Tag: LTE

Networking, Tech

Report: How 5G speeds compare at the 25 busiest US airports and against the national average

June 23, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

A new study from Opensignal looks at how 5G performance compares at the 25 busiest airports vs 5G/LTE overall speeds as well as putting the numbers up against the national average in the US. Despite Verizon and AT&T pushin5G g back […]

Products, Tablets

Microsoft’s LTE-enabled ‘Surface Pro 8 for Business’ is not coming until 2022

September 28, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

The Surface Pro 8 stole the limelight last week with its “virtually edge to edge” 13-inch display supporting state-of-the-art 120Hz refresh rate technology, as well as a huge processing speed upgrade over its 2019 predecessor, but if you paid close […]

Networking, Tech

T-Mobile to retire Sprint’s 3G CDMA network in early 2022 – report

May 24, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

T-Mobile plans to discontinue older technologies like Sprint’s 3G CDMA network and reroute the resources to other projects like its LTE and 5G networks. According to an internal memo obtained by T-MO Report, that won’t happen until after January 1st, […]

Android Phone, Gadgets, Products

Why Can’t You Use Apple Watch With Android Phones?

February 9, 2021

Via: CellularNews

Most people will agree that Apple Watches, regardless of the generation, are the best smartwatches there is. With impeccable functionalities and a premium feel, it’s hard to find a smartwatch that comes close to it. Let’s just say that you […]

Networking, Tech

Qualcomm’s 10-Gigabit 5G Modem Is Here, but You’ll Have to Hang Tight for Those Speeds

February 9, 2021

Via: Gizmodo

As we continue to transition from LTE to 5G, Qualcomm just announced the world’s first 5G modem capable of reaching data speeds of up to 10 gigabits per second. Devices featuring Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chips, which use a Qualcomm X60 […]

Gadgets, Products

The most in-demand Apple Watch Series 4 features are LTE speeds and the S4 chipset

November 1, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

While it was definitely time for the 2016-released Apple Watch Series 1 to bite the dust on the heels of the Series 4 announcement, the Cupertino-based tech giant nonetheless took a gamble by killing off the world’s best-selling smartwatch model. […]

News and Press, Wireless

T-Mobile achieves 1Gbps speed on its LTE network and teases 5G for 2020

December 30, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

T-Mobile released a video today showing an unreleased and unknown phone running over the carrier’s LTE network at a speed of nearly 1Gbps. According to the carrier’s CTO Neville Ray, T-Mobile was able to achieve this speed using three carrier […]


What pluses does HSPA bring to mobile telecommunications?

December 15, 2016

Via: James Hughes

For those who are not telecommunications professionals, HSPA is responsible for the “H” on top of your smartphone screen. It shows that mobile data traffic is available. The abbreviation stands for High Speed Packet Access. HSPA employs WCDMA (Wideband Code […]


Don’t worry, Nexus 6 and 9 LTE owners, your Nougat updates are coming… in a few weeks

September 15, 2016

Via: Pocket Now

While we’re probably mere days away from Apple flaunting new record numbers for early adoption of a major iOS makeover, 7.0 Nougat is yet to break the 0.1 percent barrier in worldwide Android distribution. That’s because Google hasn’t done a […]

Android Phone

Always-On Data now available on Verizon prepaid plans

July 19, 2016

Via: Pocket Now

From a new phone for MetroPCS to a BOGO deal at AT&T, there have been plenty of developments in the prepaid world today. They continue with an announcement from Verizon that it has extended a feature newly available to some of […]

Gadgets, News and Press

The Samsung Connect Auto smartens a dumb car with LTE

February 22, 2016

Via: Pocket Now

Forget self-driving cars. If you own a car within the last two decades, you’ve probably been wondering about how you might better check up on your car. Automatic has a dongle that divulges troves of information about how you can treat your car […]


LTE shows it can slim down like the cool kids for IoT

February 17, 2016

Via: TechHive

LTE is the champion for smartphone service, but in the Internet of Things, it’s just starting to become a challenger. On Tuesday, Sequans Communications announced what it called the first chip for LTE Category M, a variant of the global […]


FCC to allow Qualcomm and Verizon to test unlicensed LTE-U in the 5GHz part of the Wi-Fi band

February 1, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

On Friday, the FCC gave its approval for further testing of LTE-U, or LTE-Unlicensed. Verizon and Qualcomm are among the big companies interested in testing LTE-U to see if it is something that can be commercialized in the future. Meanwhile, […]

iOS, Tablets

Yes, I’m getting an iPad Pro with LTE

November 11, 2015

Via: ZDNet

When I first saw the iPad Pro demonstrated at the launch event, I wasn’t sure it was a good solution for me. I’m mobile and like my work systems to be as small and portable as possible. The big 12.9-inch […]


Wi-Fi on Wheels

September 30, 2015

Via: Scott Cooper

GM were the first to offer commercially available connected cars with the introduction of OnStar in 1996 – presenting it as a major advance in safety. This service tied together voice and data communication over the analog cellular network with […]


Underappreciated and underrated, voice over LTE is here

September 9, 2015

Via: itCurated

Apple is not known for its adoption of cutting-edge, unproven technology. So its support of voice over LTE is ironic. Ironic, because VoLTE, as it is also called, is something of a sleeper connectivity standard for consumers, and even for […]