3g articles

Survey names Verizon the best US carrier, AT&T the worst

Consumer Reports has released its annual cellular service report with findings that are similar to last year's results. After surveying 63,253 cellular subscribers across 23 metropolitan markets, Consumer Reports determined Verizon Wireless to be the highest-rated provider...

Cricket offers prepaid iPhone 4, 4S for $55 a month starting June 22

Cricket Wireless (subsidiary of Leap Wireless) has announced the upcoming availability of the US' first prepaid iPhone. The offer will open on Friday, June 22 and gets you Apple's handset contract free for $55 a month. Naturally, that also means the devices aren't steeply discounted...

Sprint Tri-Fi hotspot coming May 18, supports LTE, WiMax and 3G

In an effort to consolidate all of their network technologies into a single device, Sprint will be releasing the aptly-named Tri-Fi Hotspot to interested customers later this month. Created by Sierra Wireless, the hub will support 4G LTE, WiMax and…

AT&T ready to introduce shared data plans "soon"

In a chat with CNET, AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega all but confirmed plans to introduce a shared data package soon. It's been known for some time that the carrier is considering the option, but details of its roll out have remained foggy...

Study: T-Mobile offers fastest 3G, AT&T has quickest 4G

Wondering which wireless carrier has the fastest network? PCWorld set out to answer that question, testing several handsets indoors and outdoors across Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle,…