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Comcast may be teaming up with Verizon for VoIP service

A new report suggests Comcast may be involving themselves in the mobile carrier game. The cable company, lamented by many for their ongoing attempt to purchase Time Warner Cable, may be working on VoIP service on the back of their wireless offerings for the home. While the service is said to be dependent on WiFi, Comcast may have other plans for the service as well.

Verizon begins using LTE on new spectrum

Verizon has started implementing LTE service into the AWS it purchased last year. The acquisition, which cost Verizon $3.9 billion, is for the 700MHz Block C spectrum, which covers more than 300 million PoPs. Oddly enough, this is the same spectrum T-Mobile uses for their limited LTE coverage.

AT&T launching first VoLTE smartphone later this year

Recent talk coming from AT&T points towards the first VoLTE smartphone arriving sometime later this year. This little detail was mentioned by a senior AT&T executive and otherwise, the specifics were left to be a mystery. There wasn't anything said about the particular device, aside from that it will bring VoLTE support.

Verizon CFO details VoLTE plans and predictions

It sounds like Verizon has some pretty big plans and an ambitious outlook for its 4G LTE service next year. At the Oppenheimer Technology, Internet and Communications Conference in Bostin, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo shared what the company has in store for its customers on the first half of 2014, as well as his vision for LTE-only devices.
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