CDMA
Mobile

Verizon will shut down its 2G CDMA network by 2019

Verizon has announced that it will shut down its 2G CDMA network by 2019. It'll work to transition the service's remaining users to LTE in the intervening years.
Mobile

CDMA versus GSM: What’s the difference?

If you're in the market for a new phone or cell carrier, chances are you've run into the acronyms CDMA and GSM before. That said, check out our brief explanation on the two wireless standards for a closer look at their availability and…
Mobile

CDMA versus GSM: What’s the difference?

If you're in the market for a new phone or cell carrier, chances are you've run into the acronyms CDMA and GSM before. That said, check out our brief explanation on the two wireless standards for a closer look at their availability and…
Mobile

Verizon starts the slow process to becoming an LTE-only network

A network researcher has discovered Verizon is in the process of testing out using its 3G bandwidth for LTE purposes, as it starts the long, slow process to becoming an LTE-only network.
Mobile

Rumor: Revised Nexus 4 ready for Google I/O launch could gain CDMA and 4G LTE support

A rumor has hinted Google and LG may launch a revised Nexus 4 handset during Google I/O, and that it will incorporate both a CDMA radio and 4G LTE connectivity, two key features missing from the current version.
Mobile

China Telecom to make stateside debut in 2012

China Telecom plans to target Chinese tourists and travelers with a new wireless service. But that might only be the beginning of the provider's plans for a U.S. expansion.
Apple

Sprint, Verizon to unlock iPhone 4S SIM for international use [update – Sprint says no unlock]

Sprint and Verizon will reportedly remove their carrier locks from the iPhone 4S, allowing users to easily (and more cheaply) use their device in other countries.
Android Army

HTC Rhyme unveiled: a classy Verizon phone for the ladies

HTC has unveiled the Rhyme, a 3G Verizon phone that aims to attract women by being pretty upfront about its intentions: it's a purple phone with a glowing charm and matching accessories. Will it work?
Mobile

WiLAN sues Apple, Dell, HP, HTC, and others over wireless tech

Patent holding company WiLAN has filed suit against Apple, HTC, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Sierra Wireless and more over wireless communications technologies.
Android Army

4G explained: A guide to LTE, WiMax, HSPA+, and more

We've updated our guide to 4G with more information on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon. Read on to learn what 4G is and the three technologies U.S. wireless carriers are using to take mobile data speeds to the next level: WiMax, LTE…
Apple

Rumor: iPhone 4S coming this summer?

We've been teased by iPhone release dates before, usually when they are announcing a delay. Now, we're hearing the next handheld device could be here ahead of schedule.
Apple

Verizon drops unlimited plans, offers iPhone 5 details

We knew it was coming: Verizon joins rival AT&T and kills off its unlimited data plans.