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Elon Musk wins improbably cheap bid to dig a tunnel through Chicago

June 14th, 2018

Elon Musk’s Boring Company, an organization that I’m still partially sure is a front for Musk’s doomsday bunker, has won a bid to create an underground express transit system from Chicago’s O’Hare airport to the city downtown area. An official announcement from the city is expected this afternoon, confirming that Musk’s company beat out four …

AT&T CFO: 4G LTE service launching to public in five markets on Sunday

September 15th, 2011

During the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Entertainment & Communications conference on Thursday, AT&T’s chief financial officer John Stephens said that AT&T will activate its 4G LTE network in its first five markets on Sunday, FierceWireless reported. The network has been active as part of a soft launch in the AT&T’s five markets, which …

HTC Jetstream 4G speeds shown off on live AT&T LTE network [video]

September 6th, 2011

BGR exclusively reported last week that AT&T’s 4G LTE network has gone live in both Chicago and Atlanta, and at that time it was unclear if LTE was only available intermittently for testing or if the network had been soft-launched. Here we are a week later and the network is still live in both of these markets …

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

August 16th, 2011

AT&T announced on Tuesday that its first 4G LTE devices, including the USBConnect Momentum 4G and the Mobile Hotspot Elevate 4G, will be available in-store and online later this month. The USBConnect Momentum 4G and Mobile Hotspot Elevate 4G will launch on August 21st for $49.99 and $69.99, respectively, each with a new two-year agreement …

AT&T's first 4G LTE smartphone due by year-end

August 10th, 2011

AT&T senior vice president of mobility and consumer markets Pete Ritcher took the stage during the Oppenheimer Technology and Communications Conference on Wednesday, where he confirmed that AT&T will launch its first 4G LTE smartphone by the end of this year. Ritcher reaffirmed AT&T’s intention to deploy its LTE network in 15 markets covering 70 …

AT&T to deploy 4G LTE network in five markets this summer

May 25th, 2011

AT&T confirmed on Wednesday that it will deploy its 4G LTE network in five markets this summer, including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. The carrier did not specify additional markets slated to be rolled out in 2011, but it did say 10 additional markets will be deployed this year and 70 million Americans …

T-Mobile expands 4G HSPA+ network to 10 new markets, speed boost coming soon

April 5th, 2011

T-Mobile on Tuesday announced that its 4G HSPA+ network is now available in 10 new markets including Ames, Iowa; Anderson, Indiana; Battle Creek, Benton Harbor and Jackson, Michigan; Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado; Lawrence and Manhattan, Kansas; Springfield, Illinois and Wichita Falls, Texas. T-Mobile also reaffirmed that it will soon double the speed of its 4G network …