T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42 Network Continues to Expand

T-Mobile has announced that it has brought its high-speed HSPA+ 42 network to eight new markets today which brings the total amount of markets where it’s available in the United States to 183. HSPA+ 42 is going to be T-Mobile’s weapon against its competitors 4G LTE networks until it too is able to roll out […]

New iPad Supports 4G LTE for AT&T and Verizon

Apple's New iPad Supports 4G LTE for AT&T and Verizon

Apple has announced its brand new iPad at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco and as was rumored prior to launch, the tablet will be coming with 4G LTE support for a number of carriers including AT&T and Verizon in the United States and Rogers, Telus and Bell in Canada. In […]

Will the iPad 3 Continue Grandfathered Unlimited Data With 4G?

AT&T Finally Comes Clean on Data Throttling Limits

Last year, when the iPad 2 came out, AT&T allowed customers with the unlimited data plan offered for the iPad 1 (but discontinued before the iPad 2 launch) to keep using that plan with the new tablet, much as they’ve done with iPhone and other smartphone customers. Though recently those same customers are feeling salty […]

AT&T Finally Comes Clean on Data Throttling Limits

AT&T Finally Comes Clean on Data Throttling Limits

In a statement today, AT&T confirmed that it has amended its data throttling policy, increasing the data threshold to 3GB for those using a device on its HSPA+ or 3G network and 5GB on its 4G LTE network. The decision comes just a few weeks after the carrier starting throttling the top 5% data users […]

AT&T Continues to Spin Tiered Data Plans; Offers Developers a Way to Pay for Consumer Data Charges


After having created an uproar by eliminating the unlimited data plans just days before launching the iPhone 4, AT&T is seemingly continuing its vendetta against unlimited iPhone data plan subscribers who had been grandfathered in before the carrier switched over to tiered data plans. Most recently, the ‘rethink possible’ carrier had created an outraged community […]

iPhone Owner Gets $850 from AT&T Over Data Throttling

iPhone Owner Takes AT&T to Court Over Data Throttling and Wins

AT&T’s data throttling policy, aimed at curbing consumption of those grandfathered into unlimited data plans, has drawn the ire of smartphone owners on one of the nation’s largest cellular providers. However, one man decided to take his frustrations a step beyond customer service and beyond the forums where most complaints take  place. Matt Spaccarelli has […]

Verizon Bringing 4G LTE to New Markets on March 15th

Verizon Bringing 4G LTE to New Markets on March 15th

We had been waiting for Verizon to perk up with another 4G LTE roll out announcement and today, the carrier has done just that. Today, Verizon announced that two new markets will be getting the carrier’s next-generation high-speed network and while two isn’t a lot, Verizon has a tendency to add more markets between the […]

Verizon: 4G LTE Service Has Been Restored

Verizon: 4G LTE Service Has Been Restored

Earlier today, Verizon’s next-generation 4G LTE network suffered its fourth outage in three months with customers around the country experiencing loss of data on their LTE devices. However, it appears that the carrier has gotten the outage under control as company spokesman Tom Pica has confirmed that LTE service has been restored to the carrier’s […]

Verizon 4G LTE Down Across the Nation (February 2012)

Verizon 4G LTE Outage February 2012

After December of 4G LTE outages, Verizon’s 4G LTE network was looking pretty good through the start of 2012, but as we close out February the 4G LTE network has gone down for users across the U.S. The main complaint we are hearing is that 4G LTE is down, but users with 4G LTE phones […]

Sell Your iPad 2 on eBay Like a Pro to Buy the iPad 3

iPad 3

With the iPad 3 release date pegged for the middle of March, you might already be thinking about selling your iPad 2 to upgrade to the new iPad 3. If you are even considering selling your iPad or iPad 2, now’s the time to get started because prices will soon be dropping faster than a […]

U.S. Cellular Announces Slew of Upcoming 4G LTE Markets

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In an announcement today, U.S. Cellular has revealed that it will providing 4G LTE coverage to 3,600 cities and towns in urban and rural areas  across the United States. That massive expansion will be taking place sometime during the middle of 2012 and figures into the carrier’s plans to have over half of its customer […]

AT&T Brings Its 4G LTE Network to Three New Markets

AT&T Brings 4G LTE Speeds to Three New Markets

Not to be outdone by Verizon, AT&T has also announced an expansion of its 4G LTE network to three new markets bringing the carrier’s total up to 28 markets since it launched its next-generation network in 2011. The new markets will have 4G LTE service available starting today. Today’s expansion covers a wide swath of […]

Verizon Expanding Its 4G LTE Network on February 16th

Verizon Expanding Its 4G LTE Network on February 16th

Verizon has been rather quiet on the 4G LTE front lately but that has all changed today as the carrier has announced that it will be rolling out its fourth-generation service to new markets on February 16th. And, as is typically custom with a Verizon 4G LTE roll out, the carrier also confirmed that it […]

AT&T’s Upgrade Fee Doubles This Sunday


While many of you may have been on board with the changes that AT&T recently made to its tiered data plans, we still wish there were more options, you’re probably not going to like the change that the carrier will be bringing about this Sunday. The company has confirmed to Android Central its plans to […]

Sprint Adds Two More 4G LTE Launch Cities


Earlier this year, Sprint announced that it would be rolling out its 4G LTE network by the middle part of this year. In doing so, it also announced four launch cities including Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. Not satisfied with a mere four launch markets, the carrier today added two more markets to the […]

Ting Brings No-Contract Mobile, Shared Data to Sprint’s Network


Tucows has launched a new carrier in the United States today, called Ting, which will bring cheap, no-contract data mobile data plans to Sprint’s network.  What this means is that should you not want to sign a contract with another service provider here in the U.S., and you think your areas is covered by Sprint’s […]

MetroPCS Offering $40 Unlimited Plan for 4G LTE Devices


If you think that AT&T and Verizon are the only carriers in the United States with 4G LTE networks in place, you’re sorely mistaken. MetroPCS currently has a 4G LTE network in place and those not looking to shell out the big bucks to the big carriers might want to give it a look. That’s […]

Verizon Quietly Brings Its 4G LTE Network to Several New Markets


This wouldn’t be the first time that Verizon quietly expanded its 4G LTE network into new markets but it’s always nice when it happens. Apparently, the carrier’s next-generation network has cruised into a couple of new places over the past couple of days. So, who hit the jackpot? Well, one of the markets is apparently […]

T-Mobile Offering New Beefed Up Data Plans on January 25th


T-Mobile appears poised to launch two new promotional data plans on January 25th, thing is, don’t expect T-Mobile employees to tell you about them. According to a document procured by TMoNews, the data plans, which are called Unlimited-Premium 5GB and 10GB data plans, will go into effect next week but employees are instructed not to mention […]

Virgin Mobile to Start Throttling Data in March

Virgin Mobile

Back in September, Virgin Mobile USA announced that it had delayed a policy in which it would start throttling its heaviest data users until next year. Well, the mobile carrier has now taken the unfortunate step of confirming that it still plans to start throttling users and that it will start doing so once March […]