Will Verizon ever get a 4G Windows Phone?

Will Verizon ever get a 4G Windows Phone?
CNET (blog)
by Marguerite Reardon February 3, 2012 12:00 AM PST Follow @maggie_reardon Verizon customers may have more 4G LTE Google Android smartphones to choose from than subscribers on any other US carrier, but when it comes to a Microsoft Windows Phone devices ...

BT Profit Advances in Third Quarter as Broadband Subscriptions Increase
BT Group Plc (BT/A), the UK's largest Internet service provider, raised its full-year forecast for operating profit as it gained more broadband subscribers. Full-year earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and costs from job cuts ...

BT to offer 'ultrafast' broadband
By Matt Warman, Consumer Technology Editor The company has concluded a trial in Cornwall that offered high-speed fibre broadband directly to any home or business. It now hopes to make the technology available nationally by Spring of next year.


Ericsson, Qualcomm demo 4G-to-3G voice handover
By David Meyer, ZDNet UK, 3 February, 2012 12:17 @superglaze Ericsson and Qualcomm have revealed the first successful attempt at making a 4G voice connection switch over to 3G without dropping the call. The handover between LTE and WCDMA took place on ...

HTC acknowledges long-running WiFi security flaw, says it deliberately kept it ...
By Sharif Sakr posted Feb 3rd 2012 5:13AM As far back as September, security researchers discovered a "critical" bug in many HTC Android handsets that exposed users' WiFi credentials to any hacker who cared to look. The flaw affected recent devices ...

BT to offer ultra-fast 330Mbps broadband
The Guardian
BT plans to roll out "ultra-fast" broadband to homes and businesses next year, offering one of the fastest speeds in Europe and the world. The telecoms giant said on Friday that more than 7m premises now have access to fibre-based broadband, ...

The Guardian

LTE Spending to Reach $36.1 Billion in 2015, Lead Infrastructure Spending
Aggressive LTE rollouts will make spending on 4G LTE the primary source of wireless infrastructure spending by 2013, says IHS iSuppli. Spending will triple from 2012 to 2013. With the Verizons and AT&Ts of the world racing to roll out 4G Long-Term ...

Need for speed: can rural councils fulfil the promise of universal broadband?
The Guardian
But these things often come at the price of decent broadband access. In some rural areas it is practically impossible to work online; sluggish speeds and temperamental connections affect industry and tourism and can even cause families and businesses...

The Guardian

LG Optimus LTE marches to Telus in Canada
Android Community
Telus has remained mum on the subject, probably because its LTE network isn't scheduled to go live until later this month. Canadian competitor Bell as the Optimus 4G LTE. By now you should be familiar with the Optimus LTE's hardware but just in case...

Android Community

Rural communities balk at public broadband bill
Access North Georgia
By AP ATLANTA - Representatives of rural cities and counties in Georgia, including two in northeast Georgia, told a panel of state senators on Thursday that they had to create the broadband networks private providers refused to bring to their ...

Motorola Droid RAZR, RAZR MAXX Update Enables CDRX for Better LTE Battery Life
US" is a new feature that isn't directly advertised in the changelog - it's the inclusion of Connected Discontinuous Reception, or CDRX for Motorola/TI's codename Wrigley 4G LTE baseband. The short of it is improved battery life on 4G LTE.

iPad 3 release date: retina display, A6, LTE race for March inclusion
Beatweek Magazine
Apple is also rumored to be flirting with 4G LTE behind the scenes, and while LTEantennas are still too bulky and power hungry to go into a normal sized smartphone while providing acceptable battery power (witness the string of failed 4G LTE Android ...

Beatweek Magazine

Public Wi-Fi not as secure as you think
He agreed to be our 'bad guy' in an experiment to show how easy it is to hack into someone's computer using public Wi-Fi. "Wireless is fairly secure if you use it properly," said DeWoskin. But on this day, we plan on using it like many people do ...

Samsung Focus S 4G gets retail price cut and offered for just $19.99
Technology Bloom News
Retail giant Amazon currently has a deal that will be very hard to ignore or refuse as it offers the Samsung Focus S 4G for just $19.99 so long as you sign a contract that will effectively tie you down with AT&T for two more years.

Technology Bloom News

Broadband campaign launches to show demand for £100m upgrade
This is North Devon
A campaign to map demand levels for superfast broadband in Devon and Somerset will get under way next week ahead of a tender process for a £100 million upgrade. Organisers of the Connecting Devon and Somerset initiative are urging businesses and ...

Virgin Media increases broadband price
The Guardian
Virgin Media is to up the price of its broadband packages, three months after it said it was doubling its customers' speeds for free. In early January, the cable giant announced it would double the speed of its broadband service for more than 4 million...

The Guardian

Have your say on superfast broadband improvements in Wiltshire
This Is Wiltshire
Wiltshire Council wants residents, businesses and people from the telecoms industry to take part in a consultation to help bring superfast broadband to most of the county. The public consultation will help to identify areas across Wiltshire where ...

Research and Markets: Spain - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts
Feb 03, 2012 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/adb981/spain_telecoms) has announced the addition of the "Spain - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts" report to their offering.

Wi-Fi campuses churn out smartkids
Times of India
Smart classrooms , iPods, computer game sessions, iPads and Wi-Fi enabled campuses are some recent additions in schools. They say this new generation enjoys lessons to the fullest now as chalk-and-talk has given way to smart classes.

Statement from Unique Broadband Systems' Largest Shareholder
MarketWatch (press release)
This press release does not constitute an offer to buy or an invitation to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy or invitation to sell, any of the securities of Unique Broadband Systems, Inc. Such an offer may only be made pursuant to an offer ...

Telecommunications, collections, broadband service companies top list of state ...
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
Broadband companies captures third place with 1363 complaints. The agency's Consumer Protection Division has two Regional Consumer Resource Centers, which handle about 40000 calls, greet nearly 450 walk-in consumers, and process 23000 written consumer ...

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

HTC Sensation 4G stays in the shelves of T-Mobile
Technology Bloom News
A couple of days back, we heard that T-Mobile is getting to ready to put the HTC Sensation 4G to on EOL (End of Life) status when a screenshot of the inventory screen of T-Mobile USA got leaked. Today though, another screenshot of the same inventory...

Technology Bloom News

Broadband: STC setting new standards
Arab News
This has helped STC to succeed and proceed ahead to enter the world big 10 ranked first firms, which are greatly growing in providing broadband services, said Mazyad Nasser Al-Harbi, STC vice president for home services.

Arab News

HTC fixes Wi-Fi security loophole in the EVO 3D
Technology Bloom News
After it was discovered that a Wi-Fi security loophole is present in some of its devices, HTC has rolled out an OTA update to take care of the security vulnerability that lets malicious apps steal Wi-Fi security information in the HTC EVO 3D.

Technology Bloom News

LTE: Thank You and Goodbye
Gant Daily
I, like many of my fellow citizens, was pleased to hear state Rep. Camille “Bud” George has decided to retire. But don't let Mr. George fool you, he's leaving not because he wants to, but because he has to. As a politically savvy individual, ...

4G claims seen as still 'way too early'
Phnom Penh Post
“The business case for LTE [a 4G standard] in an emerging market like Cambodia is difficult, particularly for operations like Emaxx and Alltech who will have to spend heavily to build a nationwide network,” Shiv Putcha, a Melbourne-based telecoms ...

Research and Markets: LTE Device Shipments reach 8 Million with revenues of ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/410739/lte_devices_databa) has announced the addition of the "LTE Devices Database: Vendor Device Launches, Shipments, Revenues & Subscriptions by Region and Country: 2011 - 2015" ...

FCC Promotes Broadband Lifeline
No Jitter
The FCC also perceives that a broadband adoption gap exists that needs to be reduced. The FCC wants improve the digital literacy training of all citizens at schools and libraries. Expanded Lifeline means expanded access to broadband services for low ...

MetroPCS resuscitating $40 plan for 4G LTE smartphones
MetroPCS is calling its $40 unlimited plan back into service for 4G LTE smartphones, after pulling the plan when it ceased selling its debut 4G phone, the Samsung Craft, last year. As with all of the carrier's unlimited plans, the $40 4G LTE plan ...

Alcatel-Lucent offers infrastructure for America Movil LTE/4G network
Computer Business Review
Wireless services provider America Movil has selected Alcatel-Lucent to provide infrastructure for itsLTE/4G network rollout in Latin America. The deployment will commence with America Movil's operator Claro launching high-speed mobile broadband ...

Dear Aunt TUAW: Help me find a WiFi stumbler app for Lion | TUAW ...
By Erica Sadun
Dear Aunt TUAW, I'm a Mac IT professional, and often find myself configuring, troubleshooting, and optimizing wireless networks. In the past I used AP.
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

HTC EVO Shift 4G updated | Ubergizmo
By George Wong
Good news for owners of the HTC EVO Shift 4G – a new software update for the phone has started rolling out today according to an announcement from Sprint. Unfortunately it's not Ice Cream Sandwich, but it does introduce a [...]

The new meets the old: First LTE to CDMA VoIP handover complete
By Tim Conneally
Qualcomm on Thursday finally came forward to announce an LTE milestone that took place at the end of December: the first voice call to be seamlessly handed over from an LTE mobile network to a WCDMA network using Single Radio Voice ...

Verizon deploys Samsung Galaxy Tab, 4G LTE network to aid high ...
By Kevin Krause
You don't have to look far to see that the landscape of education is changing. Schools everywhere are struggling to keep up with emerging trends in.
Android Phone Fans

Qualcomm voice over LTE test hints at a complete 4G future - Pocket ...
By Paul Lamkin
Now, stick with us, because this might sound like the most technical opening to a news story in the history of Pocket-lint but it is a pretty big deal.

UK to get 300Mbps broadband courtesy of BT – Tech Products ...
By Matthew Humphries
BT originally touted the super-fast broadband as arriving this year, but clearly that now isn't going to happen. ... BT's efforts at least show some investment is being made and the UK is slowly getting faster broadband around the country. For the ...

'Super Wi-Fi' Blankets First County in U.S. « Educational Technology
By admin
New Hanover County, North Carolina, just rolled out Super Wi-Fi, which is its actual name, not just a patronizing euphemism I'm deploying because I think you can't handle “a new Wi-Fi standard operating in the 'white spaces' between ...
Educational Technology

Qualcomm Completes First Successful LTE To 3G Voice Handover ...
By Roy Alugbue
Pretty sweet news especially for the ever-growing number of you 4G LTE users. Qualcomm is staying mum on any further information about this achievement for now, but expect the leaks to flow as we approach MWC. Hit the break for the full ...
Android News, Rumours, and Updates

Average Broadband Speeds in UK up by 22% Says Ofcom ...
Communications regulator Ofcom recently, in a report, revealed that average broadband speed in the UK has increased... ... Evidence of iPad 3 Quad-core A6 Processor and LTE Connectivity Appears. With the entire tech world placing bets on ...
ITProPortal.com: Mobile & Telco

MetroPCS makes $40 4G LTE plan available once again | PhoneDog
Earlier this week we learned that MetroPCS had quietly killed off its $40 4G LTE rate plan sometime late last year when it stopped offering the Samsung Craft, the only device that was compatible with the plan. However, the $40 offering has ...
PhoneDog.com - Latest videos,...

Is T-Mobile Samsung SGH-T769 the Galaxy S Blaze 4G? » Phone ...
By Maddy
At the end of last month, here at Phones Review we gave you news that a collection of Samsung handsets had been spotted giving various model numbers, one being that of the SGH-T999, giving multiple sources reason to believe that this ...
Phones Review

TripAdvisor survey reveals WiFi is a traveler's top amenity | Gadling ...
By McLean Robbins
TripAdvisor has released the results of its first-ever 360 degree survey, and the results are in – amenities are king, particularly when those a.

Waffle: Making Public Wifi Social, and Hopefully Easier | Tech in Asia
By Steven Millward
Public wifi is often a nightmare for individuals, made to jump through ridiculous hoops by telcos, venues, or other providers. The Korean startup Waffle wants to make the process easier and more social for users...
Tech in Asia

BT plotting 300Mbps broadband service for 2013 | Electricpig
BT has revealed plans to offer new ultra-fast “on demand” broadband to businesses and homes next year, and will also double the speed of its Infinity.
Electricpig.co.uk - The UK's...

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