carriers

  • Cellular South team up with Samsung for LTE goodness, two phones in 2011

    Cellular South team up with Samsung for LTE goodness, two phones in 2011

    The move to 4G is certainly happening, with Verizon, T-mobile, AT&T, and even MetroPCS all having rolled out (or at least having announced a timeframe to roll out) some variant of a 4G network. And, whaddayaknow, Cellular South have also joined the 4G club, announcing last week their partnership with Samsung that will bring 700MHz LTE waves out to their part of the world, as well as two… Read More

  • Video: New Verizon ad confirms December launch for LTE network

    Video: New Verizon ad confirms December launch for LTE network

    You loves the 4Gs, but don't want to leave Verizon, right? You've been eagerly awaiting any extra info since they launched their teaser site in September, yeah? Well, I've got a clip that's sure to get your skin all goosebumply. The most interesting part of the clip is the confirmation that the network will launch in December 2010 (that's next month, for those people in the audience that don't… Read More

  • AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon break down ETFs for the FCC

    AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon break down ETFs for the FCC

    Early termination fees. No one likes them but they can sometimes be a necessary evil. If you become unhappy with your service provider or you are overwhelmed with lust for a new gadget on a different carrier, you pay the price. Carriers say that these termination fees, or ETFs, allow them to subsidize handsets and recover those costs over the course of a contract. Should a contract be broken, a… Read More

  • HTC Desire headed for AT&T, Sprint picks up Legend (as Hero2)?

    HTC Desire headed for AT&T, Sprint picks up Legend (as Hero2)?

    HTC seemed pretty confident that the HTC Desire and HTC Legend weren’t US-bound when we talked to them at Mobile World Congress. But hey, things change — right? Boy Genius Report has just received word that the two handsets are bound for this side of the ocean, along with details on which carriers might be nabbing them. Read More

  • Sprint suddenly gets all Captain Planet on us with green movement

    Sprint suddenly gets all Captain Planet on us with green movement

    Being eco-friendly should definitely be high on the priorities list for electronics manufacturers and service providers, so I'm pretty happy to see that Sprint is doing its part to make our planet a nicer place for future generations. Just in case you're the apathetic type when it comes to the three Rs (recycle, reuse, reduce!), Sprint has put some incentives into place for you. Read More

  • Acer Liquid e comes to North America by way of Rogers Wireless

    Acer Liquid e comes to North America by way of Rogers Wireless

    Acer recently announced its growing presence in the Android realm and Rogers was quick to snap up the manufacturer’s latest device – the Liquid e. If you can get past the drug-related name, the handset doesn’t seem to sound so bad on paper. Read More

  • LG Arena made official at AT&T

    LG Arena made official at AT&T

    Part of me feels like saying, "LG Arena! Last stop, AT&T!" After all, this handset has been announced well over a year ago and it's been available in other countries for quite some time. Of course, if you've been keeping up you'll know that Best Buy is getting the Arena very soon for a modest price with a contract. Need a reminder for the perks and features that come with this phone? Read More

  • $2.2 billion liabilities: Japan's wireless carrier Willcom files for bankruptcy

    $2.2 billion liabilities: Japan's wireless carrier Willcom files for bankruptcy

    Wikipedia has a pretty useful list of countries by number of mobile phones in use, which shows that Japan (with around 100 million users) is the No. 7 in the world. The market is largely controlled by mobile carriers NTT Docomo, KDDI au and SoftBank Mobile but seemed big enough to offer enough room for a number of smaller competitors, too. Yesterday, however, a company called Willcom (one of said… Read More

  • T-Mobile getting some Palm webOS lovin'?

    T-Mobile getting some Palm webOS lovin'?

    Palm’s webOS is certainly one of the more polished operating systems out there; the others being the iPhone OS and Android. It’s clean, simple to use and attractive. However, it was available only on Sprint’s network for the longest time until recently when it arrived at Verizon on the Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus. Now it looks like another carrier will be picking up the new… Read More

  • Apple and global carriers raise OTA iPhone app download limit to 20MB

    Apple and global carriers raise OTA iPhone app download limit to 20MB

    One thing I really love about the iPhone is discovering a new app while I'm out on the town, ignoring friends and family for my phone. I'll check out reviews, look at some screen shots and take the plunge. Then the unexpected happens: the app won't download because the file size is too big. Read More