Today's HeadlinesJan. 10, 2012
Nokia, Microsoft Unveil Windows Phone for AT&T
Nokia and Microsoft unveiled their first high-speed Windows Phone for AT&T at the Consumer Electronics Show, aiming to help both companies stage a comeback in the smart phone industry. The Lumia 900 will be available in the coming months exclusively from AT&T, the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier, the companies said at an event in Las Vegas yesterday. More
Leap Wireless Ponders Sprint LTE Tie-Up; Sprint Halts Lightsquared Investment
San Diego-based mobile operator Leap Wireless International says it is considering expanding its current 3G wholesale deal with Sprint Nextel in order to include LTE. "When we make a decision on whether we invest or do a wholesale agreement we go all the way down the P&L (profit and loss) and look at the [return on investment]." said Fierce Wireless CEO Doug Hutcheson. More
World Travelers Beware: 4G LTE Phones Won't Work Abroad
LTE may be the global standard for next-generation wireless networks, but that doesn't mean you can take your 4G Verizon Wireless phone abroad and expect to roam on other 4G networks. More
4G LTE Phones are Springing up Like Weeds Here at CES 2012
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This will be the year that LTE cements its place as the 4G standard, and the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show is silly with LTE phones. Unfortunately, if our experience here is any guide, even the highest-capacity networks can get overwhelmed when you throw enough bandwidth-gulping nerds at them. More
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