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Verizon Wireless lights up 4G LTE in nine new markets, expands footprint in five cities

May 19th, 2011

Verizon Wireless on Thursday confirmed that its 4G LTE network is now available in Mobile and Montgomery, Alabama; Greater Fairfield and New Haven, Connecticut; Gainesville Pensacola and Tallahassee Florida; Fayetteville-Lumberton, North Carolina; and Bryan-College Station and Temple-Killeen, Texas. The nation’s largest wireless carrier also said that it’s expanding the 4G footprint that is already available …

Verizon to activate new 4G LTE markets on May 19th

May 16th, 2011

Verizon Wireless announced on Monday that it will activate its blazing fast 4G LTE service in Pensacola, Tallahassee, and Gainesville Florida; Montgomery and Mobile, Alabama; Fayetteville-Lumberton, North Carolina, and in and around Philadelphia on May 19th. Verizon currently offers two 4G LTE phones, the HTC ThunderBolt and the Samsung DROID Charge, two USB modems, and …

Verizon Wireless adds 59 new markets to 2011 4G LTE roadmap

March 23rd, 2011

Verizon Wireless on Tuesday announced the addition of 59 new markets that will be covered by the carrier’s 4G LTE service in 2011. These new regions are in addition to the 88 markets Verizon Wireless already announced, bringing the total number of projected markets that will receive LTE coverage from Verizon this year to 147. …

Froyo coming to Samsung Vibrant tomorrow

January 20th, 2011

Hey, Samsung Vibrant users… are you sitting down? We have one word for you, and it just so happens to be the made-up compound word you’ve been waiting for: Froyo. That’s right — the Froyo update countless U.S. Galaxy S owners have been kicking and screaming about for ages is finally coming to at least …

Google Nexus One to get Gingerbread update soon

December 21st, 2010

Following a misfire earlier this month, official word has finally come straight from the horse’s mouth. Using its “googlenexus” Twitter account, Google announced Monday that the Nexus One will receive an update to Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) “in the coming weeks.” The Gingerbread OTA for Nexus One will happen in the coming weeks. Just hang tight! …

Android Market update begins rolling out

December 13th, 2010

Google announced Monday that an update to the Android Market has started rolling out to devices. On its Android Market Facebook page, Google stated that the Market refresh will be pushed out to all devices running Android 1.6 or later over the next two weeks. Some users have already reported receiving the update, which apparently …

AT&T: 80% of network now ugraded to HSPA+; data growth slowed in Q3

November 17th, 2010

AT&T might not call its HSPA+ network “4G” like T-Mobile does, but trust us when we tell you… AT&T’s enhanced 3G network can move. The screen shot above, taken just outside New York city on Wednesday afternoon, shows an iPhone 4 enjoying download speeds of 5Mbps on AT&T’s HSPA+ network. According to AT&T CTO John …

Verizon: 38 cities, 60 airports to be blessed with LTE by end of this year

October 6th, 2010

Today at CTIA, Verizon Wireless announced that its next generation, LTE, 4G network will cover 38 major U.S. cities and 60 additional airports by the end of 2010. Some of the initial cities getting LTE include: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, San …

Verizon Wireless to detail LTE launch plans tomorrow at CTIA

October 5th, 2010

Verizon Wireless has just shot out a press release indicating that Verizon’s CEO will unveil the company’s LTE launch plans tomorrow at the CTIA conference in San Francisco. Verizon Wireless will hold a news conference during CTIA Enterprise & Applications 2010. Lowell McAdam, president and chief operating officer of Verizon, will detail the company’s major …

Verizon to launch LTE in 30 "NFL cities" by end of 2010

September 16th, 2010

eWeek is reporting that Verizon Wireless told executive IT managers that they plan to launch LTE in 30 “NFL cities” by the end of 2010. The quote came from Verizon senior federal sales executive Bernie McMonagle. The executive did not detail which specific cities would be getting Verizon’s 4G service, but he did reiterate that they would be major …