on Monday an expansion of its free Wi-Fi service for a dozen East Coast routes, including the Northeast Regional trains that run from Virginia Beach to Boston. The Wi-Fi service, known as AmtrakConnect, has already been available on ...
Broadband expansion continues
Monroe News Star
NortheastTel, a rural telecom doing business for more than six decades in Morehouse Parish, should connect its first customers to broadband by early next summer. Company President Mike George said residents were confused when they learned the US ...
MetroPCS churn rises, profit misses Street view
Reuters
Even though MetroPCS has upgraded its network with a so-called fourth-generation (4G) high-speed data technology known as LTE, its smartphone customers are still using its slower second-generation (2G) service because LTE phones are still too expensive ...
Pantech adds 3D gestures to Vega LTE smartphone
Geek.com
As exciting as that may sound, Korean manufacturer Pantech is already set to bring their version of the technology to market, in their upcoming Vega LTE smartphone. As you can see in the clip below, a woman with dough-covered hands answers a call by ...
City of Brescia, Italy Offers Extensive Wi-Fi Coverage with Aruba AirMesh ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The municipality chose Aruba AirMesh 802.11n MSR-2000 mesh routers for ubiquitous Wi-Fi access throughout the historical center of Brescia. The low-profile AirMesh routers were installed on existing municipality infrastructure (traffic lights, ...
Virgin Media launches Spotify broadband deal
uSwitch.com (Tech)
Virgin Media has launched an exclusive new offer enabling broadband customers to take advantage of the Spotify music streaming service. Subscribers to a range of Virgin Media broadband bundles will be able to enjoy a free Spotify Premium for the first ...
CATR Selects Spirent for Over the Air Testing of Mobile Devices
MarketWatch (press release)
CATR is authorized to test various telecommunication products for certificates of NAL, CCC, CE, FCC, Wi-Fi, WiMAX, USB, Bluetooth, CTIA, ARTC, GCF and PTCRB. It also plays an important role among standardization contributing many standards in the ...
Leap to cover 25M people with LTE by the end of 2012
FierceWireless
During the third quarter Leap gained a net 73000 voice customers and lost around 64000 broadbandcustomers--the carrier has been working for most of the year to shed its broadband customers in favor of smartphone users. Leap ended the quarter with 5.75 ...
Amtrak Adds Free Wi-Fi Along Major East Coast Routes
By Jon Mitchell
The high-speed Acela Express trains in the Northeast Corridor already have Wi-Fi service, as well as the Cascades line in the Pacific Northwest. By the end of 2011, Amtrak will expand Wi-Fi service to Amtrak California's state-supported trains, ...
ReadWriteWeb
Label outs AT&T 4G LTE version of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 creeping ...
By Billy Steele
If you're in the crowd holding out until the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 hit Ma Bell's 4G network, get ready to pull the trigger. The.
Engadget
Gadgetbox - AT&T's first 4G LTE smartphones are coming on Nov. 6
By Rosa Golijan
Now, in order to take advantage of the devices' 4G LTE capabilities, you'll of course need to live in an area with 4G LTE coverage — there aren't too many of those just yet — and shell out some cash for a data plan. AT&T will offer tiered data plans which will start at $15 and include access to the provider's network of Wi-Fi hotspots as well: DataPlus provides 200 megabytes (MB) of data for just $15 per month. An additional 200 MB of data usage is $15. DataPro provides 2 gigabytes ...
Gadgetbox
Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket Announced For AT&T's 4G LTE ...
By AP
NEW YORK -- The first two phones to run on AT&T's new high-speed data network will go on sale Sunday. The phones are the HTC Vivid and the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket.
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dailywireless.org » Carriers Kill Free Wi-Fi
By Sam Churchill
AT&T Expands LTE with 4G Phones · Carriers Kill Free Wi-Fi · Carrier provided Wi-Fi solution continues to gain momentum among service providers around the world, pushing out free public WiFifor paid, carrier-connected service. Shaw Communications of Canada is conducting a trail ...
dailywireless.org
AT&T LTE capable Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 spotted at the FCC ...
By Tyler Lee
We're not sure when AT&T's version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be making an appearance or how much it will cost, but bringing in a 4G LTE tablet together with their two new 4G LTE phones, the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket and ...
Ubergizmo
Pantech Vega LTE Shows Off Touchless Gesture Controls – Apple's ...
By Chris Chavez
Say hello to the Kinect-ish gesture controlled Pantech Vega LTE for Korea. The device was announced back on the 6th with some pretty hefty specs and even without the knowledge of touchless gesture controls, the Vega LTE already had me ...
Android Phone Fans
Rezound announcement, Vivid LTE [From the Forums] | Android ...
By Chris Parsons
Samsung Infuse 4G Accessories · Cases · Chargers ... HTC EVO 4G · HTC EVO 3D · Samsung Galaxy Note · Samsung Galaxy Nexus · Nook Color · HTC Droid Incredible · Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 · HTC Sensation · Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 ...
Android Central - Android Forums,...
Pantech Vega LTE commercial shows off hands-free gesture ...
By Cory Gunther
They are showing off their new 4.5″ 4G LTE Android smartphone, enjoy the video after the break. ... It sports a 4.5″ 1280 x 720p HD display, a dual-core 1.5 GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, 4G LTE speeds and a sizable 1860 mAh battery too. ...
Android Community
Fon expanding WiFi hotspots to Latin America, starting with Rio de ...
By Anna Heim
If so, you're already familiar with the company, whose ambition is to offer free WiFi everywhere thanks to shared broadband. This “everywhere” just became closer to the truth today, as Fon just closed a partnership with the telco Oi to offer ...
The Next Web
AT&T's first LTE smartphones set to launch Nov. 6 – Cell Phones ...
By Will Shanklin
It looks like Verizon's solo moment in the LTE spotlight is about to end. AT&T, who has had severalLTE tethering devices on the market since this summer, is set to launch their first smartphones on the speedy 4G network. The HTC Vivid and ...
Geek.com
European WiFi Xoom To Receive Android 3.2 Update, Moto Adds ...
By Joe Sirianni
In addition to the 3.2 Honeycomb update, Motorola will be tossing in their very own MOTOPRINT printing app which allows you to print docs and the like over Wifi. Furthermore ... Software update for the MOTOROLA XOOM™ with Wi-Fi ...
Android News, Rumours, and Updates
OS Reinstallation, Wi-Fi Syncing, and Siri Nicknames
Readers offer their best tips for reinstalling your operating system, syncing your iOS devices over Wi-Fi, and giving nicknames to Siri functions.
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