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Is 4G Technology Really Worth The Hype?

All the American mobile operators have campaigned excessively for the 4G technology this summer. Though the companies are marketing the 4G technology as the best thing possible, it is questionable whe…


New Facebook Phone For Android Market

We have seen the world of mobile technology become increasingly broad in the range of services and products it provides, which has allowed it to become greatly relevant to a technologically driven cul…


AT&T Protests Sprint/Clearwire Merger

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AT&T this week filed a petition with the FCC, asking it to block the planned merger of Sprint's nationwide WiMax assets with those of Clearwire.
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Leading Mobile Companies Agree on LTE Tech for 4G Networks

Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, NEC, NextWave Wireless, Nokia, Nokia Siemens Networks and Sony Ericsson this week announced an agreement to limit royalty rates on patents related to Long Term Evolution (LT…


ABI Research Says Qualcomm’s UMB Tech Isn’t Doing So Well…

ABI Research this week released a report entitled Ultra-Mobile Broadband (UMB) Might Be Dead on Arrival But Qualcomm Wins with OFDMA and MIMO Anyway, which suggests that the prospects for widespread a…


The End of CDMA? Verizon Wireless Announces LTE Network Plans

Verizon Wireless today announced plans to develop a 4G wireless network using LTE (Long Term Evolution), the 3GPP's 4G technology. Trials will begin in 2008.
CNET News' Tom Krazit notes that t…


The Long, Long Wait for 4G Wireless

In-Stat today released a new report entitled The Road to 4G: Will LTE, UMB and WiMAX Just Be Stops Along the Way?, which says 4G technology won't really roll out until the 2010 to 2012 timeframe.


Hundt Says iPhone on AT&T is Like a Ferrari on a Dirt Road…

InternetNews' Roy Mark reports that former FCC chairman Reed Hundt is using The popularity of the iPhone to talk up the need for a nationwide 4G wireless network.
Hundt says AT&T's strengt…


AT&T Wireless May Skip WiMax for 4G LTE Technology

WirelessWeek's Joni Morse reports that AT&T Wireless may skip the wimax technology that Sprint and others are counting on, and move straight on to high-speed 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) tech….


West Bengal Funds WIP Labs’ 4G Tech Development

India's Financial Express reports today that the Government of West Bengal has announced plans to invest approximately Rs 15 crore in the Danish wireless tech company Wireless Innovation Platform …