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Novatel MiFi 4082 WiMAX mobile hotspot clears FCC

Novatel MiFi 4082 WiMAX mobile hotspot clears FCC

Novatel Wireless has been promising WiMAX-capable MiFi mobile hotspots since February this year, but it's taken until now for the 4G device to show up in any form. Fresh through the FCC is the Novatel MiFi 4082, complete with CDMA/EVDO and WiMAX connectivity that can be shared out over a WiFi connection.

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CLEAR iSpot and Spot 4G mobile hotspots price-slashed

CLEAR iSpot and Spot 4G mobile hotspots price-slashed

If you've a taste for WiMAX but a near-empty wallet, Clear reckons it can make do with the meager scrapings left at the bottom. The company is running a week of holiday deals, and so far you can pick up the CLEAR Spot 4G mobile hotspot for just $20 rather than the usual $99; the Apple-devoted should hold off, since as of Thursday you'll be able to grab a CLEAR iSpot - complete with a $25 month-to-month service plan - for just $20.

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Sprint 4G tablet plans confirmed: PlayBook, HTC EVO Shift 4G or something else?

Sprint 4G tablet plans confirmed: PlayBook, HTC EVO Shift 4G or something else?

Sprint has confirmed that a 4G tablet is incoming, with Paget Alves, Sprint's President of Business Markets, telling Forbes that the WiMAX slate is expected to arrive sometime in 2011. Alves declined to confirm the manufacturer responsible for the device, nor indeed the OS that it might run; the carrier currently offers a single (non-4G) model, the Samsung Galaxy Tab, but the exec said there are plans to sell slates based on other platforms than Android.

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Sprint 4G WiMAX roaming with Jamaica and Taiwan agreed

Sprint 4G WiMAX roaming with Jamaica and Taiwan agreed

Sprint has inked 4G roaming agreements with Jamaican carrier Digicel and Taiwanese carrier Global Mobile, meaning select Sprint devices will be able to take advantage of the high-speed WiMAX networks if travelling abroad. Only certain devices - those that use the Sprint SmartView Connection Manager - will support the roaming, which basically means USB modems but not, it seems, 4G-enabled smartphones like the HTC EVO 4G.

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Sprint Network Vision will combine 3G/4G base-stations, boost voice/data/PTT

Sprint Network Vision will combine 3G/4G base-stations, boost voice/data/PTT

Sprint has announced Network Vision, the carrier's ambitious plans to combine the multiple spectrum bands it uses into single, multimode base stations, and in the process driving 4G expansion, increasing call quality and overall coverage, and reducing roll-out cost. Meanwhile Network Vision will also support next-gen PTT with broadband capabilities, plus the integration of multimode chipsets into smartphones, tablets and other broadband devices, including machine-to-machine (M2M) capabilities.

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CLEAR Modem with WiFi wants to replace your DSL

CLEAR Modem with WiFi wants to replace your DSL

CLEAR has launched a new modem for use with its WiMAX service, though it's targeted at home or small-office users rather than mobile mavens. The unimaginatively titled CLEAR Modem with WiFi is, as you can probably guess, a CLEAR WiMAX modem with an integrated WiFi b/g/n radio, for sharing the 4G connection with multiple users.

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LG VL600 LTE Modem hands-on and unboxing

LG VL600 LTE Modem hands-on and unboxing

There are arguments as to whether Verizon's LTE network - as with Sprint and T-Mobile's - is true 4G. Having been trying one of the carrier's first 4G USB modems today, that discussion hardly seems relevant: this is undoubtedly the fastest mobile broadband experience we've had in the US to date. After the cut, first impressions and speed tests galore.

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The Importance of Verizon LTE and 4G Networks

Verizon detailed today the launch of their next generation 4G network. 4G has been talked about this year heavily as Sprint has been heavily promoting the fact that they were the first carrier to launch a 4G network in the United States. Sprints 4G network is based on a technology called WiMax where Verizon’s launch is on a technology called LTE.

So the real question is why should anyone care about 4G and what does it mean for the broader consumer technology industry. Let’s explore.


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Sprint 4G hits LA, Washington DC, Ohio & more; due San Francisco Dec 28

Sprint 4G hits LA, Washington DC, Ohio & more; due San Francisco Dec 28

Sprint has turned on a new batch of 4G markets, bringing its WiMAX service to Los Angeles, Miami, Washington, D.C, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. The launch means Sprint 4G is available in 68 markets across the US, with the carrier tipping San Francisco 4G service on December 28.

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LG E-Note H1000B Windows 7 tablet gets official

LG E-Note H1000B Windows 7 tablet gets official

The LG E-Note H1000B tablet spotted crossing the FCC earlier this month has made its official debut in Korea. Fronted by a 10.1-inch 1366 x 768 resistive touchscreen (complete with a stylus), the H1000B runs Windows 7 Starter Edition on an Intel Atom 1.1GHz Z510 or 1.6GHz Z530 processor, paired with 1GB of RAM, a 16GB SSD and optional WiMAX (sadly not integrated, but bundled as a separate modem).

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HTC EVO Shift 4G trademark filing tips upcoming Android tablet?

HTC EVO Shift 4G trademark filing tips upcoming Android tablet?

HTC has filed for a pair of US trademarks, and in the process has reignited rumors about a new MID or tablet device. The trademarks - for "HTC EVO Shift 4G" and "HTC EVO 4G Shift" - would certainly seem to imply some connection between the current HTC EVO 4G WiMAX phone on Sprint and the long-departed HTC Shift dual-OS tablet.

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The Daily Slash: November 3 2010

The Daily Slash: November 3 2010

Release dates in front of release dates, release dates in back of and on top of release dates, so many release dates you wont know what to do with yourself. So many phones, so many devices, one gigantic WAR and a review of the fabulous T-Mobile G2. And that's just the start, oh my goodness, that's just on Android Community and SlashPhone! There's another whole batch of strange and excellent releases on SlashGear plus an odd event at Facebook headquarters with coupons, us sitting up front, and an excited yet slightly aggravated Mark Zuckerberg.

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