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Sprint gives LightSquared extension to gain approval from FCC for LTE network
Mobile Burn
Sprint has announced that it is giving LightSquared an additional 30 days to gain approval from the Federal Communications Commission for its 4G LTE network. The original terms between Sprint and LightSquared had a December 31, 2011 deadline for ...

CES 2012 Preview: Cell Phones
PC Magazine
To recap: Back at CES 2011, Verizon made a huge splash with its first 4G LTE phones. The most anticipated one was the Motorola Droid Bionic. That phone took nine months and a radical hardware change to make it to market, and it was quickly eclipsed by ...

Yorkshire Forward's ghostly broadband lives on
The Guardian (blog)
Yorkshire Forward's posthumous benefits include a beefing up of broadband in rural or 'off-centre' areas by an organisation called NYnet which the RDA co-funded with the European Union, leaving the management to North Yorkshire county council. ...
The Guardian (blog)

Mobily chairman: Broadband is horizon of growth
Arab News
"Broadband" ... "Broadband ", almost everyone in the telecom sector in Saudi Arabia talks about broadband. What is the market trend in this regard? I think you've answered the question by stressing on the word "Broadband" at the beginning of the query. ...

Arab News

Eateries to offer Wi-Fi service in April
New Straits Times
By HALIM SAID THE requirement for restaurants and eateries in the city centre to beWi-Fi ready will be enforced by City Hall as early as April. Diners will soon be able to have their meals and surf the Internet at eateries and restaurants. ...

New Straits Times

Green energy and broadband 'will boost the region in 2012'
This is North Devon
He said Cornwall could massively benefit from the rollout of the new super-fast broadband network, although he said there was also the matter of ensuring adequate coverage was provided to all rural as well urban areas. Mr Williams said: "The CLA will ...

NCC looks set to regulate Wi-Fi service providers
Taipei Times
By Shelley Shan / Staff Reporter With the number of Wi-Fi hotspots growing rapidly nationwide in recent years, the National Communications Commission (NCC) said last week it was aiming to draft rules to regulate such services within three months. ...

We'll have to hike prices with no Optus deal, NBN Co warns
The Australian
THE NBN Co would be forced to charge higher prices without its $800 million deal to pay Optus to shut its cable network and transfer its customers to the National Broadband Network, the government-owned monopoly has told the regulator deciding whether ...

HTC Rezound 4G: Dr. Dre Beats and Tech Specs Review
Mobile bloom News
It is the eighth mobile phone to arrive on Verizon's 4G LTE wireless network, and has arguably the best feature set of all of those devices. HTC earlier this year spent $300 million in purchasing a controlling interest in Dr. Dre's Beats audio empire, ...

Galaxy Nexus: 4G LTE connection unreliable for many
Product Reviews
If you are in possession of a new Galaxy Nexus smartphone on Verizon Wireless, there's a fair chance that you may have been getting frustrated over the apparent issue involving 4G LTE connection issues which Verizon has already acknowledged as a ...

Product Reviews

LTE-packing Nokia Ace to be released by AT&T
Technology Bloom News
... at Verizon in April of next year, AT&T decides to join the Windows Phone caravan brought by Nokia wherein the carrier is said to be in preparation of getting the Nokia Ace, an LTE-packing Windows Phone handset, released this coming March 18, 2012....

Technology Bloom News

Telcos not offering Nigerians real broadband, tariffs high
Behind all the well orchestrated public relations work around the launch of 3G and 4Gservices by various Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and telecommunications companies in Nigeria, none of them is offering real broadband to consumers, ...


Viva customers get 4G network experience
Trade Arabia
Viva, a leading telecom service provider in Bahrain, said its customers had a unique experience on the first day of the year with first-hand experience of its new 4G LTE networks at Bahrain City Centre. The 4G LTE networks are being offered for the ...

Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi, 3G price reduced in India
Good E-Reader (blog)
Koovs is one such site where one can pick up the Xoom Wi-Fi with 32 GB memory for INR 21500 while the same is showing a price of INR 25000 for the Xoom WiFi + 3G version. Flipkart is showing INR 26500 for the WiFi + 3G version of the Xoom. ...

Stay connected via PLDT WiFi Zone
Philippine Star
Enter PLDT WiFi Zone, their access to reliable and fast-speed Internet services in public spots all over the metro. Still in the dark as to what the WiFi Zone is, Gary Dujali, vice president for data acquisitions of PLDT's Retail Business Group, ...

Rumours claim iPhone 5 was held back due to poor LTE connections
... though the 4S has been flying off the shelves, many wanted a different looking handset. According to a report by iPhone5latest, it appears that Apple had indeed intended on launching an iPhone 5, but was delayed due to Verizon's 4G LTEconnections.


Magyar Telekom Nyrt. : T-Mobile Launching the First 4G/LTE commercial service ...
4-traders (press release)
On January 1 T-Mobile was the first in Hungary to launch the first 4G/LTE based mobile internet service. The service became available in most parts of 10 Budapest districts through LTE enabled equipment or using the Net&Roll 4G mobile internet package, ...

County gets green light to push forward with faster broadband in homes
Banbury Guardian
Northamptonshire County Council's local broadband plan would bring potential internet speeds of 30MB/sec for every household in the county. The council is only the fifth authority to receive the green light nationally. Cllr Andre Gonzalez de Savage, ...

Sprint to offer Samsung Conquer 4G on a $49.99 BOGO deal starting January 8
Technology Bloom News
With this deal, the wireless provider will let you have not one, but two Samsung Conquer 4G handsets for a low, low price of just $49.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate in a BOGO (Buy One Get One free) sort of deal. Of course, people who are interested in ...

Technology Bloom News

TalkTalk: How to optimise your home broadband
uSwitch.com (Tech)
Home broadband users can take a number of simple steps to improve their broadband speeds, it has been reported. According to Isaac Fofie, a TalkTalk engineer based in south London, plugging the router into the telephone master socket, rather than an ...

South Chard's broadband to receive a boost
Broadband Expert (blog)
BT Broadband has been rolling out fibre actively all throughout last year. Their new service that uses fibre technology, called BT Infinity, was also launched in 2011. Their fibre deployment was initially announced to be completed by the year 2015. ...

Broadband Expert (blog)

Verizon Discontinuing LG Revolution, Droid 3, and Mobile Hotspot Units Ahead ...
Gotta Be Mobile
Verizon Wireless is putting an end-of-life signal on several devices in its lineup, including some recently introduced 4G and 3G phones from 2011. On the list are the Motorola Droid 3–a handset with a slide-out keyboard that supports Verizon's 3G ...

Gotta Be Mobile

Samsung Galaxy Note of AT&T (U.S.) with NFC and LTE leaks online
The blog site also listed the AT&T Galaxy Note's specs, and apparently, it is still the same, except for the HSPA+ plus LTE or Long Term Evolution technology, glorified NFC or Near Field Communication (the HSPA+ unlocked model also offers NFC, ...


France raises US$ 3.45 billion in 4G mobile licence auction (Europe)
Wireless Federation
Mobile operators Bouygues Telecom, Orange France and SFR were successful in winning 4G mobile licences in the 800 MHz band. According to reports, the Government of France was able to raise US$ 3.45 billion through this second round of auction. ...

Japan's vending machines soon to be Wi-Fi capable
The Tokyo Times
Still, a vending machine with Wi-Fi capability is an outright new thing to a country tech-loving but Wi-Fi starved. Soon, Japan will see these Wi-Fi-enabled vending machines to be launched by Japanese drinks giant Asahi initially over the next 12 ...

CyanogenMod 7 nightly builds now available for SE Xperia Active, Xperia Pro ...
Android Central
By Alex Dobie 02 Jan 2012 9:45 am Following a slew of other phones late last week, the CyanogenMod team has just added nightly build support for three new devices -- Sony Ericsson's Xperia Pro and Xperia Active, as well the LG Thrill 4G -- AT&T's ...

Haddington to get faster broadband
Broadband Expert (blog)
The government launched the Broadband Delivery UK program last year in efforts to improve the broadband networks in the UK and push for more people to get online. The goal of BDUK is to provide universal broadband access with speeds of at least 2Mbps ...

Broadband Expert (blog)

Tech Test Drive: Best gadgets of 2011
San Jose Mercury News
Call quality on the Sprint model is admirable, and the data speeds, while certainly not 4G, get the job done. The bad: It's about time we get a larger screen. The good: The Motorola Droid Razr has an attractive, slim and lightweight design that is also ...

Next Level Technology Becomes BIG DOG Partner at Ruckus Wireless
SBWire (press release)
Next Level Technology has applied for and been accepted into the BIG DOG Partnership program at Ruckus Wireless, the leader in providing the best Wi-Fi network product group available today. Hunt Valley, MD -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/02/2012 -- Besides being ...

teletekwire » VIVA offers unique 4G LTE networks experience
By Sub Editor
VIVA customers enjoyed a unique experience on the first day of 2012 as they enjoyed a first-hand experience of the new 4G LTE networks at Bahrain City Centre. The 4G LTE networks are offered for the first time in Bahrain exclusively from ...

Galaxy Note for AT&T Comes With NFC, 4G LTE - BriefMobile
By Kenneth Pennington
AT&T's Galaxy Note device will separate itself from the European version of the Note with 4G LTEsupport and an NFC chip hidden inside. Its codename is the SGH-I717, and it'll launch with Android 2.3 Gingerbread onboard. Still, Samsung's ...

Sprint Upgrades First New LTE Base Stations - Insists Network ...
News: Sprint Upgrades First New LTE Base Stations - Insists Network Vision Upgrade Project on Track.

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