Tag: 4G LTE

Do You See A 5G Logo On Your AT&T Phone? Well, It's Fake

AT&T is misleading some of its customers with a fake 5G logo. Some phones now show '5G E,' which stands for '5G Evolution,' instead of the 'LTE' indicator, even though they're really connected via 4G.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 7, 2019

Fastest 4G LTE Speeds In US: Verizon And T-Mobile On Top, AT&T And Sprint Keep Lagging

PC Magazine conducted its eighth annual study assessing LTE speeds and performance in the United States, and hails Verizon as the 4G leader. T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint rank second, third, and fourth respectively.

Internet June 14, 2018

T-Mobile Reigns Supreme Yet Again, According To OpenSignal’s Mobile Speed Tests

T-Mobile was just crowned the winner of OpenSignal's annual survey for mobile networks. The 2018 State of Mobile Networks report shows that the carrier won in five out of six categories.

Internet January 23, 2018

Apple Watch Series 3 LTE Reliability Issues Might Make You Think Twice About Buying It

The Apple Watch Series 3 currently has reliability issues for its LTE connectivity feature. Apple will soon roll out a patch, but that might not be enough to solve the device's biggest problem.

Apple September 20, 2017

Verizon Brings Back The Basic Flip Phone With 4G-Only LG Exalt LTE

Verizon has launched its first 4G LTE flip phone with HD voice and Wi-Fi calling. Meet the LG Exalt LTE, available now on Verizon.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 17, 2017

Meet Jelly, The World's Smallest 4G Smartphone Running Android Nougat On A Budget

The world's smallest 4G smartphone has taken Kickstarter by storm, raising more than three times its funding goal with 34 days to go. Meet Jelly, a mini-sized 4G smartphone running Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 3, 2017

Samsung Gear S3 Classic Gets 4G LTE Connectivity: Smartwatch Heading To AT&T, T-Mobile, And Verizon

Samsung has announced the new Gear S3 classic with 4G LTE connectivity, and the Tizen smartwatch is heading to AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon in the foreseeable future.

Wearable Tech March 23, 2017

T-Mobile Has The Fastest 4G Speed In The Northeast, Verizon In The West, OpenSignal Report Says

According to a deeper look into OpenSignal’s latest report, the company found that T-Mobile and Verizon are tied when when it comes to 4G speeds in the U.S. nationally, but T-Mobile dominates in the Northeast.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 16, 2017

IDC Predicts That 4G Smartphone Sales In 2016 Will Account For More Than 1 Billion Sold

Sales of 4G smartphones are expected to increase dramatically. About 1.17 billion 4G smartphones are expected to ship in 2016.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 1, 2016

T-Mobile Extends Free Unlimited 4G LTE Data Roaming Scheme For Travelers

T-Mobile has extended its free unlimited 4G LTE data roaming offer till Dec. 31, 2016. The U.S. network operator's deal is for postpaid subscribers traveling to select European and South American destinations.

Internet September 29, 2016

AT&T, Qualcomm Want Drones To Stay Online Even When They're Beyond Line Of Sight Via LTE Networks

AT&T and Qualcomm look at future where drones can operate outside the line of sight and stay connected to the internet using the carrier's LTE networks.

Internet September 7, 2016

T-Mobile Launches New Tech To Boost LTE Speeds To 400 Mbps, Blasts Verizon's LTE Advanced

T-Mobile announced two new pieces of technology to boost the LTE speeds of subscribers to as fast as 400 Mbps. In the same press release, the carrier criticized Verizon's LTE Advanced, which only promises speeds of up to 300 Mbps.

Business Tech September 7, 2016

Verizon Launches LTE Advanced With A Promise Of Up To 300 Mbps Speeds: Will Your Smartphone Support It?

Verizon has launched the LTE Advanced network, which promises subscribers across 461 cities with speeds of up to 300 Mbps. Customers can already begin enjoying the technology's perks as long as they own a smartphone that supports it.

Internet August 30, 2016

Verizon Unveils Always-On Data To Allow Prepaid Customers To Stay Connected To The Internet

Verizon recently made a major announcement on price hikes and new features coming to its postpaid offerings. The carrier will also be adding a new feature for prepaid subscribers, named Always-On Data.

Internet July 17, 2016

Chevrolet 4G LTE Data Plan Prices Slashed Down As Usage Went Up

Chevrolet is reducing the prices of its 4G LTE data plans, making it more accessible to customers. Here's how much you have to pay now with the updated options.

Car Tech June 30, 2016

Did Google Really Steal The Idea For ‘Project Loon’ Balloons? Here Are The Facts Behind The Accusation

The company Space Data filed a lawsuit against Google alleging the company infringed on its patents and broke a non-disclosure agreement regarding Project Loon.

Google June 17, 2016

Republic Wireless Adding Top Smartphones And Nationwide GSM Carrier To Expand Cheap Wi-Fi Calling

Republic Wireless is expanding its lineup of devices in response to consumers who want access to cheaper Wi-Fi using currently popular smartphone models. The initial list of devices includes those from Motorola, Huawei, LG and Samsung.

Internet May 12, 2016

Cheap LTE Smartphones: $150 Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime Running Android Marshmallow Launches On Cricket

Cricket Wireless has another budget friendly smartphone on offer and this time it’s from Samsung. The Galaxy Amp Prime is a 4G LTE-equipped handset available online and via Cricket's stores for just $149.99.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 1, 2016

Verizon Adds Feature-Packed LG K4 LTE To Its Affordable Smartphone Lineup

Verizon is now offering the LG K4 LTE to consumers who are in the market for feature-packed devices that don’t come heavy on the pocket. The 4.5-inch device can be snagged at $5.00 a month for a two-year contract or at the retail price of $120.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 26, 2016

Update: Xiaomi Mi 5 LTE Doesn't Work With All Major US Carriers

Xiaomi showcased the Mi 5, its latest flagship handset, at the Mobile World Congress. Recent information pertaining to the 4G LTE support shows that the device could play nice with the major American carriers, but not all.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 27, 2016

T-Mobile Beats Verizon, Ranks As The Fastest US Wireless Carrier In New OpenSignal Report

OpenSignal pitted T-Mobile against AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, and the results are just in. T-Mobile leads the pack with the fastest wireless network speed, and the report brings some interesting data.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 3, 2016

LG Pulls Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE From Store Shelves Due To Unspecified ‘Quality Issue’

LG is indefinitely yanking the Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE from store shelves because of problems with the smartwatch’s hardware. All customers who have preordered the device are expected to receive a refund.

Wearable Tech November 20, 2015

LG Watch Urbane 2 Review Roundup: Here’s What LTE Does To A Smartwatch

The LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition, the first LTE-equipped Android smartwatch, has recently been made available through AT&T and Verizon. However, what does it mean for an Android smartwatch to be fitted with LTE connectivity?

Wearable Tech November 16, 2015

Los Angeles To Deploy 100 Street Lamps Equipped With Philips Small Cells To Bring 4G LTE To The Streets

Los Angeles is rolling out 100 Philips SmartPoles, extraordinary street lights fitted with Ericsson 4G LTE wireless technology. The City of Angels moves closer to a networked metropolis.

Internet November 6, 2015

Oppo R7s With 4GB RAM, 5.5-Inch AMOLED Display, VOOC Fast Charging Unveiled

Oppo has released its latest R7 offering, the R7s. The mobile device will feature a 5.5-inch display, Snapdragon 615 SoC, 4GB of RAM and VOOC Fast Charging.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 19, 2015

LG Watch Urbane vs. LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition: New Android Smartwatch Sports 4G But What Else?

LG has just unveiled the LG Watch Urbane 2nd edition. So how does it stack up against its predecessor?

Wearable Tech October 2, 2015

4G LTE Speeds Worldwide: New Zealand, Singapore, Romania In Top 3 While US Ranks 55th Out Of 68

The United States has dropped toward the bottom of the list when it comes to 4G LTE speeds by country, ranking 55th out of 68. New Zealand, Singapore and Romania take the top 3, offering the best LTE download speeds.

Internet September 24, 2015

Fast In-Flight Wi-Fi Is Coming For European Airline Passengers

Deutsche Telekom and Inmarsat recently announced their partnership to create the European Aviation Network. This will combine satellite connectivity with an LTE-based ground network to provide fast in-flight Wi-Fi.

FUTURE TECH September 23, 2015

T-Mobile Will Now Punish Unlimited 4G LTE Data Abusers

John Legere, the dynamic CEO of T-Mobile, wrote in an open letter that the company will now be going against subscribers that abuse their unlimited 4G LTE data plans.

Business August 31, 2015

T-Mobile Gets Rid Of Borders With Free Calling And Data In Mexico And Canada

T-Mobile announced that subscribers to its Simple Choice wireless plans can now use the service’s calling and texting features when they are in Canada and Mexico at no extra cost.

Business July 9, 2015

Deal Alert: Amazon Offers Unlocked Moto E (2015) LTE Version For $99.99

The second-gen Moto E is now selling at a much cheaper price on Amazon. The device is priced at $89.99 (3G) and $99.99 (4G LTE) and comes in either black or white versions.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 8, 2015

Not Enjoying 4G Yet? 5G Might Come Soon Thanks To Samsung And LG

Samsung and LG U+, LG Group's mobile phone operator unit, have agreed to work together on the development of 5G technology. The two companies have a '5G Readiness Target' of the year 2020.

Internet June 28, 2015

AT&T Outs Trek HD 4G LTE Tablet: Snapdragon 400, Android 5.0 Lollipop, 5MP Camera

AT&T has unveiled its first-ever tablet, Trek HD, which sports an 8-inch HD display, a 5MP primary camera and more. It is also the first tablet from AT&T to come with Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 12, 2015

Nexus 6 With Android Lollipop And 4G LTE Available On Verizon Starting March 12: Official

The Verizon variant of the Nexus 6 is the first device to boast Android 5.1 Lollipop, giving it the capability to support calls by deploying Voice over LTE (VoLTE) or Advanced Calling 1.0. The smartphone will be available on the carrier from March 12.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 12, 2015

Best Affordable Smartphones With 4G LTE: Moto E Vs. ZTE Grand Max+ Vs. Nokia Lumia 635 Vs. HTC Desire 510

The advent of affordable 4G LTE smartphones offers up plenty of choice, and a wide price range, for consumers. As with most mobile devices prices fluctuate greatly between off contract and in-contract scenarios.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2015

Sony Xperia E4g: $145-Smartphone With Good Battery Life And Now With 4G Connectivity

The soon-to-be-released Sony Xperia E4g will have the same physical build of the E4 but will come with 4G LTE connectivity. The device is scheduled to hit stores in April and will bear a $145 price tag.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 25, 2015

What's The Best Family Plan for Cell Phones: Verizon Vs. T-Mobile Vs. AT&T Vs. Sprint

Nothing can be more confusing than choosing a wireless plan for the family. Hopefully, this simple guide can help customers choose which plan is the best for them.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 7, 2015

Samsung Launches Galaxy Note 4 LTE A, Fastest Download at 300Mbps

The new version of the Galaxy Note 4 is touted as the world's first ever commercially available smartphone with LTE-A Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation and download speeds of up to 300Mbps.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 30, 2014

T-Mobile CEO John Legere Zings Competitors, Wireless Industry

During the lightly-scripted Uncarrier 8.0 presentation T-Mobile CEO John Legere praised his company's network and of course offered up some juicy opinions on the industry's top dogs. 'I detest the industry they set up,' Legere said. And that's just the start.

Business Tech December 18, 2014

T-Mobile Un-Carrier 8.0: Now Get Rollover Unused Data with 'Data Stash'

T-Mobile introduced the Data Stash feature at its Un-Carrier 8.0 event, which will allow users to roll over their unused 4G LTE data into the next month. Eligible subscribers will also receive 10GB of free 4G LTE data in their stash for free.

Business December 17, 2014

T-Mobile Unleashes Rollover Data at Un-Carrier 8.0, Data Stash Banks Unused GBs

T-Mobile customers are gaining the ability to bank unused data for months when their allotments wane from GBs to MBs to zero. To celebrate the new Data Stash, T-Mobile is giving qualifying customers 10 GB to start off their stashes.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 16, 2014

Samsung Galaxy A7 FCC Filing Suggests No 4G LTE Support

The impending Galaxy A7 smartphone from Samsung has passed through the FCC and the listing suggests that the device will not offer 4G LTE support unlike its Chinese variant.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 10, 2014

T-Mobile Rolls Out $100 Shared Plan with Unlimited Data, Talk, Text. Here are the Details

T-Mobile launching the only unlimited 4G LTE family plan in the United States. Rates start at $100 for two family members, with a $40 additional charge for every other family member to be included in the plan.

Deals December 10, 2014

Verizon Starts Killing 3G Network, Repurposes it for 4G LTE Service

Verizon has seemingly started to shut down parts of its 3G CDMA network in Manhattan and converting it to LTE. A spokeswoman for Verizon confirmed the company's move.

Business December 4, 2014

Qualcomm brings LTE to entry-level smartphones with Snapdragon 210 chip

Qualcomm introduces a new mobile processor that targets lower-end devices. Dubbed as the Snapdragon 210 processor, the chip is designed to bring 4G LTE to entry-level smartphones.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 11, 2014

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