T-Mobile is gaining on Verizon when it comes to 4G availability, study finds

As per a new report from Open Signal, T-Mobile and Verizon are now neck and neck when it comes to 4G speed rankings, with the two competitors tied for first place in both 4G and overall speed metrics.

AT&T has officially shut down its 2G network, will pursue 4G LTE, other tech

Wireless carrier AT&T shut down its legacy 2G network for good in early January. The carrier says that it'll reuse the spectrum for the development of 5G and LTE technologies going forward.

CDMA vs. GSM: What’s the difference between these cellular standards?

If you're in the market for a new smartphone or carrier, you've likely encountered the acronyms CDMA and GSM before. Check out our brief explanation on the two wireless standards for a closer look at their availability and functionality.

T-Mobile covers nearly as many people as Verizon and will commit to 5G in the future

In its end-of-year wrap-up, T-Mobile announced it covers 313 million people in the U.S. That figure is just shy of Verizon's, but it shows the strides T-Mobile made in the last half-decade or so.

What’s the difference between 4G and LTE? 2:29

Wireless standards are confusing -- it doesn't matter if you're talking about 4G, LTE, WiMax, or others. Here, were break down the differences between 4G and LTE, so you can make sense of how they play out in real-world scenarios.

All new Samsung smartphones in India will support 4G LTE

In a power move meant to launch India into the modern mobile age, Samsung has announced that it will only be launching 4G smartphones in the burgeoning market.

If it seems like your apps run slower when it's humid – you're right

Particularly with LTE networks, summer humidity can mean up to a 15 percent weaker signal for your mobile apps. By itself the humidity weakening factor would be more than a "blink of an eye," but with other factors you could lose data…

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.
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AT&T wants to solve your concert connectivity woes with LTE-equipped drones

AT&T has the perfect solution to LTE congestion at concerts: a hovering network of drones overhead. It also intends to experiment with drones in emergency response scenarios.

U.S. LTE speeds aren't that great — just 55th in the world

As it turns out, American cell phone service, really isn't all that hot -- in a world ranking from OpenSignal, the U.S. ranks only an abysmal 55th when it comes to LTE download speeds.

Sprint launches half-off deal alongside LTE Plus

If you're on AT&T, Verizon or T-Mobile and are looking to switch, Sprint is offering to half your phone bill with a 28-day trial period — just make sure to look at the fine print.

Book lovers rejoice – Buick has your back

Buick and OnStar are partnering with to provide support for streaming audio books through Apple CarPlay in 2016.