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Nov
3
2011

A Truly Unlimited Plan for under $20 a month: Welcome to a New Republic

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If you’ve used Twilio, Skype, Google Voice, or one of the numerous other services that use VoIP (voice over internet) to connect a call, it was most likely Bandwidth.com doing the heavy lifting. The company has an extensive VoIP infrastructure that handles many of the connections for these services. Now, if you HAVE used these services, the thought has probably occurred to you; “Why can’t I place all my cellular calls, via VoIP, with a […]

Nov
3
2011

Verizon Wireless Plans Turbo Boost Broadband – Get Bumped to the Head of the Congestion Line — For a Fee

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According to a report in PC Magazine, Verizon this week showcased an new API they plan to give developers that could allow consumers to “turbocharge” the network bandwidth their smartphone apps use for a small fee. For example, Verizon envisions a future where users facing network congestion could, with the push of a button and a small fee, be bumped to the front of the line ahead of other users — dramatically improving an application’s […]

Oct
28
2011

Nokia signals intent with big name signings

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Nokia is bringing some big names on board Nokia has announced that it has signed sports broadcaster ESPN, games manufacturer Electronic Arts (EA) and children’s educational content provider Sesame Street as app partners for its Windows Mobile phones. The tie-ups are part of the company’s attempts to make up lost ground on competitors in the smartphone space. At its annual Nokia World event in London, the handset manufacturer announced a partnership with ESPN and unveiled a […]

Oct
25
2011

AT&T Files to Block Sprint from T-Mobile Discussion

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Last Wednesday, Sprint and Cellular South both asked the DOJ for confidential data regarding AT&T and its proposed merge with T-Mobile. Sprint and Cellular South both have lawsuits against the merge, and claim they need the data in order to strengthen their case. But AT&T has filed a motion to prevent Sprint from acquiring the confidential information. Though Sprint has claimed that it has legal rights to the information due to its own case against […]

Oct
24
2011

New Study Finds No Cell Phone Cancer Link – Thanks to Denmark Keeping Very Good Records

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A significant fifteen year study has concluded there is no link between wireless phones and devices. As Ars Technica notes, Denmark adults have required national ID numbers since 1968, and wireless phone companies in the country use these IDs to register user accounts. As such, the researchers found “the whole Danish adult population can be subdivided into subscribers and non-subscribers of mobile phones and followed up for incidence of cancer and other diseases.” Since the […]

Oct
18
2011

LightSquared Says Their LTE Network Will Beat AT&T, Verizon – Assuming it Ever Actually Gets Built

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Speaking at the recent CTIA Enterprise and Applications show in San Diego, LightSquared Chief Marketing Officer Frank Boulben insisted that if and when the company’s new LTE network gets built, it will outperform both AT&T and Verizon’s implementation of the technology. As our early year report indicated, Boulben says the company’s plans hinge closely on Sprint’s Network Vision network modernization plan — which means the network will use Sprint’s towers while LightSquared retains their own […]

Oct
18
2011

Verizon partially restores LTE network after nationwide outage

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Verizon’s LTE network has suffered a nationwide outage US carrier Verizon Wireless this weekend suffered an outage that affected its LTE network across the country. According to reports, the service went down early Sunday evening, and had only been partially restored across the country on Monday morning. Some users reported that 3G services were affected as well, leaving customers replying on 1xRTT for data access. Disgruntled users have been taking to social networks such as […]

Oct
18
2011

Sprint Partners With LUS Fiber to Provide Discounted Services

LAFAYETTE, LA – Wireless provider Sprint announced a unique collaboration with LUS Fiber, the municipal broadband provider in Lafayette, La., to provide discounted wireless services to LUS Fiber’s customers. Qualified new or current LUS Fiber business customers or current Sprint residential customers that use LUS Fiber services are eligible for 10 percent discounts on Sprint wireless service plans. Business customers that buy equipment and services for employees are eligible for additional savings, including · waived […]

Oct
14
2011

Mobile subscribers in Africa to reach 800 million by 2015

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Mobile subscribers in Africa will reach 800 million by 2015 The number of mobile subscribers in Africa will reach almost 800 million by 2015, with east and central Africa set to be the regions responsible for the highest growth in mobile subscriptions in the world over the next five years. According to South Africa based Standard Bank Group, there were 15 million mobile subscriptions in Africa in 2000, by the end of 2010 there were […]

Oct
14
2011

U.S. Takes Global LTE Lead – Mostly Thanks to Verizon Wireless

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According to new data from Pyramid Research, the United States should account for around 47% of all global LTE connections by the end of this year. The 7 million United States connections are a combination of contributions from AT&T, Verizon Wireless and MetroPCS. With MetroPCS LTE service kind of LTE light, and AT&T having launched LTE in just five markets so far, the lion’s share of those numbers are thanks to Verizon Wireless, which will […]

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