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Clearwire sees promise in LTE, switch from WiMAX possible

May 20th, 2011

It’s no secret that Clearwire’s going through a rough patch and, in an interview with CNET, Clearwire’s chief operating officer Erik Prusch said that the carrier may eventually switch from WiMAX to LTE. “WiMAX to date has been a very good technology choice for us,” Prusch said. “We were able to take advantage of the …

Bell Canada actively testing LTE, data calls already completed

October 7th, 2010

Yesterday, Rogers announced the launch of a “comprehensive LTE wireless network technical trial with Ericsson Canada in the Ottawa area.” An announcement that seemed to put Rogers head and shoulders above Canada’s other wireless providers. Today, we’ve been informed that Bell Canada may actually be one-step ahead of Rogers in the 4G, LTE arms-race. Speaking on the phone with Bell representatives, …

Are these Verizon Wireless LTE speeds?

September 30th, 2010

Is this a screen shot of speeds achieved on Verizon’s 4G, LTE network? If you’re to believe a poster in the dslreport.com forums, then yes. The speeds, almost 13 Mbps down and 4.4 Mbps up, are reportedly from someone testing Verizon’s LTE network in Edinboro, PA. The list of initial Verizon LTE cities is still unknown — except …

Verizon completes LTE technical trials

June 21st, 2010

Verizon has marked yet another milestone on the road to LTE, as the carrier announced it has completed LTE technical trials in Boston and Seattle. Said David Clevenger, executive director of public affairs at Verizon Wireless, “technical trials are staged [and] tiered in accordance with industry standards. They’re [now] completed.” Verizon’s next step will be …