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5G is coming — here’s what to expect, and when to expect it on your carrier

5G mobile technology is confusing, but it doesn't have to be. Here's how 5G will boost your network stability, speed, and coverage, and just when you can expect to see the benefits.
Mobile

U.S. stays in fifth in global 4G availability rankings, increases in 4G speed

According to OpenSignal's latest State of LTE report, the country with the best 4G availability is South Korea -- yet again. While the U.S. is still in fifth place for availability, it has seen an increase in 4G speed since November.
Mobile

The Mi Mix 2 is the first Xiaomi phone we can truly recommend you buy

If you’ve been put off checking out a Xiaomi phone in the past because it didn’t connect to 4G LTE networks in the U.S., then you need to see the Mi Mix 2. Not only does it connect to GSM 4G LTE networks, but it’s also a great value…
Mobile

5G to reach a billion people by 2023, with VR and AR firing up development

Mobile infrastructure company Ericsson predicts that in 2023, 20-percent of the global population will have access to a next-generation 5G data connection. That's around a billion people.
Mobile

Keep an eye on your pet or child with Fynd, the 4G LTE tracking device

Currently on Indiegogo, Fynd is a tracking device that runs on Sprint's 4G LTE coverage. While most Bluetooth trackers don't work beyond 100 feet, Fynd has unlimited nationwide range.
Mobile

The DuraXV LTE is a sturdy flip phone bound for Verizon’s airwaves

Kyocera's DuraXV LTE is the perfect basic phone for 4G LTE speed junkies on a Verizon plan. It starts at $264 and supports features like Push to Talk Plus, Wi-Fi Calling, and more.
Computing

Leak at Ignite 2017 suggests when the Surface Pro 2017 LTE model will land

At Microsoft's Ignite 2017 conference, a representative said the LTE version of the Surface Pro 2017 2-in-1 will be made available soon. Based on an early listing pulled last week, LTE support may be locked to the Core i5 models.
Mobile

When disaster strikes, this secret Verizon bunker keeps your phone working

Verizon's ultra-secure switching center in Yonkers, New York handles 300 million data connections every day. We took a tour to learn more about how the carrier has protected it against natural disasters.
Mobile

T-Mobile launched its 600MHz network, but no phone can take advantage of it

T-Mobile announced the nationwide rollout of its 600MHz network in early August. When fully deployed, it'll cover 321 million Americans. But right now, there aren't any devices compatible with it.
Mobile

Unlimited data plans are slowing down AT&T and Verizon 4G speeds

In OpenSignal's latest State of Mobile report, both carriers have experienced a decline in 4G speeds after reintroducing unlimited plans. Meanwhile, T-Mobile and Sprint saw an increase in LTE speeds.
Mobile

U.S. snags the fourth spot in global 4G availability rankings

The U.S. now ranks fourth in 4G availability, according to the latest OpenSignal report. However, the country is still far behind when it comes 4G speed in comparison to other countries.
Mobile

Verizon’s SmartHub packs 4G LTE and support for smart home devices

Need a hub to manage your automated devices and a 4G LTE router? Look no further than Verizon's new SmartHub, a $200 hotspot that combines the best of both worlds. It's available with Verizon Home, a subscription monitoring service.