Verizon Changes Direction on 3G Shutdown

Verizon has announced it is delaying the shutdown of its 3G network indefinitely.

T-Mobile Soon Will Require VoLTE Phones

T-Mobile will soon require all phones on its network to support 4G Voice over LTE (VoLTE) in an effort to free up spectrum.

5G Deploying Faster Than 4G

While it may seem 5G is taking a long time to roll out, new data shows deployment is moving along much faster than its predecessors.

New 5G Security Flaws Discovered, Threatening Privacy and Security

Companies around the world are working to roll out 5G networks, facing regulatory, logistic, economic and technical hurdles along the way. Now, according to WIRED, researchers have discovered a number of new flaws in the specification, adding yet another challenge…

4G Data Use to Overtake 3G Worldwide by 2016

Mobile providers in the U.S. are constantly waging marketing battles touting their 4G networks and speeds. High-end smartphone manufacturers have all moved past 4G as a differentiating feature for their handsets. Despite this situation, market research firm ABI Research estimates…

Apple Announcement: FaceTime Will Work Over Cellular Network

When FaceTime was first introduced, people often wondered if they would one day have the ability to make calls over 3G. At first it was only available on Wi-Fi, but no longer. As part of the announcement for the new…

AT&T Increases Data Caps For Prepaid Plans

AT&T has announced that they are raising the data caps on some of their data plans. Under the new caps, the same amount of money will get you twice the data. Now, before all you iPhone owners get your hopes…

AT&T, Verizon, T-mobile, and Sprint Scored on Speed

Wireless carriers make all sorts of claims when trying to sell data plans to smartphone users. It can be hard to sort out which carriers advertise their 3G and 4G networks as the fastest, most reliable, and most widespread. To…

Mobile Apps Drain Battery Because of Free Ads

Recently, we talked about how there are security risks associated with some mobile apps, not because of the app itself, but because of the ad module that runs within free apps to generate revenue. Now, we find that these same…