Sprint to Switch Off WiMax Network By End of 2015
Sprint has indicated via filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it will cease operating its WiMax network by the close of 2015. The company had previously committed to running its first-generation 4G network through 2015 and it is making good on that promise. At one time Sprint's WiMax network had about 17,000 sites operating. It has already repurposed about 5,000 sites for TD-LTE and plans to repurpose another 5,000 - all for its tri-band LTE Sprint Spark service. Sprint has launched Spark in about 20 markets and plans to reach 100 by the end of 2016.
Hands-On with the Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL with Windows
Making good on a promise it made last year, Alcatel has shown off its first Windows 10 smartphone. Rather than start from scratch, the copy repurposed the Fierce XL handset, swapping Android for Windows.
Motorola Updates Affordable Lineup for 2018
Apr 19, 2018
Motorola today announced four new affordable Android phones coming to the U.S. market before mid-year.
Gmail for Android Gains Microsoft Exchange Support
Apr 25, 2016
Google today said the global Android Gmail app is set to add support for Microsoft Exchange. "Whether you're on Google Apps or Exchange, you can use the Gmail app on any Android device to send and receive mail," said Google in a blog post.
FCC Says Incentive Auction Reaches End Point
Jan 18, 2017
The FCC today said the close of the fourth stage will mark the end of bidding in the auction for 600 MHz airwaves. The auction has been in progress since last May and worked its way through several stages.
Sprint Retires 'Spark' and Launches 'LTE Plus'
Nov 18, 2015
Sprint is rebranding its LTE 4G network in an effort to call attention to the technology involved in making the network tick. Sprint LTE Plus replaces the Sprint Spark name for the company's tri-band LTE network, which uses 800MHz, 1.9GHz, and 2.5GHz.
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