AT&T Says LTE-Advanced On Tap for 2013
AT&T will upgrade its 4G network to Long Term Evolution-Advanced technology starting in 2013, according to statements made by Krish Prabhu, president and CEO of AT&T Labs. Prabhu was speaking at the LTE North America conference in Dallas when he made the statements. AT&T later confirmed Prabhu's remarks, but declined to comment further on the timing for the LTE-Advanced deployment. Sprint and Clearwire have also committed to deploying LTE-Advanced. Verizon Wireless, the nation's other large LTE network operator, has yet to announce plans beyond its current LTE network.
Alcatel Announces the Idol 5S with Stereo Speakers
Alcatel today marked the debut of the Idol 5S, the latest in its flagship series. Like its predecessors, the 5S features an aluminum frame, curved glass front and rear surfaces, powerful stereo speakers, and a rear-mounted fingerprint reader.
Coral Blue Galaxy S8 and S8+ Go On Sale In US July 21
Samsung today said the Coral Blue variant of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ handsets will become available to U.S. buyers starting July 21.
Verizon Debuts LTE Advanced with 50% Faster Speeds
Verizon Wireless today said it has launched LTE Advanced service in 461 markets around the country, covering some 288 million POPs or 90% of Americans. Verizon's LTE Advanced relies on two- and three-channel carrier aggregation to boost speed and capacity.
T-Mobile Announces In-Home LTE CellSpot
T-Mobile today showed off the 4G LTE CellSpot, a "mini cell tower" meant for in-home or in-office use. Similar to T-Mobile's WiFi CellSpot Router, the LTE CellSpot provides full LTE coverage in small buildings up to 3,000 square feet.
i still only have 2g edge!
They need to get LTE to all of their native footp...