Larger Phone Screens Drive Mobile Video Consumption

No, it’s not an hilarious analyst April Fools’ Day joke. Although, the elementary logic may suggest otherwise: larger screen phones — such as phablets — are a key driver in increased mobile video consumption. Read More


China Mobile Kicks Off iPhone Preorders Thursday, 4G Network Booting Up Dec. 18

People queue up to buy the new iPad during its China launch at the Apple store in ShanghaiLast week, it came out that China Mobile and Apple had finally penned a deal to bring the iPhone to China’s largest mobile network, and now the Wall Street Journal reports that iPhone 5s pre-order sales begin this Thursday, with China Mobile’s new 4G services going live on Dec. 18.


Vodafone 4G coming to 5 UK cities on September 28th with 4GB of extra data

While EE celebrates reaching 1 million 4G subscribers, Vodafone is stepping up its game to get you to become part of its LTE family. Originally limited to London at launch, Vodafone says it plans to roll out its 4G network in Birmingham, Coventry,…


EE hits one million 4G customers four months ahead of goal

EE said it wanted to have a million 4G customers by the end of the year, but it won’t have to wait nearly that long. The UK carrier just topped that mark four months ahead of its stated deadline while its competitors are just getting off the start…


Nikkei: KDDI plans 220 Mbps cellular network upgrade for summer 2014

Think 150Mbps LTE-Advanced data is quick? KDDI could offer far more bandwidth next year. Nikkei claims that the Japanese carrier plans to upgrade its cellular network to 220 Mbps data as soon as summer 2014. Service would reportedly launch with an…


Three launching 4G in London, Birmingham and Manchester in December

Since today’s the day that Vodafone and O2 launch their 4G networks, Three has piped up to remind you that its own LTE rollout isn’t too far behind. Customers in London, Birmingham and Manchester will be getting an early Christmas present when the…


EE doubling 4G spectrum allocation in 12 cities tomorrow to boost speed

EE invited us to a breakfast get-together this morning, and spectrum was on the menu. Back in April, EE reported that it would be doubling the LTE spectrum allocation in ten cities, promising twice the speeds, at some point during the summer. We n…


US military will spend $23 billion on cyber defense, create its own secure 4G network

The US Department of Defense told a Washington thinktank yesterday that it would spend $23 billion in the next four years to kick its cyber defenses up a gear. That’ll include building out a “secure 4G wireless network that will get iPads, iPhones…