Archive for the 'EV-DO/HSDPA' Category

Android-powered Cameras

Posted by Sam Churchill on April 10th, 2014

Point and Shoots running Android 4.2 are dropping like cherry blossoms in the Spring. They offer built-in WiFi for local connectivity or posting to social networks and enable you to download apps from Google Play for advanced features such as HDR or timelapse, voice activation, or simply to watch videos, listen to music or use […]

T-Mobile’s Simple Starter: $40/mo

Posted by Sam Churchill on April 9th, 2014

T-Mobile today introduced its all-new Simple Starter value plan which offers LTE data at $40 a month along with unlimited talk and text and up to 500MB 4G LTE data with tethering. Starting at $50, T-Mobile’s Simple Choice Plans, feature unlimited talk, text and data for up to 5 lines. AT&T’s 300MB plan, by contrast, […]

Qualcomm Sells Indian 4G Spectrum to Airtel

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 31st, 2014

India’s Department of Telecoms has given Qualcomm permission to divest its remaining stake in 2.3 GHz spectrum to the local operator Bharti Airtel. Qualcomm paid $1.045 billion in the 2010 broadband auctions to obtain 20 MHz in the 2.3 GHz band in four major service areas of New Delhi, Mumbai, Kerala and Haryana. Qualcomm brought […]

T-Mobile: LTE Everywhere by Mid 2015

Posted by Sam Churchill on March 13th, 2014

T-Mobile US today said it will upgrade its 2G EDGE network to LTE almost completely by the middle of 2015. T-Mobile’s LTE network, now one year into its rollout, currently covers 210 million people in 273 metro areas. T-Mobile said its HSPA+ network now covers 230 million POPs. Mosaik has coverage maps of the 4 […]

Indian 1800 MHz Spectrum Auction Done

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 17th, 2014

Reliance Industries, the giant Indian conglomerate, said their Reliance Jio Infocomm unit will offer 4G LTE services using FD-LTE on 1800 MHz and TD-LTE on 2300 MHz band and provide voice services. Jio Infocomm bought spectrum in the 1800 MHz band during the spectrum auction that concluded last week. Vodafone India has emerged as the […]

Unlimited Voice and Data for $35/mo?

Posted by Sam Churchill on February 6th, 2014

Boost Mobile is offering Unlimited Voice, Messaging, and LTE Data for $35/month until March 31st. The deal only lasts for 6 months. After the six month period is over it reverts to the $50 a month regular rate. The speeds will throttle down from LTE as soon as you use up 2.5GB of data. Boost […]