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East London Tech City Startups To Get Access To Network Of 4G Hotspots In June

The Tech City high tech cluster in London's East End is getting an extra helping of high speed mobile connectivity from June. Carrier EE, which owns and operates the U.K.'s first and still only LTE/4G

U.K.’s First 4G Network Now Has 318k LTE Adopters 5 Months After Launch — “On Track” For 1M By Year’s End

EE, the U.K.'s first and still only 4G network operator, has broken out 4G-specific customer numbers for the first time -- confirming that after five months of 4G trading it has hit a total of 318,000

UK’s EE Will Double 4G Speeds To 130Mbps As It Aims To Pass 1M LTE Users By Dec. 2013

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.ee.co.uk">EE</a>, currently the only mobile carrier offering 4G LTE services in the UK, plans to double the speed of its mobile data network in the country's 10 big

U.K.’s First & Only 4G Network Reaches Half The Population Five Months After Launch, Says EE

The first -- and still, the only -- 4G network in the U.K. is now available to half the U.K.'s homes and businesses. Carrier EE said today it has switched on the network in 13 more towns and cities to

T-Mobile Details LTE Deployment Plans And Intent To Cover 200M Americans By End Of 2013

T-Mobile has announced its first LTE coverage areas today, with a network that launches in seven cities today, including Baltimore, Houston, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Phoenix, San Jose and Washington DC

With No Buyer For The ST-Ericsson JV, Chipmaker Cuts 1,600 Workers And Prepares For Divorce

More developments on the grim story of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.stericsson.com/">ST-Ericsson</a>, the unprofitable JV between <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ericsson.com">Ericsson</a>

Via Licensing Adds China Mobile, Deutsche Telekom To Its 4G LTE Standards-Essential Patent Pool

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.vialicensing.com/">Via Licensing Corporation</a> today announced that China Mobile and Deutsche Telekom joined the company's <a target="_blank" href="http://www.via

EE, Three, BT, Vodafone, O2 All Win 4G Spectrum In The UK, But £2.3B In Bids Falls Short Of The £3.5B Expected

Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, has just <a target="_blank" href="http://media.ofcom.org.uk/2013/02/20/ofcom-announces-winners-of-the-4g-mobile-auction/?utm_source=updates&utm_medium=email

U.K.’s First 4G Network Not Overrun With LTE Early Adopters — Just 201k Total 3G & 4G Postpaid Adds In Q4

Being first to 4G may not be quite the advantage EE may have hoped. The U.K.'s first 4G network was up and running at the end of October last year but its Q4 results show the network it picked up only

U.K.’s First 4G Network To Reach 55% Of The Population By Summer, Another 27 Towns & Cities To Be Switched On By June

4GEE, the U.K.'s first -- and still its only -- 4G network, owned by carrier EE, is continuing to grow its coverage footprint. Currently the network reaches less than half (45 per cent) of the U.K.'s

France Won’t Get LTE On The iPhone Before The End Of 2013 As The ARCEP Fails To Make A Decision

It keeps getting worse for French iPhone owners. The agency for telecommunications <a target="_blank" href="http://www.arcep.fr/">ARCEP</a> has just announced that it would meet with the four French t

U.K.’s Smallest Carrier, Three, Says It Won’t Charge More For 4G Than 3G

The U.K.'s smallest mobile network operator, Three, has committed to offering 4G/LTE technology at the same price as 3G -- i.e. with no upgrade fee -- when it's able to add 4G to its network later thi

U.K.’s First 4G Network Arrives In Nine More Towns — EE Says Network Now Reaches 45% Of U.K. Population 3 Months After Launch

4GEE, the U.K.'s first and still it's only 4G/LTE network just got a little larger. Carrier EE has switched on 4G services in nine more towns, bringing the total number of towns and cities connected t

AT&T To Acquire 700 MHz Spectrum From Verizon For $1.9B In Cash And AWS Spectrum Licenses

AT&T has announced a deal with Verizon Wireless that will allow the company to continue to build out its 4G LTE network in the U.S., through the acquisition of 700 MHz spectrum from Verizon Wirele

U.K. 4G/LTE Spectrum Bidding Gets Underway, Networks Expected To Launch By Late Spring/Summer

It's taken a long time for the U.K. telecoms regulator to be in a position to fire the starting gun on the auction for 4G-suitable spectrum but bidding to acquire the up to 250 MHz of additional mobil

Apple’s Smartphone Marketshare Expected To Peak At 22% In 2013, Says ABI Research

iPhone-maker Apple's share of the smartphone market will peak this year -- at just over a fifth (22 per cent) of the global market, says analyst ABI Research. Apple's share will then remain flat throu

Ericsson Will Take A $1.2B Hit On Decline Of ST-Ericsson Chip JV; Confirms It Won’t Buy STMicro’s Stake

Earlier this week European Commissioner Neelie Kroes <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/12/18/europe-72-of-homes-are-now-broadband-connected-online-reading-is-users-favorite-pastime/">spoke in

LTE Phone Shipments Will Triple To 275M Units In 2013, With Amazon + Mozilla Among Those Waiting In The Wings To Pounce

We are far from global ubiquity for LTE and other 4G networks, but carriers in markets that have implemented the faster mobile data standard are seeing a boom in growth. Figures out today from <a targ

U.K.’s First 4G Network To Expand To 17 More Towns By March 2013; Carrier EE Also Upgrading 3G To Fastest Variant: DC-HSPA

EE, the carrier behind the U.K.'s first 4G network, 4GEE, has announced its rollout will expand to 17 more towns by March 2013. It will also increase the network density in metropolitan areas already

The Android Ecosystem Is Two-Faced: YotaPhone Has LCD On One Side, Electronic Paper Display On The Other

Fragmentation in the Android ecosystem can be a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/05/15/3997-models-android-fragmentation-as-seen-by-the-developers-of-opensignalmaps/">nightmare for developers
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