Category: Carriers

  • Thunderbolt update coming June 30th: Gingerbread in tow

    Verizon HTC Thunderbolt owners have been frustrated about random reboots, battery life, and GPS lock times, along with other issues, since release. The first update cured some of these issues, but some still remain. Well there are now some new signs pointing to an update for June 30th and with Gingerbread in tow. At least that’s what these new leaked images show us.

  • LG Gelato Q (Optimus II) hits the FCC with Verizon bands

    It appears that a Verizon variant of the LG Optimus II aka Gelato Q handset, known as the VS700 — has just been cleared by the FCC, making this the third operator associated with the upcoming handset.

  • Verizon to get 3 new devices from RIM, by years end

    A recent interview with Verizon Chief Marketing Officer Marni Walden provides some information on what the future holds for BlackBerry devices at Verizon Wireless. This interview confirms the upcoming arrival of three new RIM devices with the carrier later in the year.

  • T-Mobile adds 47 New HSPA+ Markets

    According to a report from T- Mobile, they will be expanding their 4G HSPA+ network to 47 new cities across the US. This brings the list of current markets to 102 after they added 50 more markets back in May. That’s a fairly impressive number and to deploy that many more at one time, seems like a lot. It appears like T-Mobile really wants to be the GSM contender that keeps up with Verizon’s latest efforts to supply the nation with global 4G coverage.

  • Sprint Evo Shift 4G gets Gingerbread update: June 17th

    It looks like the Evo Shift 4G will be receiving the Gingerbread treatment that many have been hoping for. According to some new information from Sprint, you can expect to start seeing the update available on your Evo Shift as of June 17th. Hit the link for more details…

  • Sprint ID App, reveals some new devices

    Like to dig deep into your mobile devices settings to find the unknown? Are you the type that looks for those secret menus we aren’t supposed to find? Well it appears that an anonymous Sprint user has discovered some newly listed Sprint devices by doing so. Hit the link for more…

  • T-Mobile HTC Sensation 4G $50 off for New Customers

    Well, it appears that T-Mobile is making a nice attempt at welcoming new customers this Father’s Day week. Many of you already know that the HTC Sensation 4G has arrived at T-Mobile. Well it appears they wanna give it to you for $50 less for signing on with a new contract. On top of this, they are having a Father’s Day giveaway, where they announced on Facebook and Twitter that they would giveaway 10 of the HTC Sensation 4G handsets.

  • Verizon extends 4G LTE Hotspot Promotion until July 6th

    According to the latest announcement from Big Red, the free 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot promotion that owners of the HTC Thunderbolt, the Droid Charge, and the LG Revolution have been enjoying has just been extended yet again. Originally this promotion was extended until June 15th, which is today. Apparently they are now giving us until July 6th to continue enjoying this service for free.

  • Google Nexus 4G Details Revealed

    Google has been working hard, to try and present the ultimate design and concept for what a smartphone should be. Recently introduced was the Nexus S from Google, the first phone to run Android 2.3, Gingerbread. According to exclusive details from our friends over at BGR, Google’s next Nexus device, possibly called the Nexus 4G, […]

  • Verizon brings 4G LTE service to 19 more cities this Thursday

    Today, Verizon Wireless made an announcement that it would be adding 19 more U.S. cities to its continually growing list of locations with its’ well sought after 4G LTE data service. This increases its’ existing number of major cities up to a total of 74. Over half of their goal of 145 cities for 2011. […]

  • Sprint Reduces Voting Rights with Clearwire.

    This is a move that I think we all saw coming eventually. Sprint has reduced it’s stake in clear wire from 50% to 49.8%. A move that makes Sprint less likely to be held accountable if Clearwire defaults. Most importantly though is that Sprint maintains54% of the economic stake in Clearwire. See what was happening was investors were worried that if Clearwire was to default (go under) that Sprint would end up having to pay that money back.

  • ATT Settles Billion Dollar Lawsuit

    Well once again AT&T is in trouble. It seems lately that they can’t keep their names out of the news…and not in a good way. A class-action lawsuit was finally settled. AT&T was accused of improperly levying taxes on mobile Internet access fees

  • The FCC Questions Carriers about ATT T-Mobile Merger

    Many have heard about the ATT and T-Mobile merger and the debate around it. Well it seems all this dispute has brought on new action from the FCC. They are now hitting up the other carriers for their opinions on the deal. Before we get to the details, let’s look at what has already happened […]

  • Verizon Blocking Tethering Apps – FCC Gets Involved?

    Verizon is in trouble! The FCC has been called into investigate Verizon blocking access to certain tethering applications. This would violate the open access provision that was put on the Verizon’s C-Block 700 MHz spectrum that they won in the auction back in 2008.

  • T-Mobile HTC HD7 Free, with 2 Yr. Contract

    HTC HD7 WP7

    Beginning today, T-Mobile has announced that they will be making the HD7 available for free with a two-year contract.This is a Web-only offer — now thru Thurs, 6/9/2011 The HTC HD7 is a Windows Phone 7 handset designed to bring what you care about, to one central place. The most noticeable feature about this device […]