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AT&T 4G: Not all HSPA+ Phones are Created Equal

AT&T 4G: Not all HSPA+ Phones are Created Equal

At the Samsung/AT&T event today, the Samsung Infuse 4G was officially announced, and slated to be available May 15th. Our hands-on is here. It was also called the "first phone to support hspa+/hsupa at launch”. It has a dual antenna, just like the Motorola Atrix, but unlike the Atrix, it will have HSUPA enabled at launch. 4G comes in many different flavors, not all created equally. Read on for more details.

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AT&T Admits To FCC Its Network Unprepared For iPhone And iPad

AT&T Admits To FCC Its Network Unprepared For iPhone And iPad

AT&T officially filed with the FCC yesterday seeking approval for their acquisition of T-Mobile. Among the many reasons they gave, one that stood out was an admission that the current state of their network cannot handle the onslaught of iPhones, iPads, and other new smartphones and tablets. Thus, the T-Mobile acquisition is necessary to ensure an improved and stable network for customers. This may explain the controversy starting in February when new devices on the network seemed to have HSUPA intentionally disabled.

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HTC Inspire 4G To Finally Get Real AT&T 4G Access After FCC Filing

HTC Inspire 4G To Finally Get Real AT&T 4G Access After FCC Filing

We reported last month about the HTC Inspire 4G controversy, where AT&T claimed the device did not support HSUPA while users believed the device's HSUPA was intentionally disabled. The fog never did clear up on the matter except that AT&T backtracked later with news that some of their 4G devices would soon get an update to enable HSUPA. Today, the surfacing of an FCC filing document confirms such an update for the HTC Inspire 4G.

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AT&T blame Alcatel-Lucent HSUPA kit for sluggish uploads

AT&T blame Alcatel-Lucent HSUPA kit for sluggish uploads

AT&T has blamed software bugs in Alcatel-Lucent HSUPA hardware for the apparent 3G upload throttling observed by some users in the US recently.  According to the AT&T statement, Alcatel-Lucent are working on a software fix for the bug - which is affecting less than 2-percent of AT&T's customers, the carrier claims - but until then users with HSUPA-capable devices will be limited to regular 3G UMTS upload speeds.

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