• Verizon Wireless Turns to Qwest for 4G Mobile Backhaul
    Verizon Wireless (VZ) will use Qwest Communications International Inc.'s (Q) fiber for backhaul as the 4G wars grow more intense. The deal came to light this week as Verizon plans to reach up to 30 markets with its LTE network this year. One of the challenges as ...More
    March 25, 2010 Posted in News
  • Skype Mobile Makes Verizon Wireless Debut
    CTIA Wireless — Skype mobile is making its much-anticipated debut today on the Verizon Wireless network.Verizon Wireless 3G smartphone users with data plans will be able to connect with friends, family, and business colleagues around the world. This new service is ...More
    March 25, 2010 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Verizon Wireless Jumping Into Apps Game
    CTIA Wireless — Verizon Wireless (VZ) is finally getting into the apps game, although one could argue the carrier is entering a saturated market.The wireless service provider, the largest in the United States, will launch its own mobile phone apps store on ...More
    March 25, 2010 Posted in News
  • AT&T Ready To Roll Out Femtocells Nationwide
    AT&T will roll out its 3G MicroCell nationwide beginning in mid-April, with new markets activating in cities across the continental U.S. for the next several months.AT&T 3G MicroCell allows residential customers to route wireless phone calls and data connections (or ...More
    March 24, 2010 Posted in News
  • AT&T To Launch Tablet Computer With OpenPeak
    CTIA Wireless — AT&T Inc. (T) has announced three emerging devices agreements with vendors and says it plans to start testing interactive marketing soon.First, the service provider is working with OpenPeak Inc., a maker of touch-screens and ...More
    March 24, 2010 Posted in News
  • T-Mobile Ready To Compete With Faster 3G Network
    CTIA Wireless — T-Mobile USA has joined the race to offer fast mobile broadband to U.S. wireless users.The Deutsche Telekom-owned carrier said on Tuesday it expects to cover 100 metro areas with its upgraded 3G network by the end of the year. That way, ...More
    March 24, 2010 Posted in News
  • Sprint Makes Good on 4G Phone Promise
    CTIA Wireless — Sprint Nextel Corp. (S) made good on its promise to launch a WiMAX phone in the first half of the year.On Tuesday, the wireless carrier, which sells 4G service off the Clearwire Corp. network, took the wraps off its HTC EVO 4G device. Rumor had it ...More
    March 23, 2010 Posted in News
  • Samsung Wave First Phone To Be DivX HD Certified
    CTIA Wireless — Video quality on your mobile device is rapidly improving. DivX Inc. and Samsung today announced that the Samsung Wave is the world’s first mobile phone to be DivX Certified for HD video playback at 720p resolution. The Samsung Wave is based on ...More
    March 23, 2010 Posted in News
  • Clearwire Says WiMAX in 7 More Cities This Year
    CTIA Wireless — Consumers and businesses wanting faster mobile broadband will have it in seven more cities some time this year. Clearwire Corp. (CLWR), the nation’s most well-known 4G operator, said on Tuesday it will expand its WiMAX network into ...More
    March 23, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon To Stop Promoting Palm Pre — Report
    If what we’re hearing about Verizon and the Palm Pre is true, then Palm’s deal with AT&T to sell its Pre and Pixi smartphones couldn’t have come at a better time.Palm has undergone a downward spiral the last few months, with a report Friday ...More
    March 22, 2010 Posted in News