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Terms like 4G and LTE have been tossed around with abandon the past year or so. Every carrier is either touting their LTE network, or promising you’ll have it soon. LTE is definitely our future, but it’s not our present. We are on the brink of some really fast data transmission speeds, so let’s get to know our new friend LTE. Is it really the new Standard? More importantly, when will you get it?

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Just in time for the start of the festive season, T-Mobile is giving customers the gifts of better 4G coverage, as the carrier improves its 1900MHz HSPA+ network in 10 markets. This means those who own unlocked AT&T handsets can benefit from the enhanced data and voice coverage.

HSPA+ vs LTE: Which one is better?

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We have all marveled at the revolution in mobile communications technology. The 1980′s saw the introduction of the “brick” style wireless mobile phone accessible to a privileged few. Since then, we have seen a lot of shifting trends in designs and capabilities, but an exponential increase in availability and popularity….

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ExtremeTech According to a survey conducted by market research company NPD Group, the US 4G smartphone market has grown almost sixfold during the Q4 2010 – Q4 2011 interval. Accounting for 35% of all smartphones sold in the US during the last quarter of 2011, the market was fairly quick…

Three-UK

Three has a very exciting announcement for our UK friends that are using or thinking about switching to Three. Today, Three announced they will be rolling out a 42.2mbps HSPA+ network by the end of 2012. They also announced they have already deployed their 21.1mbps HSPA+ network over the majority…

galaxy-nexus-lte

As if launching the Ice Cream Sandwich-powered Galaxy Nexus wasn’t enough, Samsung teases us with a little techie Easter egg in their recent event in Hong Kong – a shot of the Nexus with a 4G logo, confirming rumors that the HSPA+ version will soon be followed by an LTE release.