Less than a couple of months since industry leader Verizon Wirelessrevealed that it had deployed its LTE-M network across America, rival AT&T has also announced recently that it has completed the roll out of its own countrywide LTE-M network for the Internet of Things (IoT) earlier than expected.
The prepaid brand of the number two biggest wireless carrier in America has decided to boost the data gigabyte inclusions on its $40 a month option. Indeed, starting today, mobile users who signed up for Cricket Wireless’ Basic Plan can now expect to enjoy 4 gigabytes of 4G LTE data on a monthly basis, which is up from the previous 3 gigabytes of data allowance.
According to Straight Path, it had very recently struck a merger agreement that will have Verizon Wireless pay an estimated $3.1 billion in an all stock transaction in order to acquire the wireless spectrum holder. By securing this deal, the Big Red has effectively managed to outbid rival AT&T for Straight Path’s spectrum.
In IDC’s latest report on worldwide smartphone share, Samsung was able to recapture its title as the world’s number one phone maker, recording its biggest quarterly profit in three years. Not only that, the global smartphone industry also showed remarkable improvement by registering 4.3 percent growth in the volume of shipments around the world, easily beating the 3.6 percent growth projected by IDC.
When Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), announced his plan to reverse the net neutrality rules adopted under the leadership of former Chair Tom Wheeler, it was generally met with positive reactions from the wireless industry.
FierceWireless has joined forces with P3 in breaking down just how much cellular and Wi-Fi data are today’s mobile users using and which apps they are using on the networks of the four biggest wireless carriers in the United States (namely Verizon Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile,
Just this week, AT&T has announced that it is commencing a trial run for new super fast LTE network, which offers about two fold the connection speeds of its current 4G offering. It is worth noting, however, that the trial run will only be conducted in 20 major metropolitan areas across the United States.
AT&T has announced that it has officially finished an initial deployment of its Fixed Wireless Internet service for consumers based in the state of Georgia, especially rural and underserved customers living in the Peach State.
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