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EE and Three agree to share infrastructure and costs to boost UK 4G LTE

The rollout of 4G in the UK was slow to get started and has been a slow process ever since. All of the major UK carriers now at least have some 4G LTE coverage, albeit most are limited. However, EE and three, the UK’s largest and smallest networks, respectively, have agreed to share 4G infrastructure and costs to boost LTE speeds and availability in the…

EE signs up two million new UK 4G users, twice their target for 2013

The UK was slow to get on board with 4G LTE technologies, our first 4G network launching in late 2012, but it seems the population is keen to take advantage of the new, faster data services. EE, the first carrier in the UK to offer 4G LTE, has announced that it currently has 2 million subscribers on its ’4GEE’ network. The company revealed that it had a…

Apple testing LTE Networks before allowing iPhone access

According to Telecoms.com, Apple has been conducting independent tests on LTE networks before it gives iPhone carriers the go ahead to offer the iPhone 5 as an LTE device. The news comes as a direct reversal of the standard relationship between carrier and manufacturer. Usually, it was the carrier that would refuse to sell a device until it was…

Apple Will Release Three Separate Pieces Of iPhone 5 Hardware To Meet Global Network Requirements

As announced during the keynote presentation, the iPhone 5 comes with a new wireless networking system that supports HSPA+, DC-HSDPA and LTE bands. In total, the iPhone 5 supports 7 different bands from GPRS to LTE to meet global network requirements. Apple will make three separate pieces of hardware to meet global demand, including two separate GSM…

Apple offers refunds to Australian iPad users due to 4G confusion

Many people in Australia are not happy with Apple right now. You see, the 4G iPad the company is selling there can’t actually connect to a 4G network, as it’s only compatible with Verizon’s or AT&T’s 4G networks here in the US. In fact, the 4G branding of the new iPad has led so many Australians to believe – understandably – that they could connect…

AT&T expanding LTE network

One of the new iPad’s biggest improvements is the inclusion of 4G LTE technology. If you’re willing to pay a monthly fee, you can nab an iPad that’s connected to the latest and greatest in mobile data on Sprint or Verizon. And, just in time for the release of the new iPad on March 16, AT&T has announced that it will roll out its LTE network to 12…