Motorola Debuts Its First LTE Modem
Motorola today announced its first USB-based FDD-LTE wireless broadband modem for use with laptops. Motorola says the USB-lt 7110 will be ideal for "video conferencing, high-definition content streaming, video blogging and the ability to quickly upload video onto social networking sites." Motorola didn't say which network operators might deploy its new LTE laptop dongle, nor when it would be available, nor what it might cost. Verizon Wireless is launching its LTE network in 35 cities later this year, and AT&T is launching LTE in mid-2011.
Verizon, Samsung Offer Small Cell for Improved In-Home Coverage
Verizon Wireless today announced the 4G LTE Network Extender for homes and small businesses. The small box provides LTE coverage in buildings up to about 7,500 square feet, including services such as HD Voice and high-speed data.
Verizon to Let Subscribers Stream HD Video for Another $10
Verizon Wireless plans to bring back unlimited HD video streaming, but with a big caveat. The company used to offer unrestricted high-definition streaming via LTE on its unlimited plan.
Meet the LG Exalt, Verizon's First LTE-Only Flip Phone
Verizon Wireless recently added the LG Exalt LTE to its lineup of inexpensive flip phones. The Exalt LTE has the distinction of being Verizon's first 4G LTE basic phone, according to the carrier.
Samsung Says Its Modem First to Support 6 Carrier Aggregation
Samsung has breached 1.2 Gbps downloads with its latest LTE modem. The new radio is intended for Samsung's next-generation Exynos mobile processor and is the first to support six carrier aggregation (6CA), according to the company.