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China Mobile to open iPhone 5s, 5c pre-registration Dec. 25

China Mobile to open iPhone 5s, 5c pre-registration Dec. 25

China Mobile and Apple have struck a deal. The state-owned telecommunications company will soon offer the Apple iPhone 5s and 5c and supporting services to its 700 million customers. Both parties are poised to benefit from the deal, as China Mobile is the world's largest network, while Apple is the world's most valuable company.

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Dish Network to partner with wireless carrier for fixed 4G broadband trial

Dish Network to partner with wireless carrier for fixed 4G broadband trial

Dish Network has announced that it will be collaborating with a major wireless carrier to trial a fixed wireless broadband service. Dish will be working with Sprint on the broadband service trial, which will be conducted in Corpus Christi, Texas. Dish expects that the fixed wireless broadband service will be available by mid-2014.

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Sprint tipped weighing T-Mobile US grab in 2014

Sprint tipped weighing T-Mobile US grab in 2014

Sprint is readying a potential bid for T-Mobile US, with the rumored acquisition tentatively scheduled for the first half of 2014, insiders claim, and possibly worth more than $20bn. The merger, which would see the third- and fourth-largest carriers in the US market join forces, is still being weighed up by Sprint, sources tell the WSJ, and is likely to come in for particularly close attention by the US Justice Department, which may well put the brakes on the deal.

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Huawei ME909T 4G LTE modem for cars debuts in China

Huawei ME909T 4G LTE modem for cars debuts in China

Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei has had a hard go in the US of late. The trouble for the company in the US was fueled by accusations from a former US CIA head that Huawei was spying for China. More recently, Huawei told press in France that it would be exiting the US market. Despite those issues, Huawei has unveiled a new 4G LTE modem aimed at use in automobiles.

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Three Feel At Home fear-free roaming covers the US

Three Feel At Home fear-free roaming covers the US

UK wireless carrier Three has offered its fear-free mobile roaming service called Feel At Home for a while now. This service allows Three subscribers to travel abroad and not worry about getting massive overage charges for international roaming. We've probably all heard of the overage charges some people have been hit with for simple things like streaming a show while traveling abroad.

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Nokia Lumia 2520 review

Nokia Lumia 2520 review

The Nokia Lumia 2520 has been some time coming. The glaring absence of a tablet in the company's range, and its refusal to discuss it until it could figure out a suitably "Nokia spin" on the segment, left us with big expectations. Turns out, the Nokia magic is making LTE standard-fit and borrowing the Lumia phone style for a Windows RT slate, but is that enough to differentiate the Lumia 2520 from the iPad and Microsoft's Surface 2? Read on for the SlashGear review.

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AT&T Unite Pro keeps you connected and charged on the go

AT&T Unite Pro keeps you connected and charged on the go

AT&T has unveiled a new mobile device called the Unite Pro. The device is a gadget produced in cooperation with Netgear. The Unite Pro is two devices in one with the ability to set up a mobile hotspot and keep your devices charged on the go.

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Motiif “M” smart trench coat offers integrated 4G LTE and smartphone charger

Motiif “M” smart trench coat offers integrated 4G LTE and smartphone charger

Wearable technology is mostly limited to smartwatches and smart glasses, though other types have been -- and actively are -- being developed. A particularly unique type is clothing, of which we've seen samples in the past. The latest to surface is the "M" from Motiif, a so-called smart trench coat that features an integrated 4G LTE connection and a smartphone charger.

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AT&T expands 4G LTE to 14 additional markets

AT&T expands 4G LTE to 14 additional markets

AT&T has been working to expand its coverage map, something that will grow over the course of 2014 due to a finalized acquisition of Alltel's assets. Following this, the carrier has announced an expansion to its 4G LTE network in particular into fourteen new regions, some of which are fairly small mid-western locations.

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iPad Air to arrive at US Cellular on November 8

iPad Air to arrive at US Cellular on November 8

Earlier today, both Bluegrass Cellular and C Spire, a couple of regional carriers, revealed their iPad Air plans in part, confirming that the 4G version of the Apple slate will be available to their subscribers. Joining them is U.S. Cellular, which has announced its own iPad Air events, pegging availability as being early next month.

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iPad Air 4G launch spreads as regional carriers weigh in

iPad Air 4G launch spreads as regional carriers weigh in

Regional carriers C Spire and Bluegrass Cellular have thrown their LTE hats into the ring for Apple's new iPad Air, confirming they will be offering the 4G version of the new slimline tablet announced earlier this week. The commitment follows AT&T, Verizon, and the other big carriers each announcing support for the cellularly-enabled iPad Air, though C Spire and Bluegrass Cellular will apparently lag behind their rivals with a launch only pencilled in for "the coming weeks."

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Tesla AT&T deal confirmed with mobile hotspot in pipeline

Tesla AT&T deal confirmed with mobile hotspot in pipeline

Tesla's in-car telematics system relies on AT&T's HSPA+ network, the carrier has confirmed for the first time, part of AT&T's attempt to push its new mobility options which include intelligent SIMs that can split payments between car manufacturers and drivers. The system, which Tesla currently uses for sending telematics and car status data from the Model S back to home base, as well as to stream media content to the dashboard and show other infotainment content, will soon be opened up to using the car as a mobile hotspot, allowing passengers to get online through a shared connection.

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