4G LTE

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 appears as first LTE edition in USA

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 appears as first LTE edition in USA

The mid-sized machine known as Samsung's Galaxy Note 8.0 has made its way to the USA before this week, but never with wireless data abilities beyond Wi-fi. Today AT&T has jumped onboard with the machine, bringing their own 4G LTE network to the 8-inch display-toting tablet with S-Pen technology. Though AT&T hasn't officially stated when they'll be releasing this machine specifically, they have noted that it'll be coming to the network "in the coming weeks."

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BlackBerry Q10 arrives at AT&T on pre-order starting tomorrow

BlackBerry Q10 arrives at AT&T on pre-order starting tomorrow

This week BlackBerry brings their hero QWERTY BlackBerry 10 device to the big blue network, AT&T's 4G LTE network in the United States. This device will be arriving on pre-order first and foremost, with final in-store availability coming sooner than later. This device works with BlackBerry 10's slightly smaller user interface as the Z10 continues to roll forth with a full-screen touch interface on several carriers since early 2013.

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Verizon HTC One official: coming “later this summer”

Verizon HTC One official: coming “later this summer”

This morning the folks at Verizon made the HTC One official for their 4G LTE network in the United States, ending weeks of rumors and tips aimed at the point. This device will work with the same specifications as it had on other carriers in the United States and internationally, carrying the HTC One hero name as it does so. At the moment, Verizon has only specified that the HTC One will be coming later this summer.

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Verizon HTC One enters Bluetooth certification process

Verizon HTC One enters Bluetooth certification process

Though such an appearance of a smartphone in Bluetooth certification listings would be a non-news situation, the code corresponding to the HTC One with Verizon-friendly innards has kicked up the proverbial fan dust this morning. What's happening here is that a device with the code HTC6500LVW has appeared seeking Bluetooth certification for the USA, this code corresponding to the HTC M7 working with Verizon's collection of wireless data radio bands. This effectively means there's another HTC One on the way, the one Verizon fans have been waiting for. UPDATE: The Verizon HTC One is now official.

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GALAXY S 4 now one of seven AWS-capable devices on Verizon

GALAXY S 4 now one of seven AWS-capable devices on Verizon

Though it was reported earlier this week that the Samsung GALAXY S 4 would be the first device on the market with the ability to work with Verizon's next-generation mobile data network via AWS, it's become apparent that this device is not alone. Straight from Verizon this afternoon comes word that there are actually seven devices already on the market with the ability to work with their AWS band when it's activated later this year.

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Verizon GALAXY S 4 will be first on next-generation LTE

Verizon GALAXY S 4 will be first on next-generation LTE

This week it's become apparent that not only does the Samsung GALAXY S 4 work on Verizon's 4G LTE network now, it'll soon be the first to work on the network's next-generation system. Speaking with Bloomberg on the matter earlier today, Verizon's vice president of network support Mike Haberman made it clear: the carrier's next network upgrade will work on the GALAXY S 4 after a simple software download.

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Coolpad Quattro II 4G and 8920 smartphone hands-on

Coolpad Quattro II 4G and 8920 smartphone hands-on

When you hear the name Coolpad it might not ring a bell but the company has big plans for their phones in the US, and are here in Las Vegas for CTIA showing off their latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean smartphones. The popular Chinese manufacturer wants to deliver quality 4G LTE smartphones for those on a budget, and in a way have stolen the show here at Pepcom. We got a look at their new Quattro II 4G, as well as the impressive 8920 that recently launched in China.

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Verizon 4G LTE nearing 500 markets across US

Verizon 4G LTE nearing 500 markets across US

Verizon is continuing to roll out its 4G LTE in more locations across the US of A by hitting many of the smaller cities and towns in between of the larger cities that they've already hit. Doing so will soon see them reaching the 500-market milestone. The carrier already has the largest LTE network in the US, and they expect to completely blanket their 3G network with LTE in just a couple of months.

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