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LG accelerates past 5m LTE device sales after selling 1m in July alone

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Korea is rapidly becoming one of the world’s most advanced markets for nascent 4G mobile technology LTE, and further proof of that comes via LG, after the Korean handset maker revealed that sales of its LTE devices have now passed 5 million globally. We’re seeing LTE networks and new device...
LG accelerates past 5m LTE device sales after selling 1m in July alone

LG claims 3m LTE smartphone sales, plans to double its international focus

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LG has claimed that it has sold more than 3 million LTE-compatible smartphones worldwide, and revealed plans to extend the sale of its LTE range to 10 new countries, taking the total to 20. The Korean manufacturer’s devices are currently available in 10 markets — with a particularly focus on...
LG claims 3m LTE smartphone sales, plans to double its international focus

Nokia Lumia 900: Hands-on video and early impressions

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The release of Nokia’s Lumia 900 this weekend is a critical moment for Microsoft’s Windows Phone in its attempt to come back in the mobile phone market. I’ve been trying out a device on loan from Nokia, and these are a couple of my (very) early impressions of the hardware....
Nokia Lumia 900: Hands-on video and early impressions

Namibia becomes Africa’s second country to launch a 4G LTE data service

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Namibia’s Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) has launched 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology in the country’s capital city, Windhoek. This puts Namibia among the few countries in the world to have the technology, and the second in Africa. 4G LTE is up to ten times faster than the 3G. Speaking during the...
Namibia becomes Africa’s second country to launch a 4G LTE data service

LTE Phone Shipments to Increase Tenfold in 2012, Analysts Say

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LTE phone shipments will grow tenfold to reach 67 million units in 2012, making it a breakout year for the 4G technology, Strategy Analytics said on Friday....
LTE Phone Shipments to Increase Tenfold in 2012, Analysts Say

LTE accounts for 7% of all North American mobile connections

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In just two years LTE has come a long way. At the end of the third quarter there were 21.5 million LTE connections in the U.S. and Canada, accounting for 7 percent of all North American mobile subscriptions, according to new data from Wireless Intelligence, the research arm of the...
LTE accounts for 7% of all North American mobile connections
How Verizon might kill any hope for LTE interoperability

No Matter How You Define 4G, Most U.S. Smartphones Still Aren't Running on It

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Flickr/Gawen947 There may be all kinds of new high-speed wireless networks out there, but the fact is most new phones being sold don’t support them. According to NPD, 35 percent of the smartphones sold last year run on a 4G network, even under the loosest definition of 4G. While that’s...
No Matter How You Define 4G, Most U.S. Smartphones Still Aren't Running on It

Japan's third carrier Softbank to buy smaller rival eAccess for $2.6 billion

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Japanese third largest operator Softbank has agreed a deal to buy smaller rival eAccess in a deal worth an estimated $2.6 billion (200 billion yen) which will widen its bandwidth and boost its LTE service. The Nikkei reports [translation] that the acquisition will see eAccess, which had 4.01 million customers...
Japan's third carrier Softbank to buy smaller rival eAccess for $2.6 billion

Verizon's LTE Network to Reach Two-Thirds of U.S. Population This Week

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Marking yet another milestone in its rollout of 4G LTE connectivity, Verizon today announced that with another major expansion coming later this week, the carrier's LTE network will now cover two-thirds of the United States population. This week's expansion, officially going live on Thursday, will see coverage in 27 new...
Verizon's LTE Network to Reach Two-Thirds of U.S. Population This Week

As Sprint turns to LTE, WiMAX becomes its prepaid 4G network

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Sprint doesn’t plan to dump WiMAX entirely after it takes its new LTE network live this summer. Instead, it plans to reposition the older 4G technology as the network for its prepaid customers. Sprint will begin selling WiMAX devices next quarter under the Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile brands, network...
As Sprint turns to LTE, WiMAX becomes its prepaid 4G network
LTE’s future: A scramble for spectrum, and creative data caps
NPD: One third of all smartphones sold in Q4 had 4G connectivity

Vodafone boss calls for moratorium on mobile phone regulation

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Mobile World Congress: On eve of European vote to cut cost of using phone abroad, Vittorio Colao says move would cost jobsThe chief executive of Vodafone, Vittorio Colao, has called for a "moratorium on regulation" in the telecoms industry, warning that unless Europe stops imposing price cuts, mobile companies will...
Vodafone boss calls for moratorium on mobile phone regulation

Sprint to Offer Unlimited Data Plans for Next iPhone, Even if LTE Included

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Earlier this month, Sprint revealed that it would continue to offer its unlimited data plans as it rolls out its first LTE devices. The news led to reasonable speculation that the policy would also apply to an LTE-enabled iPhone, which is expected to launch later this year. CNET now reports...
Sprint to Offer Unlimited Data Plans for Next iPhone, Even if LTE Included
Sprint 4G LTE launches in 15 new cities
Yummy Apple rumors: iPad 3 gets thicker, iPhone 5 due for fall

With Galaxy S III, startup carrier Ting goes live on Sprint's LTE network

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Mobile startup Ting, which delivers its voice, text and data offerings over Sprint Nextel's network, has become the newest LTE service provider by shipping its first device that uses the fast 4G technology....
With Galaxy S III, startup carrier Ting goes live on Sprint's LTE network

Sierra Wireless puts Verizon's LTE in cars, highlights M2M move to 4G

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Sierra Wireless' latest embedded wireless module connects cars to Verizon's LTE network, underlining growing interest in the 4G technology while also highlighting its current drawbacks....
Sierra Wireless puts Verizon's LTE in cars, highlights M2M move to 4G

Startup Giiidget Has Figured Out How Phones Can Use 30X Less Data

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Smartphones have become so popular, they are overloading carrier networks with too much data. Carriers are trying to fix it in all sorts of ways: making their networks faster, spending $53 billion on new 4G technology. buying more wireless airwaves (called spectrum) that can handle ever more smartphone traffic. They've...
Startup Giiidget Has Figured Out How Phones Can Use 30X Less Data
U.K. To Get First 4G Network On October 30; EE's LTE Will Kick Off In 10 Cities, 16 By Year's End

Cisco dumps its WiMAX base station and modem business

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Clearwire may be optimistic about the growth of WiMAX in 2010 and beyond but network hardware manufacturers are a bit more bearish on the 4G wireless technology. Last month, Alcatel Lucent announced it will be scaling back on its WiMAX equipment and focusing on LTE; while popular WiMAX chipset maker...
Cisco dumps its WiMAX base station and modem business
Almost half of U.S. consumers think 4G LTE is unnecessary

Driven by sales of the Samsung Galaxy S III, Korea's SK Telecom passes 4 million LTE subscribers

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Korea’s telecom and wireless industries are among the best in the world, as recent figures published over the weekend revealed, and further proof of the high-tech nature of the country comes via operator SK Telecom, which has just passed 4 million LTE subscribers. While figure is impressive for any operator, it’s...
Driven by sales of the Samsung Galaxy S III, Korea's SK Telecom passes 4 million LTE subscribers

Sierra Wireless puts Verizon's LTE in cars, highlights M2M move to 4G

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Sierra Wireless' latest embedded wireless module connects cars to Verizon's LTE network, underlining growing interest in the 4G technology while also highlighting its current drawbacks.There is growing demand for the integration of 4G LTE technology into vehicles, according to Sierra. LTE's higher bandwidth and lower latency helps improve the...
Sierra Wireless puts Verizon's LTE in cars, highlights M2M move to 4G

Sprint's Giant New 4G LTE Evo Comes with a Kickstand

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As expected, Sprint and HTC used a New York event to announce a new HTC phone – the new Evo 4G LTE phone, exclusively through Sprint. Sprint CEO Dan Hesse unveiled the new smartphone, calling it “the gold standard” of Sprint phones, running the latest version of Android 4.0 Ice...
Sprint's Giant New 4G LTE Evo Comes with a Kickstand

Sprint adds bite-sized 3G, 4G tablet plans with no activation fees

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Next month, Sprint (s) will begin offering data plans for tablets in lower capacities and prices, hoping to attract tablet owners who don’t need much data in a given month. On Nov. 11, the carrier will add both a 100 MB and 1 GB data plan as a special contract offer and...
Sprint adds bite-sized 3G, 4G tablet plans with no activation fees
More iPad 3 rumor goodness: 16GB & 32GB models coming, 8GB iPad 2 ready as well
iPad 3 event officially taking place March 7th in San Francisco

EE announces UK's first 4G network will offiically launch on October 30

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Following the unveiling of its 4G network and corporate rebranding, EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) has announced that it will launch its superfast 4G and fibre broadband service on October  30 In an emailed statement, Olaf Swantee, CEO of EE confirmed the launch: “We are delighted to announce that the official launch...
EE announces UK's first 4G network will offiically launch on October 30
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