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Sprint

Sprint switching to 4G LTE beginning in 2012

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Sprint opted to use WiMax for its 4G network because it allowed the company to be first to market with a “4G” marketing strategy. However, Verizon has since surpassed Sprint’s WiMax footpr…

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Android News

Apps World brings 2,500+ mobile tech workers together in NYC this November

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Androinica.com is a big fan of events and conferences that connect people involved in mobile technology. Next month, such an event will take place in New York City as more than 2,500 people meet up at Apps World N…

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AT&T

Sprint and Verizon speak about AT&T-Mobile in very different ways

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The CEO’s of Sprint and Verizon have both recently commented on AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile. But the CEO’s of the nation’s leading CDMA carriers have differing vi…

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AT&T

AT&T vs. Verizon 4G LTE battle begins this Sunday

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AT&T has been advertising “4G” since 2010, but the HSPA+ speeds available on AT&T’s phones were well short of what most would consider to be next generation. Beginning Sunday, Se…

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Android News

Is Verizon’s Android carrier share really in that much trouble?

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Verizon sparked Android’s rapid ascent when it released the Motorola Droid in late 2009. Nearly two years later, Verizon is still the dominant carrier in the United States, though its market share amon…

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Android News

Carrier Share of Android: AT&T growing, Verizon declining [Stats]

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Chitika Insights, the research division of online ad agency Chitika, has compiled information to create a chart showing the Android traffic by carrier. This represents the percentage of total active Androi…

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Carriers

Are good phones more important than good customer service?

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T-Mobile USA routinely gets rated as the top carrier when it comes to customer satisfaction of in-store purchases. JD Power & Associates has awarded T-Mo top ratings for as long as I can remember; yet, T-Mo…

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T-Mobile

T-Mobile USA loses 50,000 customers because “overall trends remain difficult”

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T-Mobile USA lost another 50,000 customers in Q2 2011 according to its quarterly earnings report issue today. It continues a long-running trend of T-Mobile failing to attract and keep customers, despite hav…

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Verizon

Verizon 4G LTE coverage map gets massive expansion this week

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Verizon is putting heat on rivals when it comes to 4G coverage. Nobody is happy to see Verizon introduce tiered data packages, but those willing to pay the price are greeted by 4G speeds faster than Sprint (WiMax…

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Android News

Verizon confirms tiered data pricing, begins on July 7

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We previously mentioned that there was talk of Verizon discontinuing their unlimited data plan for smart phones. Verizon confirmed this rumor, and gave official details about their new tiered data plans. Th…

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Carriers

Vodafone Android Market channel is a first for European carriers

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And just like that, Vodafone has joined the ranks of carriers with their own aisle in the Android Market. Vodafone announced that it has created a special tab in the Market in which the carrier will curate its own…

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Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Z is a lesser Galaxy S2 that’s still pretty attractive

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If one takeaways the jaw-dropping awesomeness that is the Samsung Galaxy S II and downgrades some of the specs, he or she would assume that resulting phone would still be pretty attractive. Samsung, no strange…

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Verizon

Verizon tiered data, and why price is the most important factor in cell phone purchases [STATS]

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Verizon made it clear months ago that it would introduce tiered data prices – meaning you pay more to get more – as the carrier rolled out its 4G LTE network. Verizon recently confirmed the pricing s…

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Verizon

Verizon: 4G phones will continue to be more expensive, network will be more reliable

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Why are Verizon 4G phones so expensive? Smartphone buyers – and Android phone buyers, especially – have grown accustom to paying $199 when buying phones on a two-year contract. But the 4G LTE Veri…

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AT&T

AT&T 4G LTE heads south: first five LTE markets named

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“I thought AT&T already had 4G,” quipped Sprint CEO Dan Hesse during the CTIA 2011 roundtable. Hesse was referring to AT&T calling its HSPA+ network “4G” even though the sp…

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