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4G makes phones quick smart
Check out the latest and fastest way to browse the web from your mobile, the 4G network on the HTC Velocity 4G. 4G phones such as this Nokia Lumia 900 4G smartphone are already emerging in the US. Picture: Supplied Source: Supplied A SPEEDY new network ...

BSkyB to Start Movie Service Rivaling Netflix
(NWSA) owns 39 percent, has focused on selling Internet broadband and telephone subscriptions to existing clients and said today it will offer its first high-speed fiberbroadband product from April. Rising Profit The company said today first-half ...


4G hot topic at Saudi telecom expo
Trade Arabia
Leading global experts discussed several issues related to the regional telecom industry including the 4G LTE network at Telsa, the only dedicated telecoms and ICT exhibition & conference to be held in Saudi Arabia. The three-day event was held at the ...

Sky details broadband expansion and fibre debut
By Ben Woods, ZDNet UK, 31 January, 2012 14:53 @BenWoodsZD Sky has revealed its copper-based broadband services will be available to nearly 90 percent of UK residents by the end of next year, while its first fibre-based offerings will debut in April ...

Barix Announces Wi-Fi Voice Paging App for iOS Devices
MarketWatch (press release)
31, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Barix AG, a pioneer in IP audio, control and monitoring, brings voice paging to the iPhone and iPad via the Barix Wi-Fi Paging App -- the first open-standards IP and multicast voice announcer application for mobile ...

TripAdvisor Survey Reveals Wi-Fi is Tops in U.S. While Turndown Service is ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Surveys of more than 1000 US travelers and more than 600 US hotel representatives shows that Wi-Fi Internet access and breakfast included with booking are king, while a turndown service offers very little value. Of the travelers surveyed, ...

White Epic Touch 4G Spec Sheet, Retail Price Drops Under $100
Mobile bloom News
The Samsung Galaxy S II Epic Touch 4G Android smartphone is the owner of several significant firsts in a very competitive smartphone marketplace. The handset was the first Galaxy S II to arrive in the US, and is exclusive to the Sprint WiMAX 4G ...

Motorola Droid Razr Maxx (Verizon Wireless)
PC Magazine
The top Android smartphone you can buy today, the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx combines the best materials, a fast processor, a super-speedy 4G LTE network, and a truly gigantic battery. What you get is a smartphone that's ready to be used to the max.

Broadband Users At 13.3M; 3.4M Mobile Users Switch Cellular Operator In Dec
VC Circle
India added 1.7 lakh new broadband subscribers in the month of December(1.5 lakh in November) to take the total user base of high speed Internet to 13.3 million, according to the latest report released by telecom regulator.

Mexico to push broadband via fibre auctions
Mexican president Felipe Calderon is pushing the move with a view to boosting the country's standings in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in terms ofbroadband uptake; as per the group's recent report, Mexico had 10.5 ...

Wi-Fi Chipset Revenue to Reach $6.1 Billion in 2015, Says NPD In-Stat
PR Web (press release)
As the demand for devices with Wi-Fi connectivity grows, and as prices for chipsets decrease, new markets for Wi-Fi are opening in areas traditionally dominated by other wireless connectivity standards. “As Wi-Fi appears in more and more devices the ...

Satellite broadband 'pay as you need' service launched
Maxwell Technology has introduced a 'pay as you need' service for its SkyeMax satellite broadband offering. The 'pay as you need' service is a move that technical director Kallie Carlsen describes as appealing directly to customers' pockets.


Global broadband zooms, US penetration is over 80 percent
30, 2012, 2:00pm PT 1 Comment Did you know that Bulgaria has the highest level of broadbandadoption at 96 percent? Or that average connection speed in South Korea is 16.7 megabits per second (Mbps) versus the global average connection speed of 2.7 ...

Vodafone launches LTE in Portugal, offers two data plans that differ in ...
The state of 4G LTE in Europe is pretty dismal compared to the United States, but that's not really a bad thing since most 4G LTE equipped smartphones can't seem to last more than a few hours under heavy use; the Droid RAZR MAxx is an exception.

New Avago Technologies Front-End Module Offers Best-in-Class Efficiency for ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The power amplifier is optimized for IEEE 802.11 a/n WiFi modulation, helping the module streamline design of mobile and fixed wireless data applications in the 5.15 to 5.85 GHz frequency range. Avago front-end modules integrate multiple ...

Nawras looks to broadband for growth
"If you consider the story of the growth of mobile voice, you can imagine we have got a similar growth prospects in mobile broadband ahead of us," chief executive Ross Cormack said. "Smart phones are taking the market by storm as are tablets so we are ...

LTE Expected to Dominate Wireless Infrastructure Spending by 2013
Design and Reuse (press release)
January 31, 2012 -- The wireless technology known as 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) is expected to claim the lion's share of wireless infrastructure capital spending next year as mobile carriers definitively migrate to that next-generation standard.

Windows 8 to Have Greatly Improved Wi-Fi Connection Times
Tom's Hardware Guide
Earlier on we learned about the new steps Microsoft is taking in making Windows 8 the most wireless connection-friendly version yet with its simplified and integrated Wi-Fi and mobilebroadband controls. Buried in some of that information was a brief ...

Digital Divide in Mississippi Splits Along Racial Lines, Report Finds
Huffington Post
Mississippi ranks among the worst states in the nation in terms of broadband availability, and residents must choose among older, slower and less-reliable Internet technologies than people in other states, according to a report released Tuesday by the ...

Sorting out 4G: Are we there yet?
Thanks to clever marketing campaigns and branding, the general public believes that 4G has arrived. The performance of 4G/LTE mobile handsets has improved, and designers are pushing the outer limits of performance in all parts of the handset to inch ...

No Olympic Records Expected For Slow London Mobile Broadband
TechWeekEurope UK
London has the slowest mobile broadband of any of the UK's largest cities and its 3G network is likely to struggle with the demands placed on it by the Olympics, according to a report by uSwitch. London finished 23rd out of 30 cities overall, ...

Clearwire Clear Hub Express and Clear Spot Voyager WiMax hotspots revealed
Clearwire has released information on price and release for a couple of new hotspots, both of them running on their current WiMAX 4G network. The first is a $99 wifi router mobile hotspot combination device called Clear Hub Express, it made for both ...

Inexpensive Android Flies On AT&T's 4G Network
Inexpensive Android Flies On AT&T's 4G Network.

The art of propaganda: $100000 grants offered to promote National Broadband ...
The Daily Telegraph
Arts Minister Simon Crean said the opposition was not content with attacking broadband but was going after artists. Picture: Kym Smith Source: The Daily Telegraph ARTISTS are being offered grants of up to $100000 by the federal government to create ...

LastPass now manages Wi-Fi passwords--but it's a pain
CNET (blog)
The new feature lets you manage your Wi-Fi passwords from within LastPass. Unfortunately for existing users, you're going to have to re-install the LastPass dekstop client to get it to work. LastPass explained that this is because the new feature ...

Wi-Fi Alliance Fears "Super Wi-Fi" Moniker Will Lead to Customer Confusion
Hot Hardware
Abbot confused the tar out of Costello when he tried to explain Who's on first, and while the ambiguity surrounding the 'Super Wi-Fi' moniker isn't on the same level of stupid hilarity, the Wi-Fi Alliance nonetheless feels consumers will end up equally ...

Hot Hardware

Broadband initiative 'too slow'
The Ashburton Guardian
By Daniel Henderson February 1, 2012 The government's rural broadband initiative (RBI) is going to amp up in Ashburton but farmers question whether the internet speeds are going to be good enough. The stated aims of the initiative are to have 80 per ...

MetroPCS Changes 4G LTE Unlimited Data Plans
Wireless and Mobile News
MetroPCS has changed its rates for 4G LTE data access and have eliminated their $40 unlimited smartphone plan when they stopped offering the Samsung Craft. There are still unlimited $40 plans for 3G phones. MetroPCS is now offering its 4G LTE ...

Wireless and Mobile News

Cisco unveils Wi-Fi boost for smartphones and tablets
by Dan Worth Cisco has unveiled the latest edition to its wireless access point range, designed to help IT departments meet the growing demand for high-quality internet access on a raft of devices. The firm announced the Aironet 3600 Series AP at its ...


Rogers to expand LTE to 25 Canadian cities by the end of the year
By Charles West
On Monday, Rogers announced that it expanded its LTE coverage area in Montreal to now reach Laval, Terrebonne, Brossard, Longueuil and Vaudreuil. The Canadian-based wireless provider also plans to expand 4G coverage to more than ...

Sky 40Mb Unlimited Fibre broadband lands along with free Wi-Fi ...
By Paul Lamkin
Big news if you're a Sky Broadband customer - not only is the satellite giant launching its own fibre-optic network with up to 40Mb download speeds - free Wi-Fi access from The Cloud is also set to rain in. Sky Broadband ... Whether it's the launch of free public WiFi, extending our network into more parts of the UK, or adding fibre to our product mix, we are focused on meeting the demands of customers and on being their number one choice for home communications." Sky has also ...

Ask HTG: Checking Wi-Fi Signal Strength, Syncing iTunes to ...
By Jason Fitzpatrick
Once a week we round up some of the great reader questions we get in the Ask HTG inbox and share the answers with everyone. This week we're looking at checking your Wi-Fi signal strength from your phone, syncing iTunes to Android ...
How-To Geek

Nexus S 4G Gets Leaked Android 4.0.4 Build
By Quentyn Kennemer
Those looking for some Ice Cream Sandwich love on their Nexus S 4G should listen up. A new build of Android 4.0 - 4.0.4, to be exact - has leaked online for.
Android Phone Fans

Samsung Galaxy Note LTE heading to Rogers in February too ...
By Cory Gunther
The Samsung Galaxy Note has been in the news plenty as of late, and we'll be seeing more soon with AT&T and now Rogers both getting a 4G LTE version coming next.
Android Community

Sprint Nexus S 4G official Android 4.0 ROM leaked | Ubergizmo
By Tyler Lee
If you happen to own Sprint's Google Nexus S 4G, you might be in for a treat as it appears that a leaked Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM has made its way online, and if the reports are to [...]

Reason Foundation - Out of Control Policy Blog > Muni Broadband ...
By steven.titch@reason.org (Steven Titch)
Georgia is home to the nation's biggest municipal broadband debacle, in Dalton, Ga., which lost $171 million, or $5320 per capita, on an ill-fated plan to build it's own cable system. Newnan and Marietta, Ga., also made the top 10 list of muni ...
Reason Foundation - Out of Control...
The Droid Razr 4G LTE Toggle works on the Droid Razr Maxx and ...
By Alexander Maxham
It's not a fully functional toggle to allow you to go back and forth from 4G to 3G without leaving your home screen, it acts as a shortcut and is a lit.
Android Authority
Gadgetbox - Motorola Droid Razr Maxx the longest lasting 4G by far
By Sherri L. SmithLaptop Although much faster than their 3G competitors, 4G LTE phones have suffered from notoriously short battery life. How short? Try less than four hours ... In fact, the RAZR Maxx is the longest-lasting 4G phone that we've tested on any network, including AT&T LTE (5:43, Samsung Skyrocket), and AT&T's (6:51, Motorola Atrix 2) and T-Mobile's (7:38, Samsung Galaxy S II)HSPA+ networks, and Sprint's WiMAX (5:51, HTC EVO Shift 4G). None of the phones on the ...
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MetroPCS discontinues $40 unlimited LTE plan | PhoneDog
MetroPCS 4G LTE unlimited plans. Looks like one of MetroPCS's unlimited LTE plans has bitten the dust. The carrier confirmed today that its $40 unlimited LTE plan, which included unlimited talk, text, mobile web and YouTube access, was ...
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Rogers LTE Network Expands, Will Reach 20 Million Canadians by ...
By Gary Ng
Rogers has announced further expansion of its LTE (Long Term Evolution) network in cities around Montreal (Laval, Terrebonne, Brossard, Longueuil and.
iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's...

Droid 4 Release on Verizon 4G LTE Rumored to Be Feb. 2nd
By Molly
Earlier this month at CES 2012, Verizon and Motorola announced they had plans of releasing the Droid 4 smartphone on Verizon's 4G LTE network in the near future. According to some sources, the official Droid 4 release will be this ...
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