4G LTE

LG LTE smartphone sales top 10 million

LG recently announced that the Optimus L Series of smartphones had topped 15 million in sales. And as of today, LG has returned with another sales milestone. This one is not covering a specific series of phones, but LTE devices in general. In short, LG has announced they have crossed the 10 million mark in terms of LTE smartphone sales.

AT&T expands 4G LTE in Texas, Nebraska, Arizona and others

It's a beautiful day this Friday afternoon and AT&T has just announced a slew of network updated where they'll be expanding their 4G LTE rollout throughout the US. The main part of the news is for their updates in Texas, but Nebraska is receiving it's fair share, as well as several cities too. Read on for the full details on AT&T's fast 4G LTE network.

T-Mobile Q4 2012 earnings and 4G LTE status update posted

T-Mobile has recently posted their Q4 2012 earnings report and along with that came some news regarding their 4G LTE network. The carrier is still touting themselves as being the "un-carrier" and comments from John Legere, President and CEO of T-Mobile USA include both how they ended 2012 on a "strong note" and that moving forward they plan to "put customers at the center of everything" they do.

Kyocera Torque rugged smartphone announced for $99 by Bear Grylls

If you're one of those guys looking for a rugged and durable smartphone but still want all the daily features like 4G LTE and a quality handset, the folks from Kyocera think they have what it takes with the new Kyocera Torque. It was announced this week for the Now Network complete with 4G LTE, and they've even acquired the always amusing Bear Grylls to show off its potential.

Qualcomm unveils the RF360 with a push towards global 4G LTE support

Qualcomm has come forward with an official announcement for their RF360 Front End Solution. This is described as being a "comprehensive, system-level solution" that takes the issue of radio band fragmentation into consideration. Or in simpler terms, the Qualcomm RF360 Front End Solution will allow OEMs to integrate a single and global 4G LTE design in mobile devices.

US Cellular 4G LTE expansion details announced

US Cellular has announced the latest details in terms of their 4G LTE network. Included in this update are details about some new markets, some expanded markets and where things stand as of now. Not to mention, where they believe the coverage will be by the end of 2013. At this time US Cellular has 4G LTE coverage available for 61 percent of their customer base.

AT&T announces more 4G LTE network expansions

Today AT&T has confirmed that their continued efforts to increase and rollout 4G LTE networks is moving along quite well. While they still haven't been able to match the speed and frequency of Verizon, AT&T has 4 new markets to grace their 4G LTE network today, as well as 6 locations getting expanded. If you've been waiting for faster speeds and are in Georgia, get excited.

Galaxy S III on T-Mobile reportedly getting 4G LTE March 27th

We all know the folks at T-Mobile have been working diligently to get their own 4G LTE network up and running to compete with AT&T and Verizon. While their current 42 HSPA+ network is quick, it still isn't quite 4G LTE. We know T-Mobile is planning to push their upgrade hard in the early parts of 2013, and a new leak shows the Galaxy S III might be first to the plate come March 27th.

FreedomPop will soon be providing free LTE for Android users

FreedomPop has been around for a while now, however they seem to have been focused on iOS with the iPod touch and more recently -- towards home users. That looks like it will soon be changing though. The change will come by way of a new FreedomPop product called the LTE Clip. This is essentially a mobile hotspot modem, however similar to other FreedomPop devices you will be able to get 500MB of free data each month with the option to sign up for more with a paid account.

T-Mobile 4G LTE speeds spotted in Kansas City

We've been hearing that T-Mobile is dangerously close to launching its 4G LTE network, and today, some users in Kansas City are reporting that the company has at least partially flipped the switch. One T-Mobile user is claiming on the XDA Developers Forum that he now has access to the company's 4G LTE network, putting it through Speed Test and showing the outcome to the world. The results will probably be underwhelming to those who are used to blazing fast 4G LTE, but there's a pretty good reason for that.