Ting Will Offer LTE when It Becomes Available from Sprint
Ting, an MVNO that offers 3G cellular voice/data services backed by Sprint's network, will eventually offer LTE 4G to its customers. The company's LTE services and devices will launch in-step with Sprint's own LTE launch, slated for the middle of this year. The company said that it already has LTE devices in the works, including some "spiffy smartphones."
HTC One A9: First Phone To Work on Verizon Without CDMA
HTC will sell an unlocked version of its new One A9 that can be used on Verizon's LTE network, even though the phone lacks the legacy CDMA technology found in all other Verizon phones to date. That makes the One A9 the first phone announced for use with Verizon in LTE-only mode.
Comcast Details Mobile Phone Service as Xfinity Mobile
Comcast today revealed details of its forthcoming Xfinity Mobile phone service. The company will use Verizon's 4G LTE network for the service, using an existing MVNO agreement.
Ting Delivers On Promise to Add GSM Support
Ting, an MVNO that until today only resold access to Sprint's network, has added service from an unnamed GSM network. Anyone may sign up for the service, which Ting is offering as a beta.
U.S. Cellular Says LTE Buildout Largely Complete
U.S. Cellular has finished building its LTE network, said the company, which now provides LTE coverage to 99% of its customers.