4g wireless articles

Motorola Droid Bionic Hands-On

The Motorola Droid Bionic has had a storied past, despite just being released a couple of days ago. It was originally announced way back at the CES trade show in January, though it was a very different looking smartphone back then. Motorola went back to the drawing board and redesigned the Bionic to what we have today: a 4G LTE phone that could be a doppelganger for the already-released Droid X2.

Sprint mulling Clearwire buyout?

Sprint is reportedly looking to cable providers for an investment that would help Clearwire build an LTE-based wireless network. The struggling WiMAX company has suffered substantial losses this year and it is unlikely they could erect the planned network without…

AT&T's first 4G LTE devices arriving August 21

AT&T has announced that their first LTE/HSPA+ devices will arrive online and in stores on August 21. Two connectivity devices are slated for release on Sunday, the USBConnect Momentum 4G and the AT&T Mobile Hotspot Elevate 4G. …

Motorola Xoom to get 4G LTE upgrade in September

The 10.1-inch Xoom was the center of attention at the Consumer Electronics Show in January where it debuted running Android's tablet-based Honeycomb operating system. The device went on sale February 24, although it lacked support for Verizon's 4G LTE network…

HP announces the HP TouchPad 4G, coming to AT&T

As leaked last week, HP has announced the HP TouchPad 4G on the AT&T mobile broadband network. The device will have a faster 1.5GHz processor, 32GB of storage, and integrated GPS. HP says that pricing and availability details will come…

Nvidia completes $367 million acquisition of Icera

Nvidia has made an important move to strengthen its position in the mobile processor space with the acquisition of Icera, which makes baseband processors for 3G and 4G smartphones and tablets. The $367 million deal was announced back in May,…

AT&T launching LTE Service in five cities this summer

AT&T has revealed the first five markets in which it will begin to rollout its next generation 4G LTE network: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. These cities will get access to the super-fast wireless service in the summer…

T-Mobile doubles 4G network to 42Mbps in 55 markets

T-Mobile USA today announced it is doubling the speed of its 4G network in 55 markets to achieve theoretical peak download speeds of up to 42Mbps. T-Mobile customers in these markets will thus get access to increased 4G network speed,…

Neowin review: Samsung Droid Charge 4G

Verizon has never been shy to load up their portfolio with a plethora of Android. The initial stint was to help fight the iPhone, but now that Verizon has that phone on its store shelves, will they keep loading up…

Sprint to pay $1 billion to use Clearwire's 4G network through 2012

Sprint Nextel and Clearwire today announced an amendment to their long-term agreement that establishes new wholesale pricing terms and provides Clearwire a minimum of $1.025 billion from Sprint to be paid during 2011 and 2012 for 4G wholesale services. The…

Verizon teases LTE-capable Android devices for CES

Verizon Wireless today hinted via its Twitter account that it will showcase new Android devices with support for its 4G LTE network at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. We’ve known for a while that the carrier intends…

ITU softens stance on 4G wireless definition

Wireless carriers in the U.S. have had no issue with throwing the "4G" term around to promote their respective networks, even though technically none of them meet official specifications established by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) -- the authority on…

Verizon to roll out 4G LTE network Sunday, December 5

Verizon has announced plans to roll out its LTE wireless network this Sunday, December 5. At launch, the telecom giant will offer 4G connectivity to 38 US cities and more than 60 airports, covering approximately 110 million people by the…

WiMAX coming to New York, LA, San Francisco this year

Clearwire has been slowly building up its WiMAX wireless network around the country, starting with small markets and moving to big ones. But with Verizon Wireless almost ready to launch its competing LTE service, which will reportedly reach 38 major…

Clearwire begins rolling out WiMAX in New York City

Clearwire's 4G WiMAX network has made its way to the Big Apple -- albeit in a limited capacity. The rollout is nearing completion and the company said it has begun "operational readiness activities" in New York City, as well as…