Posts Tagged ‘ wimax ’

J.D. Power & Associates: Verizon Wireless Ranks Highest in 2012 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study

August 23, 2012

According to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance Study (Volume 2), which is based on responses from 26,695 customers between January and June, Verizon Wireless currently ranks highest in five out of six geographic regions. Verizon leads the pack in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Southwest and West regions. U.S....
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Sprint Launches 4G LTE Network in Texas, Georgia, Missouri and Kansas (Video)

July 15, 2012

Today, Sprint ushered in a new era of the Now Network by finally launching its 4G LTE network in a handful of markets. Sprint customers in select cities of Texas, Missouri, Kansas and Georgia (list of cities below) now officially have access to lightning-fast LTE data speeds. Sprint LTE-capable devices include: the HTC EVO...
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Sprint 4G LTE Network Goes Live in Kansas City

July 13, 2012

Sprint is on schedule to launch their 4G LTE network in five US cities on July 15. Initial launch markets include: Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and San Antonio. However, Sprint has jumped the gun with at least one of those cities by flipping the LTE switch a couple days earlier than expected. That’s...
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Sprint 4G LTE Network Launches on July 15 in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and San Antonio

June 27, 2012

Sprint finally announced a launch date for their overdue 4G LTE network. Consumers can begin experiencing lightning fast data speeds on the Now Network starting July 15. Initial launch markets include: Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and San Antonio. Support for more markets will follow later in 2012, and Sprint expects to cover 250...
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Sprint Adds Baltimore, Kansas City to 2012 4G LTE Markets

February 8, 2012

Sprint announced the addition of two more cities, Baltimore and Kansas City, to its list of 2012 4G LTE launch markets. They’re expected to join Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio when Sprint finally deploys its LTE network by mid-year. Like on Verizon Wireless and AT&T, Sprint’s future LTE network will enable their customers...
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KDDI scores 720p HD Samsung Galaxy S II WiMax for Japan

January 17, 2012

Japan’s KDDI network will soon land the familiar Samsung Galaxy S II, but with some rather noticeable adjustments compared to Sprint’s WiMax-enabled Epic 4G Touch. The Galaxy S II WiMax ISW11SC will rock a rather large 4.7-inch HD Super AMOLED display with 1280×720 resolution, 4G WiMax connectivity, NFC support, and a 1.4GHz dual-core processor....
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Sprint announces first batch of 4G LTE markets for 2012

January 5, 2012

On the same day that AT&T announced 11 more markets for their expanding 4G LTE network, Sprint has finally revealed their first batch of 4G LTE markets, which include Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. Sprint’s LTE transition will begin taking place by mid-2012. Full press release below. SAN FRANCISCO (BUSINESS WIRE), January 05,...
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Sprint to also release Samsung Galaxy Note?

January 3, 2012

We already know that the smartphone-tablet hybrid known as the Samsung Galaxy Note is heading to AT&T, but another major US carrier could soon follow. According to a “proven source” for all things Sprint, the third largest wireless provider stateside is poised to release a Galaxy Note variant of their own in 2012. Specifics...
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Sprint could deploy LTE-Advanced in first half of 2013

October 25, 2011

Sprint recently admitted failure with 4G WiMax and announced official plans to launch their standard 4G LTE network by mid-2012, but there’s already talk of their inevitable transition to the superior LTE-Advanced technology. At the 4G World conference in Chicago today, Sprint’s vice president of network development and engineering, Iyad Terazi, said it would...
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Sprint 4G LTE network by mid-2012, completed by 2013

October 7, 2011

Hooray, this is the beginning of the end for the terribly inefficient WiMax technology. Sprint announced their accelerated plans for LTE at their 4G Strategy/Network Vision Update event today. The third largest wireless carrier in the U.S. claims they’ll launch their 4G LTE network by mid-2012 and expects it to reach 250 million people...
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Sprint planning to launch 4G LTE network by early 2012?

September 27, 2011

According to CNET, Sprint is currently preparing their 4G LTE network with a first half of 2012 launch in mind. The company is already installing LTE equipment and has been field testing the network in select areas, according to people familiar with the situation. It hopes to launch commercial service by the end of...
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Verizon 4G LTE speed test using Droid Bionic (video)

September 20, 2011

The Motorola Droid Bionic has various attributes that make it a well-balanced speed machine. The Android smartphone features a 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM and it even supports Verizon’s 4G LTE network. It’s actually the first smartphone on the nation’s largest wireless carrier to combine all those benefits into one package. We’ll benchmark...
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Sprint’s Galaxy S II to launch as Epic Touch 4G in Sept.?

August 2, 2011

It appears Sprint’s variant of the Galaxy S II won’t be called the Samsung Within when it hits stores. Instead, a tipster wrote in to BGR revealing that the device will be called the Samsung Epic Touch 4G. Of course, this name has ties to the current Epic 4G, which is Sprint’s version of...
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Sprint and LightSquared ink 15 year 4G LTE deal

July 28, 2011

Looks like Sprint finally admitted 4G WiMax isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be by inking a 15 year deal with LightSquared, and inevitably making the transition to 4G LTE. The deal will help accelerate the completion of LightSquared’s nationwide 4G-LTE network, Sprint will have the option to purchase 4G capacity from LightSquared,...
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Watch Sprint’s Motorola Photon 4G announcement (video)

June 9, 2011

Sprint pleased many of their subscribers today by announcing their first heavy-hitting Motorola Android with a Tegra 2 1GHz dual-core processor, the Motorola Photon 4G. Aside from its processing power, the Photon 4G boasts a 4.3″ qHD display, 1GB of RAM, an 8 megapixel shooter on the back, VGA front-facing camera, and a sweet...
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