Virgin Mobile dials up Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE

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Virgin Mobile today announced its first 4G LTE smartphone is now available. Priced at $299.99, the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE can be purchases online at virginmobileusa.com. Details include a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 4-inch display, 5-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing ...

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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy SIII 4G LTE release date leaked?

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Back in December, we heard that Samsung is working on 4G LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy S III, codenamed as the SGH-T999L. After that, things got pretty quiet for the Samsung and T-Mobile collabroration. Today, though, TmoNews released a screenshot telling us that the SGH-T999L is alive and ...

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MetroPCS calls on $200 LG Spirit for latest smartphone

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MetroPCS today announced the carrier’s latest smartphone, the Android-powered LG Spirit, is now available. Among other details, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset features a 4.5-inch display, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 5-megapixel camera (rear), front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera, ...

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LG VS870 could be Verizon’s LG Escape

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In a recent clearing at the FCC, the LG VS870 may be making its way to Verizon in the near future. The VS870 is virtually the same device as the LG Escape, a 4.3″ budget phone on AT&T. If all pans out, the VS870 looks to be a Verizon variant with the same 4.3″ screen, now ...

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Sprint begins 4G LTE build in 28 new markets

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Sprint has 28 new markets set to see 4G LTE speeds and services in the coming months, according to a press release from the carrier. Development has begun in the more than two dozen areas and should be wrapped in the near term. Note that if you live in one of the following markets that... Read More

Kyocera E6710 Torque passes through FCC en route to Sprint

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A Kyocera E6710 ‘Torque’ recently passed through the FCC, tipping  one of Sprint’s next 4G LTE smartphones. Details thus far are somewhat scarce, but are reported to include NFC, a pair of cameras, and an overall rugged design. Looking at the photo, the Torque appears to run ...

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Verizon 4G LTE network surpasses 470 markets

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The nation’s largest wireless carrier shows no signs of letting up as the year draws to a close, today announcing a milestone in coverage. With new areas getting 4G LTE coverage over the past few days and weeks, Verizon now blankets 470 markets across the country. Two years after its ...

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MetroPCS adds Avid 4G to smartphone portfolio

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MetroPCS today announced another 4G LTE smartphone, the ZTE Avid 4G, an entry-level Android experience. Priced at $149, the handset runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and is immediately available in stores and online. Details for the Avid 4G include a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 5-megapixel ...

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Strategy Analytics: 275 million 4G LTE smartphone shipments in 2013

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The number of 4G LTE smartphone shipments will triple in the coming  year, says research firm Strategy Analytics. Forecast to hit 275 million in 2013 this will dwarf the 91 million shipments over the last 12 months. Among the companies poised to capitalize most are Samsung, LG, and Apple ...

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AT&T keeps chugging along, announces five new 4G LTE markets

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AT&T, wanting to finish out the year strong, has another five markets officially getting 4G LTE coverage. Bringing the total number of markets to 125, there’s still plenty of catching up to do if they hope to compete against Verizon’s 440+ areas. That said, each week seems to ...

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Sprint expands LTE coverage to six new markets

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Sprint has an early Christmas gift for customers living in a half dozen markets in the United States and Puerto Rico. Effective immediately those in the following areas will have access to the carrier’s growing 4G LTE network. Some of you may have already noticed faster data speeds ...

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Sprint announces Clearwire acquisition

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Sprint today announced that it has officially entered into an agreement to acquire the roughly 50 percent stake in Clearwire that it currently does not own. At a rate of $2.97 per share, the price comes in at 128 percent value as compared to the closing price of shares on the day before the ...

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AT&T expands 4G LTE network by another 7 markets

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AT&T, showing no signs of slowing down, has expanded the 4G LTE network by another seven markets. A number of announcements hitting the carrier’s press page tell us that the following cities and smaller metro areas are getting faster data speeds: Pullman, Washington Moscow, Idaho ...

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AT&T expands 4G LTE to four new markets

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AT&T has grown its LTE network by four more metro areas, bring the total figure to 113 markets. The carrier today announced that four U.S. markets — Auburn, Ala.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Nashua, NH; and Wilkes Barre, Pa — can now officially access its LTE data network and that its ...

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MetroPCS adds $170 Samsung Galaxy Admire 4G to portfolio

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MetroPCS today added its latest Android handset, the Samsung Galaxy Admire 4G, to its growing roster of 4G LTE smartphones. Priced at $169.99, the phone features a 3.65-inch display, a 1GHz processor, a 3-megapixel camera and something called Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Yeah, it’s that kind ...

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