Prepaid operator MetroPCS Communications turned on LTE services in Boston, New York City and Sacramento today.
As 4G networks rise from infancy and become the cool kids of the wireless playground, network operators and device manufacturers make big promises about blazing multimedia performance, zero-lag voice communications and enough apps to guarantee a varsity-caliber revenue boost.
Verizon Wireless says it is working to fix the handoff from its 3G network to LTE on its LG modem, which can take up to two minutes.
Verizon Communications CEO Ivan Seidenberg told an investment conference today that the company's LTE services could be a "modest substitute"...
Verizon Wireless says its LTE network will go live in 38 markets on Sunday, Dec. 5.
New television advertising spots from Verizon Wireless suggest the operator will turn on its LTE network in December...
It's been nearly a year since Cox Communications began trials of 3G services with the promise that it would offer "unbelievably fair" wireless plans to its cable customers.
Cellular South has hired Samsung to build an LTE network and two LTE-capable smartphones across the regional carrier's 700 MHz footprint.
MetroPCS CFO J. Braxton Carter hinted the prepaid carrier may launch an LTE-based Samsung Galaxy S device in 2011.
LTE is set to start generating a lot of revenue, according to a new report from Juniper Research. Juniper expects worldwide service revenues generated by LTE mobile networks to reach $100 billion by 2014.
Clearwire and its majority shareholder, Sprint, have operated in a vacuum, turning on their mobile broadband network on in more than 60 markets...
MetroPCS built on its LTE launches with two new markets and expanded its wireless service to cover most of the country.
After months of flirting with the marketing around its HSPA+ network, T-Mobile USA dropped all pretenses as it turned on the service in six new markets, billing the service as 4G.
The proliferation of data usage has led to significant problems with call completion and Internet access in urban areas like San Francisco and New York. One New Yorker was told that up to 30 percent of iPhone calls are dropped on average.
Deep packet inspection and other network management tools will become commonplace as WiMAX and LTE networks scale across the globe.
When Sony launched Aibo in 1999, the product received much acclaim. It was soon-after named one of “The Best of What’s New” products by Popular Science magazine, and held the promise of someday being “genuinely useful,” according to the magazine’s write-up.
Is the U.S. on the cusp of becoming one of the world's most advanced exponents of mobile technology? After spending two decades largely out-of-step with the global mobile market, U.S. mobile operators are now right in the vanguard of the global move towards a single technology standard for high-speed mobile networks.
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) brought LTE and WiMAX one step closer to official 4G status at the close of a week-long meeting in Chongqing, China.
MetroPCS Communications today added Detroit to its list of commercial LTE deployments, joining Las Vegas and Dallas with monthly plans starting at $55...
While the media may have created the perception that HSPA+ is in competition with LTE, a panel put on by 4G Americas arrived at a more amicable conclusion...
Broadcom will buy its way into the 4G chip market with its acquisition of Beceem, which it announced yesterday.
As LTE technology becomes more widespread, concerns for the technology's interoperability and quality of service (QoS) is at the forefront. As already evidenced, early phases of LTE network deployments will coexist with legacy technologies, which implies frequent inter-technology handovers between 3G systems such as UMTS.
Fourth Generation (4G) cellular, including LTE, is the latest in an ongoing series of innovations that respond to ever-changing wireless market demands, which began with analog cellular almost 30 years ago.
According to the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA), as of August 2010 there are 101 firm LTE network deployments planned or in progress in 41 countries around the world. By the end of 2010, GSA anticipates around 22 LTE networks in commercial service.