Dear T-Mobile, I Want to Switch but Your Coverage Sucks

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T-Mobile has been attempting to shake things up in the mobile market in the last year or so, introducing no-frills service plans and enticing deals to get people to switch from a competing carrier. Its biggest thing is offering no contracts on any of its plans, meaning that customers will have to pony up the […]

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 May Find Home on Verizon’s LTE Network

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The large-screened Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 that Samsung debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month may find a home on Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE mobile broadband network in the near future. At least that’s the hope that we’ve been given as the device was recently spotted over at the FCC for regulatory approval […]

Audi A3 Speeds Through Wireless Autobahn With AT&T 4G LTE Connectivity

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After General Motors announced a partnership that brought AT&T’s fast mobile broadband to the car last CES, this year Audi is following the lead of its American rival in partnering with the Rethink Possible carrier in bringing 4G LTE to the car. Audi is bringing 4G LTE connectivity to the new A3 sedan. “With the […]

AT&T Sponsored Data Plans Bring Toll-Free Mobile Broadband

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AT&T is making data plans a little bit easier to swallow. With a new sponsored data feature, the carrier says it’s like an 800 number for data plans where companies can sponsor data traffic from specific apps or services. This would allow companies like Facebook or e-commerce sites like Amazon, for example, to sponsor any […]

Verizon Blames Video Consumption for Slow 4G LTE Speeds

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Verizon says that the boom in video streaming services is the reason why its network has slowed down recently. In a rare move, Verizon admitted that data speeds on its 4G LTE mobile broadband network has slowed down by as much as 20 percent in densely populated urban areas, like those in Chicago, New York, […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Gets Release Date on AT&T

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After having been announced late last month at Nokia World, the Windows Phone 8-powered Lumia 1520 flagship phablet is finally getting a launch date in the U.S. with exclusive carrier AT&T. The device will become available to buy, as revealed by the Microsoft Store preorder page, starting on November 15th for $199 on contract or […]

Sprint Spark Brings Gigabit Mobile Internet Closer to Reality

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Sprint has introduced the next phase of its Sprint Vision network improvement plan that would soon make gigabit Internet access over mobile 4G LTE networks a reality. Thanks to the use of its tri-band technology and carrier aggregation, Sprint is able to deliver a theoretical 2 Gbps download speed over its mobile network, with testing […]

Verizon 4G LTE Broadband Router With Voice (MiFi Home) Review

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Unlike Verizon’s other MiFi products made by Novatel Wireless, the new 4G LTE Broadband Router with Voice, also branded as the MiFi Home, is not designed to be used as a truly mobile product. Instead, Verizon is showcasing its latest MiFi Home as an affordable, convenient way to either allow users to cut the cord […]

$5 a Day Offers AT&T Tablet Owners Instant 4G Gratification

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For those users who find themselves infrequently needing cellular mobile broadband data, wireless carrier AT&T is offering a new plan that allows customers to purchase a day pass for just $5 for 4G LTE connectivity. The rate will give you just 256 MB of mobile data, but offers convenience and flexibility for those who find […]

Verizon 4G LTE Now Covers More Than 99% of Its 3G Footprint

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Verizon announced its third quarter earnings for this year, as well as providing an update on where the company is at as far as its 4G LTE rollout. While we knew the carrier was adamant about completely covering its 3G footprint with 4G LTE service, we’re surprised to see how much they’ve gotten done at […]

Verizon’s New LTE Network Hitting Speeds of 80 Mbps

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While Verizon is almost done rolling out its 4G LTE service across the US, it’s not done making it better and faster. The carrier is currently testing a 2nd-generation LTE network, if you will, in New York City, and while it hasn’t officially launched yet, some users are able to hop on and test out […]

Sprint Novatel MiFi 500 LTE Mobile Hotspot Review

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Novatel Wireless’ MiFi 500 LTE for Sprint Corp.’s 4G LTE and 3G CDMA/EV-DO networks is a powerful device with a lot of flexibility, but one whose full potential is not quite realized yet given Sprint’s more limited 4G LTE footprint. At its heart, the MiFi 500 LTE doesn’t deviate from Novatel’s successful strategy with its […]

Virgin Mobile Now Offers the Cheapest Deals for iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c

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Prepaid customers on Virgin Mobile can finally order the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c online and in stores and use their devices on Sprint’s 3G and 4G LTE nationwide network. The Sprint-owned prepaid carrier surprised everyone with its pricing of the devices. Pricing for both handsets come in at $100 less than what Apple is […]

Verizon to Unlimited Data Plans: We Are Never Ever, Ever Getting Back Together

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Like scorned lovers out of a Taylor Swift heartbreak sonata, Verizon head Lowell McAdam said in an interview that it will never again offer unlimited data plans. The nation’s largest carrier says that unlimited data is just not sustainable, especially in an age where consumers are consuming more videos on mobile broadband pipes, like those […]

Microsoft Bets on 4G LTE as Surface 2′s Savior for 2014

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Can 4G LTE save the Surface 2? In addition to having announced the Surface 2, Surface Pro 2, and a slew of new Surface accessories, Microsoft will also be introducing a Surface 2 with 4G LTE connectivity, a first for the Microsoft-branded tablets. The 4G LTE-enabled Surface 2 would be launching in early 2014 according […]

AT&T Makes Big Prepaid Push With Nationwide Deployment of Aio Wireless

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AT&T-owned Aio Wireless will soon be rolling out to nationwide customers offering affordable, contract-free prepaid plans this fall. This will mark AT&T’s big prepaid push beyond its GoPhone prepaid plans marketed under its own AT&T Mobility branding as the Rethink Possible network tries to take on affordable plans from rival Sprint-owned Boost Mobile and Virgin […]