FCC Investigating Solutions for 5G Technology Problems

FCC Investigating Solutions for 5G Technology Problems

Tom Wheeler, FCC chairman (the Federal Communications Commission, in other words the American mobile industry regulatory body) has recently written that he is asking fellow commissioners to begin investigating frequencies and technologies that may be suitable for 5G network technologies. So far, Tom has asked for research in the 24 GHz and higher frequency bands. Current […]

T-Mobile Will Be Working Nokia Networks For The LTE Carrier Aggregation Process

T-Mobile Will Be Working Nokia Networks For The LTE Carrier Aggregation Process

Earlier last month we reported that Ericsson was helping to expand T-Mobile’s networks and expand the 4G LTE coverage out to more areas, and in part T-Mobile is also working with Nokia Networks to get the job done as well as Nokia Networks and Ericsson are T-Mobile’s two main network services partners. Nokia’s big part […]

Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo Might Answer to Masayoshi Son of SoftBank In The Future

Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo Might Answer to Masayoshi Son of SoftBank In The Future

Yahoo has had a rough time since Marissa Mayer became the company’s CEO in 2010.  By Yahoo, I mean Mayer’s Yahoo, the one that she recently, in a letter from Alternative Investment Management & Research, got told would be better off managed by Masayoshi Son, CEO of Japanese cell phone carrier and owner of Sprint […]

Sprint Trounces AT&T’s Data Doubling Offer

Sprint Trounces AT&T’s Data Doubling Offer

Most people admire the underdog and forgive the intrusion, but I admired Apple for grabbing AT&T by the horns and negotiating for the carrier to sell an unknown product from a business that had never sold a ‘phone, oh and by the way to force AT&T to give up a share of the revenue and […]

Dumb Pipes and The O2 Amazon Fire Phone Exclusive

Dumb Pipes and The O2 Amazon Fire Phone Exclusive

O2, owned by Spanish parent Telefonica, have today quietly launched the Amazon Fire Phone in the UK. You can pick the 32 GB model on an O2 Refresh plan at £33 a month (approximately $54), which comes with 2 GB of data. Monthly subscriptions run to £48 ($78) if you want 20 GB of data. […]

O2 UK To Sell Pebble and Pebble Steel Smartwatches In October

O2 UK To Sell Pebble and Pebble Steel Smartwatches In October

UK network operator O2 announced earlier today that they will be selling the successful Pebble and Pebble Steel smartwatches “in October,” but we don’t yet know the exact date. The Pebble Steel will join the other smartwatches that O2 currently or are about to sell, most notable the Motorola Moto 360, Samsung Galaxy Gear and […]

LG G3 To Launch On U.S. Cellular In October Starting From $0 Down

LG G3 To Launch On U.S. Cellular In October Starting From $0 Down

There have been a lot of big devices by the big companies this year, but one in particular which has seemed to grab consumer’s attention is LG’s G3 smartphone. This is simply one of the best phones available at the moment and packing an enormous punch in terms of specs. The G3 offers a 5.5” […]

Verizon, AT&T have a new battleground: In-Car Connectivity

Verizon, AT&T have a new battleground: In-Car Connectivity

Connected cars are reckoned to be big business. Auto manufacturers are keen to get cars connected because it’s an additional source of revenue for them and may tie the driver with the manufacturer. Connected cars can perform software updates over the air as well as use the same connection for the driver or passengers. This […]