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T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot Dropping Tomorrow

T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot Dropping Tomorrow

We reported back in March during the CTIA Wireless expo that T-Mobile will be doubling their 4G network speeds to 42Mbps in select cities. Along with that announcement was that they will also be launching several new 4G devices including the T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot sometime in Spring. We now have confirmed that the hotspot will be available starting tomorrow.

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Samsung SCH-LC11 4G LTE Mobile hotspot now shipping

Samsung SCH-LC11 4G LTE Mobile hotspot now shipping

If you have a bunch of gadgets that you want to get onto a speedy 4G LTE network at the same time what you need is a mobile hotspot like the new Samsung 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot. This gadget is model number SCH-LC11 and the little device is now shipping directly from Verizon. The hotspot promises to give you 10x the speed of a 3G hotspot.

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iPad 2 Pricing Plans Confirmed For AT&T

iPad 2 Pricing Plans Confirmed For AT&T

We had just gotten official word on the iPad 2 release for Verizon and now we hear from rival carrier AT&T. Not only have pricing plans for the iPad 2 been announced, but also pricing on the new hotspot option for the iPhone 4. Like their competitor Verizon, AT&T plans to start selling the iPad 2 in its retail stores at the same time the device goes on sale at Apple Stores starting right at 5 p.m. local time on Friday.

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Personal Hotspots Coming from AT&T

Personal Hotspots Coming from AT&T

AT&T has confirmed that it will begin supporting the Personal Hotspot feature with the launch of iOS 4.3 on March 11. Users who have the $25 a month DataPro plan which allows for 2 GB of usage, plus the $20 a month tethering add-on will get the update automatically when the update pushes out on the 11th. Users with earlier versions of the iPhone will not be able to use the feature. Verizon's iPhone shipped with the feature, so AT&T has been quick to offer it as well.

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Skype Expands To Over 500,000 WiFi Hot Spots

Skype Expands To Over 500,000 WiFi Hot Spots

Skype just announced at MWC 2011 that it has expanded its Skype Access coverage to over 500,000 hotspots. The Skype Access service was introduced back in January 2009 and provides pay-per-minute access to WiFi hotspots around the world. With this service, users can take advantage of Wi-Fi hotspots without having to pay by the day or by the hour, and can conveniently pay only as much as they use with their Skype Credit.

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Sierra Wireless AirCard 753S and 754S debut at MWC 2011

Sierra Wireless AirCard 753S and 754S debut at MWC 2011

Sierra Wireless has announced a pair of new WiFi hotspots at MWC 2011 in Barcelona. The two new hotspots are the AirCard 753S and the 754S. Both of the devices are about the size of a deck of cards and are made to be lightweight for portability. The hotspots are easy to use and allow the user to connect in under a minute.

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AT&T Confirms Hotspot Tethering for iPhone

AT&T Confirms Hotspot Tethering for iPhone

The competition between AT&T and Verizon over the iPhone has already lead to a benefit for users. Yesterday we reported on an accidental leak by David Pogue in a NYT review. He spilled that AT&T's iPhone would get tethering to match Verizon's on February 13. While AT&T hasn't addressed that rumor, they did confirm that WiFi tethering was in the future.

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O2 WiFi promises free UK wireless access for all

O2 WiFi promises free UK wireless access for all

Altruism in the hotspot space? Certainly seems that way this morning, with carrier O2 announcing O2 WiFi, a public hotspot service that will offer free connectivity in venues across the UK no matter what cellphone or broadband provider you're using. There won't be national coverage to begin with, of course, but O2 is targeting "at least double" BT Openzone and The Cloud's premium hotspots combined by 2013.

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Verizon’s iPhone 4 hotspot feature to cost $20 on top of data plan

Verizon’s iPhone 4 hotspot feature to cost $20 on top of data plan

More news begins to get confirmed as Verizon’s iPhone 4 release date inches closer.  Earlier in the day Verizon Wireless’ Executive Director of Corporate Communications Brenda Raney confirmed that Verizon’s iPhone hotspot ability will cost customers an additional $20 on top of their monthly data plans.

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MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot by Novatel Wireless for Sprint Announced

MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot by Novatel Wireless for Sprint Announced

Sprint’s push into 4G is very apparent for the 2011 calendar year. Their ultra-fast network is being utilized by devices such as the EVO and in 2011 we will see not only the EVO Shift 4G but also the new 3G/4G MiFi by Novatel Wireless.

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Equinux unveils mobile TV hotspot for iPhone and iPad

Equinux unveils mobile TV hotspot for iPhone and iPad

European users of the iPhone and iPad have a new method of getting TV programs on the iPhone or iPad using a new hotspot from equinox. The TV hotspot is the first in Europe and delivers digital TV in DVB-T/DTT/TNT formats directly to the Apple devices using WiFi.

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Verizon FIVESPOT hands-on

Verizon FIVESPOT hands-on

Verizon made headlines along with Apple earlier on today by announcing the iPad - together with a MiFi - would be arriving in the carrier’s stores on October 28th, but it's another of the operator's mobile hotspots that has landed on the SlashGear bench today. The Verizon FiveSpot is a battery powered modem capable, like other mobile hotspots we've seen, of sharing that one connection with a number of WiFi-connected clients, like notebooks, PMPs or, yes, Apple's iPad. First impressions and more after the cut.

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