Verizon 4G Service Finally Restored

Verizon 4G Service Finally Restored
After a second wireless outage in the past month, Verizon Wireless customers are finally getting their 4G LTE service restored. Verizon engineers worked feverishly to resolve an issue with its 4G network that stretched across the country early in the ...


Cricket Becomes Fourth US LTE Carrier
PC Magazine
By Alex Colon Leap Wireless, parent company of Cricket Wireless, announced on Wednesday the start of its transition to 4G LTE with the launch Cricket's first LTE network in Tucson, Arizona. This makes Cricket the fourth LTE carrier in the US, ...

Three WiFi Hub ZTE MF10 Review
With mobile data speeds matching – and in some case exceeding – traditional wiredbroadband connections, it's no surprise that data sticks have taken off in the past few years. Until now, the two most common options are a USB dongle, for getting a ...


4G interference: GPS manufacturers reject all claims
Generation NT (US)
Brought into interference problems between their 4G LTE frequencies and GPS systems, LightSquared has accused GPS manufacturers of overflowing into their frequency ranges. The idea put forward by LightSquared, a consortium supervised by Harbinger ...

Free Wi-Fi with that coffee? Why cafes are embracing an age of connectivity
The Guardian
For the past 18 months, he has been offering free wireless internet access at the cafe – prompted initially by customers who noticed that there was a Wi-Fi network covering the premises and asking for the password. His is one of a growing number of ...

The Guardian

iiNet to buy Internode for $105m
The Australian
AUSTRALIA'S largest privately owned broadband services provider, Internode, has been snapped up by ISP iiNet for $105 million. The acquisition of South Australia-based Internode will add approximately 190000 broadband subscribers to iiNet's customer ...

New 4G LTE HTC Phones to Drop in 2012, Including First 4G Windows 7 Device
Technology Bloom News
The rumor mill is spinning and the news indicates HTC is eying a 2012 release for the release of their impressive, small batch of new 4G LTE phones, including the first 4G LTE phone to run on the Windows 7 mobile operating system. ...

Technology Bloom News

Faster broadband to be made available in Lerwick by next summer – BT
Shetland Times Online
Homes and businesses in Lerwick will be able to gain access to faster broadband – up to 20 megabits per second – by next summer, according to BT. The company said today that 9650 premises in Lerwick and Kirkwall will be included in its latest roll-out ...

Diagnosing and addressing Wi-Fi signal quality problems
CNET (blog)
by Topher Kessler December 21, 2011 3:14 PM PST For the most part Wi-Fi technology works quite well to keep your Mac, iPhone, and other devices connected; however, there are times when certain devices or setups may be plagued with Wi-Fi dropouts. ...

French Govt To Get EUR3.5B For 4G Mobile Licenses
Wall Street Journal
Earlier this month, France's telecommunications regulator, Arcep, said it had received bids for 4Glicenses in the 800 megahertz frequency band from Bouygues Telecom, Free Frequences, Orange France and SFR. The four companies, which have been already ...

Middle East: Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Economy (14 countries)
Sacramento Bee
The disparity in economic development across the Middle East is reflected in the region's Internet and broadband penetration rates, although overall penetration rates for the region remain low. Increasing competition is improving affordability while a ...

Verizon Confirms Galaxy Nexus LTE Signal Strength Issue, Promises FIx
Users on Verizon's Long Term Evolution (LTE) 4G network have been reporting that the Verizon Galaxy Nexus LTE smartphone reports poor signal strength where other phones on the same network are perfectly happy. The issue, Verizon claims, is purely one ...

Upgrading to a faster broadband service
The Guardian (blog)
I understand that broadband packages quote maximum speeds and that apparently demand can legitimately cause my actual speed to be lower. But ... if I have a 10Mbps package that routinely delivers 6Mbps and I upgrade to a 20Mbps package, ...

The Guardian (blog)

AT&T Brings Mobile Broadband Network to Greenwood and Surrounding Communities
Greenwood Today
AT&T today announced the availability of its mobile broadband network in Greenwood and surrounding communities, extending access for advanced mobile services, devices and feature-rich audio and video content to customers in the area. ...

Three Preps for 4G Trials in 2012
Three has announced that it is all set to kick start a new series of tests on the new-generation 4Gtechnology in its network during 2012. Three has said that the tests will be carried out with the sole intention of enabling its customers have access ...

: Broadband Boost - The Wait is Virtually Over
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Dec 22, 2011 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- A broadband notspot on the outskirts of Swansea has a high speed connection in time for Christmas - thanks to an investment by the Welsh Government. The Felindre community is now reaping the benefits -- doing ...

Success of Sky's broadband campaign leads to reduction in marketing spend
Marketing Week
Sky is shifting marketing spend for its broadband campaigns from TV to digital and owned media after claiming the “fairytale” series has become so well known among consumers. The “Broadband Happily Ever After” campaign debuted in 2010 and Sky says it ...

Marketing Week

Who says Wi-Fi offload is just for data?
21, 2011, 1:59pm PT No Comments Operators may be using Wi-Fi to move Internet-bound packets off of their 3G and 4G networks, but they could be shipping all kinds of mobile traffic via Wi-Fi, according to Kineto Wireless. On Wednesday, Kineto released a ...


West councils to launch high-speed broadband
BBC News
Local authorities in South Gloucestershire and Wiltshire have joined forces in an effort to provide high-speed broadband access. The partnership will see South Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Swindon councils aim to sign up a commercial broadband ...

Verizon's 4G service suffers yet another outage
By David Goldman @CNNMoneyTech December 21, 2011: 2:08 PM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Verizon Wireless was working to get its 4G network back up and running on Wednesday, following a nationwide outage that began in the early morning hours. ...

Mobile Broadband deals for Ultra fast speed of Internet with portability
Phones Review
Mobile broadband used to be something of a joke, with poor coverage, drop-outs and speeds so slow that paint dried faster than a website could load! However, in less than nine years technology has moved on radically and the number of subscribers at the ...

Phones Review

Government backs county's bid for superfast broadband
Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph
Northamptonshire is a step closer to having superfast broadband in every home after an £8million scheme was given Government approval. Northamptonshire County Council's local broadband plan aims to bring potential internet speeds of 30Mb/sec for every ...
Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph

Swisscom signs LTE, mobile-network modernisation agreement with Ericsson
Computer Business Review
Switzerland-based mobile and fixed operator Swisscom extended its partnership with Ericsson by signing a five-year contract with Ericsson for mobile-network modernisation and upgrade to LTE. Under the contract, Ericsson will modernise 6000 mobile sites ...

SmartHF Releases First Wi-Fi Heart Rate Monitor for iPhone, iPad
prMac (press release)
[] Norwalk, Connecticut - SmartHF announces the launch of the SmartHRM Wi-Fi Fitness Heart Rate Monitor - the first heart rate monitor offering iPhones and iPad users a way to directly and wirelessly link to their iPhones for easy heart rate ...

OnStar Set to Debut 4G LTE Video Chat in GM Vehicles
Gotta Be Mobile
At the Consumer Electronics Show slated for January 2012, OnStar is geared up to introduce a system that will bring video chat and streaming content to select vehicles in the General Motors fleet thanks to mobile broadband service from Verizon ...

Gotta Be Mobile

OnStar ready to flaunt LTE Skype-enabled system on GM rides ...
By Edgar Alvarez
Last year at CES, OnStar wasn't too shy about teasing its partnership with Verizon that would assist in bringing applications like YouTube, Wikiped.

Official: HTC EVO View 4G Honeycomb Update Rolling Out ...
By Chris Chavez
Just as promised, the HTC Evo View 4G -- Sprint's version of the HTC Flyer -- is receiving it's Honeycomb OTA update (software version 2.23.651.1), finally.
Android Phone Fans

Samsung Galaxy Nexus (LTE) Review | Android Community
By Michael Crider
Well, it's finally here. Google's official developer phone for Ice Cream Sandwich has reached American shores with Verizon as its official launch partner, for.
Android Community

AT&T 4G LTE network found to be faster than Verizon's
By Zach Epstein
AT&T has a lot of work to do before its emerging 4G LTE network provides coverage that even approaches Verizon Wireless's year-old LTE network. Ver.
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Verizon's LTE network returning to normal after second outage
By Ed Oswald
Verizon 4G customers are experiencing issues with connectivity for the second time this month as the carrier struggles to restore the network. Issues are being reported throughout the company's nationwide 4G LTE network, although the cause ...

Android: 700000 Activations Per Day, WiFi Not Included ...
By Ingrid Lunden
Android: 700000 Activations Per Day, WiFi Not Included? Comments (View); Text Size: A A; Email · Share. Late on Tuesday Andy Rubin, SVP of Mobile and Android head honcho for Google (NSDQ: GOOG), gave the world the latest figures on ...

Verizon 4G network crashes again | The Raw Story
By Agence France-Presse
Verizon Wireless 4G LTE data service disruption spread across the United States and lasted several hours but subscribers remained able to make voice calls and exchange text messages using smartphones on the network. Verizon's previous ...
The Raw Story

Verizon 4G LTE outage restored | Ubergizmo
By Edwin Kee
Do you get the feeling that phone network outages are starting to become the blackouts and brownouts of our grandparents' generation? Of course, not having electricity is far more inconvenient compared to losing your data connection, ...

Verizon Wireless Confirms Overnight 4G Outage - Arik Hesseldahl ...
By Arik Hesseldahl
Verizon Wireless just confirmed the service outage on its 4G network that numerous customers noticed overnight, in an official statement: "Verizon Wireless 4G LTE service is returning to normal this morning after company engineers worked to ...

Yet another Verizon 4G outage | TG Daily
By Mike Luttrell
For the second time this month, Verizon 4G LTE customers were struck with an outage that completely suspended their data service. The service was crippled this morning, making it impossible for commuters to check their e-mail or read the ...
TG Daily

Galaxy Nexus Tip : How to Turn Off 4G LTE Network Mode | Android ...
By Chetan Bhawani
Mobile networks eat up battery, and the data usage in the mobile phones decreases the battery life further. One can't blame a mobile phone and its battery when.
Android Advices

Skype Connects U.S. Travelers with Free Skype WiFi ... - Skype Blogs
Skype WiFi is available to travelers on PCs, Macs and iOS devices.** To get started make sure you've downloaded the latest version of Skype for Windows or ...

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News: 6 Million Only Use Wireless Broadband - Slowly Eroding DSL Use Among Lighter Users.

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