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    U.S. Cellular Rolls Out 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot

    U.S. Cellular today confirmed its expansion into the realm of 4G LTE devices with the launch of the Samsung SCH-LC11 Mobile Hotspot. According to the mobile operator, the lightweight device gives users the quality high-speed connectivity they expect. The device is available online directly from the carrier now but it will also be in stores …   Read More

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    AT&T Exec Says Standard Tablet Features May Soon Change

    Today, only half of all iPads sold are those with a corresponding radio that now only lends users a new connectivity option, but also requires more cash up front for the hardware. But in a new interview with Macworld, Glenn Lurie – president of emerging devices at AT&T – says that cell radios should – …   Read More

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    ABI Says Mobile Core Revenues Dipped Last Year

    According to a new report published Tuesday by ABI Research, operator spending for mobile core networks decreased from $24.6 billion in 2010 to $21.4 billion in 2011. This information is derived from the revenues reported by network equipment vendors. “The overall decrease in mobile core network spending comes despite significant operator investments in 2011 for …   Read More

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    Public Knowledge Issues Consumer Warning Against 4G: “Data Caps Discourage Activities That 4G Enable”

    Washington D.C. -based public interest group Public Knowledge has published a new consumer warning against new 4G service being offered by wireless operators in the U.S. In a new report entitled “4G + Data Caps = Magic Beans,” the firm said¬†that “consumers will find their experiences with the faster services severely hampered by the rationing …   Read More

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    Journalism Goes 3G with New BBC App for Mobile News Reporting

    The BBC is going mobile. The venerable British news organization is actively developing a smartphone app that, according to published reports, will enable BBC reporters in the field to upload video, photos and audio clips directly into the BBC system from an Apple iPhone or iPad. The new app, due to be in use within …   Read More

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    Qualcomm Turns to mHealth for New Self Quality Care Project in Korea

    Qualcomm, a leader in 3G and next-generation mobile technologies, is ramping up its Wireless Reach initiative by forging relationships for an exciting new project with Gyeonggi Province, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC), and Korea Telecom (KT). Given the rapidly escalating age of the Korean population and the similar escalation in associated medial …   Read More

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    Sprint, BodyMedia Partner for Mobile Health Solutions

    Sprint has announced a new partnership with health monitoring systems provider BodyMedia and the result of which could be a newer, healthier you. At least that’s the pitch that Sprint and BodyMedia are trying to make in a clear effort to capitalize on the fitness frenzies that usually accompany the start of a new year …   Read More

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    Wi-Fi iPad Arriving in China

    The iPad will make its grand debut in an unlikely location this Friday, September 17th. On Monday, Apple announced that China will receive the Wi-Fi iPad before the end of the week. The tablet will be available through Apple’s retail outlets and other select authorized dealers. The 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB models will all be …   Read More

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    Netflix App Adds Video Streaming for iPhone, iPod

    Version 1.1.0 of the hugely popular Netflix App has been released. And, as promised, it delivers video streaming Support both to Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch. The iOS App Store software update, released on Thursday, makes good on the pledge from Netflix last April to provide iPhone and iPod touch users with the ability stream …   Read More

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    3G Carries Bulk of Android Mobile Video Traffic

    Mobile video ad network Rhythm NewMedia indicates in a new report that 3G networks are responsible for carrying a whopping 72% of all video content watched on Android smartphones in the United States. When it comes to video consumption over 3G, Android takes the cake hands down. iPhone users, in fact, only tap 3G for …   Read More