In an attempt to boost subscribers to its 4G LTE service, Verizon Wireless has announced that it will only introduce 4G LTE capable phones for the remainder of 2012.
The variety of frequency bands used globally in the deployment of the LTE networks makes international roaming on the network a technological puzzle.
The release of the 4G LTE enabled new iPad will increase the number of subscribers to the LTE network and will soon supplant 3G technology.
Verizon has notified the FCC that it expects a strain on its LTE network if additional spectrum cannot be purchased promptly, especially with the impending release of an LTE-enabled iPad.
Qualcomm’s new chipset is expected to go a long way in improving the battery life of LTE smartphones.
An LTE map of the US charts the expansion of the wireless network across the country.
Samsung has signed two contracts within the U.S. to sell 4G LTE gear for two mobile phone operators.
US Cellular, a small wireless provider, plans to expand its 4G LTE rollout in an effort to compete with larger national carriers such as Verizon and AT&T.
Apple’s latest tablet, the iPad 3, which will run on the LTE, will be sold by both Verizon Wireless and AT &T after its release.
Verizon Wireless has released Motorola’s latest Android phone, the Droid 4, which functions on Verizon’s 4G LTE network.