Two mysterious Samsung tablets and two new Galaxy Note 2 variants visit the FCC

Galaxy Note 2
by 1 year ago

The FCC is under Samsung siege, with four new devices getting the regulatory approvals just a couple of days after we spotted the AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon versions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Among the four new gadgets, there are, as expected, the other two Note 2 models officially announced as coming this fall, but also a pair of rather mysterious Android tablets.

MetroPCS looking for Sprint, T-Mobile, or Dish to buy them out

by 1 year ago

There’s talk around the rumor mill that T-Mobile, Sprint, and the Dish Network may be looking to buy out MetroPCS. Given their size, MetroPCS would be an excellent augmentation to any current network or a great base to build a new network. Which company will buy MetroPCS?

When are carriers going to offer a data only plan?

Cell Tower
by 1 year ago

As our data demands grow, the carriers are moving the goalposts once again. The new shared data plans from AT&T and Verizon want to meter your data usage. A lot of people are wondering why there’s no data-only plan available on the market. Well, you can rest assured that it’s coming soon, but will it be affordable? Not if the major carriers have a say.

Sprint CEO: 1 million LTE devices sold, wishes Windows Phone luck

by 1 year ago

Betting on the wrong wireless technology (WiMax, anyone?) has caused Sprint’s 4G LTE deployment to lag behind its rivals – especially Verizon, which has now covered 75% of the U.S. population across over 370 markets. Despite the disadvantage, Sprint announced that it has so far sold more than 1 million LTE-equipped devices, with the Galaxy S3 and EVO 4G being the two most popular handsets.