Does Sprint Need a Shared Data Plan?


While attention has been shining on U.S. carrier Sprint as it is the lone carrier to offer truly unlimited data, does the carrier need to do more to deliver value to its customers?  While unlimited data is a neat thing to have, most customers do not use that much data and recent surveys position data usage by the […]

AT&T Shows Off the Technology Used to Connect Sports Fans


Earlier this week, I was invited by the AT&T San Francisco team headed by John Britton and Dan Newman to explore the technologies used to connect sports fans in the Bay Area. The venue? None other than AT&T’s aptly named AT&T Park that hosts the San Francisco Giants. Prior to the start of the Giants […]

Galaxy Blaze Q 4G Rebranded as Relay 4G for T-Mobile


It looks like the rumored August 15 launch date for the Samsung Galaxy Blaze Q 4G was missed and now the latest leaked training documents for the carrier suggests that the 4G HSPA+ keyboarded smartphone will get a new name upon launch. The device may debut now as the Galaxy Relay 4G for T-Mobile USA’s […]

Sprint Samsung Galaxy S III Review


Samsung’s third generation flagship is arguably one of the best and most powerful smartphones available today on Sprint’s network. The 4G LTE-equipped Galaxy S III is not only a device that looks good on paper with sheer specs, but one that is able to deliver a great user experience to consumers thanks to added software […]

T-Mobile Springboard 4G Tablet Getting Ice Cream Sandwich Update 8/15


According to U.S. carrier T-Mobile USA, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the T-Mobile Springboard 4G tablet will be rolling out as an over-the-air software update starting on August 15th. The Springboard 4G is made by Huawei and is a re-branded version of the Huawei MediaPad 7-inch. The update will not only bring […]

Sprint’s LG Eclipse Seen at FCC


While LG’s first 4G LTE smartphone on Sprint’s network is a mid-range device, the company is working on a high-end Android smartphone for Sprint’s LTE portfolio. The device, called the LG Eclipse, has been seen at the FCC gaining regulatory approval. The device has yet to be announced by either LG or Sprint. The FCC […]

Motorola Droid RAZR HD Coming October Along With Droid RAZR Maxx HD?


The latest speculations reported by Hot Hardware suggest that Motorola and Verizon Wireless will be launching the much rumored Motorola Droid RAZR HD, which is also known by its code name of Droid Fighter, this Fall in October. The launch date would trail Apple’s speculated launch date for the company’s next-generation iPhone 5. Those same rumors […]

Transformer Pad 4G LTE Launching This Month


It looks like Asus will be making available a version o the company’s Transormer Pad with 4G LTE modems built in starting this month in the countries of Germany and Austria. The Transformer Pad TF300 will be coming mid-August either with or without the optional keyboard dock. The price for the version without the keyboard […]

Clearwire Essential to Sprint’s 4G LTE Growth


With Sprint and Clearwire both switching to 4G LTE mobile broadband technologies from 4G WiMax, the Now Network has confirmed that partner Clearwire is instrumental to its network growth. According to Sprint, if Clearwire doesn’t have an adequate LTE network running, the carrier will have to look to acquisitions to get more spectrum. Speaking to […]

MetroPCS First U.S. Carrier Out of the Gate With Voice Over LTE


It looks like regional carrier MetroPCS, known for its budget cellular plans, is the first carrier in the U.S. to debut voice over LTE, or VoLTE service. VoLTE, as its name implies, delivers crisp, clear voice feeds over 4G LTE networks and is seen as a service similar to VoIP, except that its done through […]

Samsung Trials Mobile TV Service Over 4G LTE Networks


In the U.S., mobile TV on smartphones and phones with larger displays have not taken off in the past. We’ve seen various services ranging from Sprint TV, which delivers the picture over the carrier’s mobile broadband service, and Qualcomm’s FLO TV service, which uses a separate radio spectrum to deliver the resulting video feed as […]

AT&T Will Shut Down 2G Network By 2017

AT&T Logo

Over the next few years AT&T will move its customers away from its 2G network as it starts to shut it down. According to Engadget, AT&T will shut down its 2G network by 2017, giving the company just under four and a half years to convert everyone to a 3G or 4G LTE phone. The […]

Telus to Debut BlackBerry PlayBook 4G LTE in Canada


Canadian carrier Telus will be the first carrier to debut RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook tablet with integrated 4G LTE. The PlayBook had launched last year, but was only available in a WiFi-only configuration and now RIM is updating the slate with 4G LTE and a speedier processor, giving users of its tablets near ubiquitous access to […]

NVIDIA’s Quad-Core Tegra 3 CPU Will Work With 4G LTE Modems


NVIDIA has confirmed that its quad-core Tegra 3 CPU is compatible with separate 4G LTE modems. At this time, the current implementation of the Tegra 3 applications processor combines a quad-core CPU along with a GeForce graphics engine, but does not have an integrated modem within the same chip. According to NVIDIA, partner Fujitsu will […]

ZTE Flash Hopes to Challenge Galaxy S III on Sprint’s 4G LTE Network


It looks like Sprint is getting aggressive with its 4G LTE smartphone portfolio. After having launched the Galaxy Nexus, LG Viper, HTC EVO 4G LTE, and the Samsung Galaxy S III, the Now Network is looking to add yet another rumored device to its network. This time, however, said device will compete in the high-end […]

AT&T Continues to Expand 4G LTE Network


AT&T is expanding its 4G LTE coverage and footprint. The Rethink Possible carrier is now expanding and lighting up 4G LTE in four additional markets, which include Miami, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and the Worcester, MA. This is great news for AT&T subscribers in those market as they’ll be able to enjoy LTE speeds that are […]

Sprint 4G LTE Headed to Four New Cities

Sprint 3G will be replaced by 4G LTE In four new markets.

Sprint has announced that it will be expanding its 4G LTE network to four new cities by Labor Day 2012 which falls on September 3rd of this year. The four upcoming markets will join the 15 cities that Sprint has already lit up with 4G LTE speeds. We imagine that Sprint will likely add a […]

Prepaid Boost Mobile to Get Samsung Galaxy S II?


While the four large national carriers are struggling to meet consumer demand with Samsung’s latest flagship in the form of the Galaxy S III, it looks like Sprint-owned prepaid carrier Boost Mobile in the U.S. will be getting last year’s Galaxy S II. As Sprint’s been giving its prepaid Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA […]

Motorola Droid RAZR HD Stops By FCC Before Launching on Verizon


It looks like the Motorola Droid RAZR HD, which was previously known by its codename as the Droid Fighter, is almost ready to launch. The updated member of the Droid RAZR family on Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network has stopped by the FCC complete with Verizon’s 4G LTE and 3G CDMA/EVDO radios along with NFC […]