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Sprint replacing Nextel network relic with LTE in 2014

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For the last year Sprint has been talking up how it would replace its old Nextel iDEN systems with a shiny new LTE network, but until today it hadn’t revealed when. On Thursday, Sprint network operations president Steve Elfman provided that critical detail– 2014 — FierceWireless reported. Speaking at an event...
Sprint replacing Nextel network relic with LTE in 2014

Verizon Leaving iPhone 5 SIM Slots Unlocked as Required by FCC Network Access Regulations

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Last week it was reported that the Verizon iPhone 5 is being sold with an unlocked SIM slot, allowing users with a nano-SIM or a trimmed micro-SIM from a GSM carrier such as AT&T to use the device on their networks. The Associated Press confirmed with Verizon that it will...
Verizon Leaving iPhone 5 SIM Slots Unlocked as Required by FCC Network Access Regulations

T-Mobile details progress of 4G network rollout, continues testing iPhone compatible 1900MHz HSPA+

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Following a keynote from T-Mobile’s Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray at the NGMN conference this morning, U.S. senior vice president of technology Dave Mayo today provided an update regarding the company’s $4 billion 4G network plan. We already knew T-Mobile would be making its 4G HSPA+ in the 1900 MHz...
T-Mobile details progress of 4G network rollout, continues testing iPhone compatible 1900MHz HSPA+

AT&T To Acquire 700 MHz Spectrum From Verizon For $1.9B In Cash And AWS Spectrum Licenses

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AT&T has announced a deal with Verizon Wireless that will allow the company to continue to build out its 4G LTE network in the U.S., through the acquisition of 700 MHz spectrum from Verizon Wireless. The 700 MHz band was originally used to broadcast analog TV channels, but the transition...
AT&T To Acquire 700 MHz Spectrum From Verizon For $1.9B In Cash And AWS Spectrum Licenses

T-Mobile USA Launches Effort to Attract 'Bring Your Own iPhone' Customers

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While T-Mobile USA is preparing to refresh its employee training on "selling against the iPhone" later this month as Apple rolls out the iPhone 5, the carrier is also seeking to embrace those who already own an unlocked iPhone. T-Mobile today announced a new "Bring Your Own iPhone" initiative including...
T-Mobile USA Launches Effort to Attract 'Bring Your Own iPhone' Customers

T-Mobile confirms iPhone users on next-gen network will keep legacy data plans

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@unimp0rtanttech Whether you are on 2G or 3G we charge the same for data, your account wont change due to the 1900 refarm :) ^KM— T-Mobile USA (@TMobileHelp) June 27, 2012 T-Mobile confirmed today on Twitter that subscribers currently running on legacy data plans will be allowed to keep their existing...
T-Mobile confirms iPhone users on next-gen network will keep legacy data plans
Verizon's 4G network is about to get a lot more rural

T-Mobile USA adds HD Voice and more iPhone-friendly 1900MHz 4G to its network

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T-Mobile on Tuesday became the first wireless operator in the US to add nationwide HD Voice to its network, and it has also turned on iPhone-compatible 4G service in the 1900 MHz spectrum in new areas, including Denver, Los Angeles, San Diego and Virginia Beach. The carrier’s announcements were synced...
T-Mobile USA adds HD Voice and more iPhone-friendly 1900MHz 4G to its network

Everything Everywhere announce the UK's first major 4G service, EE: combines Orange and T-Mobile networks

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Finally, after gaining approval from UK regulator Ofcom, Everything Everywhere announced today that its calling its incoming 4g service EE. It's a new company, new network and a new brand. Officially formed of the combined network might of Orange and T-Mobile has been allowed to use 4G services on...
Everything Everywhere announce the UK's first major 4G service, EE: combines Orange and T-Mobile networks

Software Beats Network In My Book

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Remember rock / paper / scissors?  It’s a beautiful kids game that unlike tic-tac-toe regularly results in a winner.  Paper always beats rock.  Rock always beats scissors.  Scissors always beats paper.  But what happens when you only have two – say “software” and “network”. Whenever I’m at a Silicon...
Software Beats Network In My Book

Verizon trading beachfront spectrum for penthouse airwaves

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Verizon Wireless has long talked up its extensive 700 MHz holdings as the crème-de-la-crème of 4G spectrum, referring to them on numerous occasions as “beachfront property,” compared to the more modest spectral real-estate many of its competitors own. But on Wednesday Verizon revealed it planned to sell off many of...
Verizon trading beachfront spectrum for penthouse airwaves

Let there be 4G: Ofcom starts accepting applications from operators ahead of January 2013 bidding

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Successfully navigating a number of hurdles over the past year, the UK’s communications regulator Ofcom has finally opened applications for the 4G spectrum auction today, giving operators (or bidders) until 4pm UK time to submit their proposal with a down-payment of £100,000. Today marks the first part of the auction...
Let there be 4G: Ofcom starts accepting applications from operators ahead of January 2013 bidding

Gogo to Acquire Airfone For In-Flight Spectrum Boost

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In-flight Wi-Fi company Gogo announced Monday it will purchase the Airfone radiotelephone service unit from Jet Blue LiveTV LLC, bagging Gogo a 1 MHz spectrum license. The acquisition adds to its existing 3 MHz license, for which Gogo beat out JetBlue in an auction in 2006. Gogo filed its S-1...
Gogo to Acquire Airfone For In-Flight Spectrum Boost

Verizon: In the game of capacity, spectrum trumps technology

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Verizon Wireless has seen the future of cellular networking — and it doesn’t look much different than today. In a highly detailed, yet heavily redacted, filing with the Federal Communications Commission, Verizon claimed that the only possible way to create bandwidth-and capacity-intensive mobile broadband is to keep building big-tower macro-cellular...
Verizon: In the game of capacity, spectrum trumps technology

T-Mobile CTO: Network Should be Ready for iPhone Users by Q4

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While much of the attention on T-Mobile’s planned $4 billion network upgrade has centered around its plans to launch LTE next year, there is another key component to the strategy. The company is also looking to free up space in another part of its spectrum that should finally allow iPhone...
T-Mobile CTO: Network Should be Ready for iPhone Users by Q4

Ofcom confirms seven bidders approved for UK 4G spectrum auction in January 2013

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Just over a week after the regulator announced that it was accepting applications for the UK’s upcoming 4G spectrum auction, Ofcom has announced the seven companies that will vie for key parts of the 800 MHz and 2.7 GHz bands beginning January 2013. Ofcom says that EE, HKT-PCCW, Hutchinson (Three),...
Ofcom confirms seven bidders approved for UK 4G spectrum auction in January 2013
Sprint Galaxy Nexus LTE tipped to launch April 15
Mobile hotspots for all: Verizon settles with FCC for $1.25M, must allow tethering apps
T-Mobile to rollout iPhone-compatible 4G HSPA+ 1900 MHz network in ‘large number of markets’ by end of 2012

AT&T to buy $1.9 billion worth of 700MHz spectrum from Verizon

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Verizon has made a number of deals with smaller carriers lately to unload its 700MHz spectrum, and it's now struck a deal with a big one. AT&T announced today that it's buying a large swath of spectrum in the 700 MHz B band from Verizon for $1.9 billion in...
AT&T to buy $1.9 billion worth of 700MHz spectrum from Verizon

Rogers announces two new LTE devices with 4G speeds up to 40Mbps

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Rogers on Monday announced two new LTE devices that will offer even faster speeds than earlier 4G modems on its network. The company will soon launch the Sierra Wireless AirCard 330U LTE Rocket stick as well as the Sierra Wireless AirCard 763S LTE Rocket mobile hotspot. Both devices utilize the...
Rogers announces two new LTE devices with 4G speeds up to 40Mbps
iPhone 5 Unlocked U.S. Pricing: $649 (16GB), $749 (32GB) And $849 (64GB)

T-Mobile makes three more cities iPhone-friendly with 4G

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Apple iPhone owners wanting to use their device on T-Mobile’s 4G network can now do so in three additional metropolitan areas. The operator announced Wednesday that the Washington, DC, Baltimore and Houston markets now support HSPA+ service on the 1900 MHz band. That’s good news for people in those areas...
T-Mobile makes three more cities iPhone-friendly with 4G

Verizon to pay $1.25 FCC fine; forced to allow tethering apps

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Verizon Wireless has settled an investigation with the FCC over compliance with Net Neutrality rules on its 700 MHz spectrum. [Read more]...
Verizon to pay $1.25 FCC fine; forced to allow tethering apps

AT&T announces that it will commence supporting HD Voice later this year

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Good news, AT&T customers: The carrier will commence supporting HD Voice later this year. The company announced the news at the VentureBeat Mobile Summit that kicked off today. According to AllThingsD, who broke the news, the release of HD Voice is a component of its larger LTE plans; as it moves...
AT&T announces that it will commence supporting HD Voice later this year

Qualcomm breaks records with Q2 2012 earnings, thanks 'strong demand' for 3G- and 4G-enabled devices

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It's a good time to be in business. And by "business," we mean, "in the wireless business." Apple and Samsung seem to be selling every smartphone they make, and Qualcomm seems to be outfitting those very devices with quite a few components. After a record-setting Q1, Qually has just...
Qualcomm breaks records with Q2 2012 earnings, thanks 'strong demand' for 3G- and 4G-enabled devices
Verizon's iPhone 5 will remain factory unlocked forever
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