Sprint MVNO Karma Expanding to LTE
Karma, an MVNO that resells access to Sprint's network, today announced that it is making the jump from WiMAX to LTE. Karma's single product is a hotspot that connects people to the internet via Wi-Fi. Karma will continue to sell the WiMAX-based mobile hotspot but will add an LTE/WiMAX-enabled hotspot to its lineup during the first half of 2014. Customers who purchase the WiMAX hotspot before the LTE hotspot launches will be able to upgrade once the LTE hotspot is available. Sprint's WiMAX network is still up and running in 80 markets across the country, but its LTE network now covers 230 markets.
Alcatel Linkzone Mobile Hotspot Now Available from T-Mobile
Alcatel today announced the Linkzone, a mobile hotspot for T-Mobile. The Linkzone connects to T-Mobile's LTE 4G network and can provide WiFi-based access to up to 15 other mobile devices, such as laptops and tablets.
Sprint and Alcatel Debut Ride-Fi for In-Car Hotspot
Sprint and Alcatel today made the Ride-Fi available for purchase. This mobile hotspot, first announced last month, was made specifically for cars and plugs into vehicles' DC power port for in-car connectivity.
Karma MVNO Intros LTE Hotspot
Karma, an MVNO that resells access to Sprint's network, today announced the Karma Go, an LTE 4G hotspot. Karma's first hotspot relied on Sprint's WiMax network.
AT&T Debuts Rugged Mobile Hotspot
AT&T today announced the Unite Explore, a mobile hotspot that's been ruggedized to withstand abuse. The hotspot has earned the mil-spec 810G and IR65 ratings for protection against shock, temperature extremes, vibration, water, and dust.