AT&T Is Buying NextWave Wireless For Potentially $50 Million

AT&T announced today that it has agreed to acquire NextWave Wireless. The price is $25 million, plus a contingent payment of up to an additional $25 million. Through a separate agreement, AT&T will also acquire NextWave’s debt for a total…

Nielsen Says Younger Users Will Adopt 4G Networks

This probably comes as no surprise, but consumers under the age of 34 in the United States are the most likely to adopt 4G technology. From the first quarter in 2011 to the first quarter in 2012, the popularity of…

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…

Verizon Wants to Put 4G in Your Car

With 4G coverage growing throughout the U.S., it makes sense that carriers are now pushing harder than ever for subscribers. The problem is, smartphones still remain the major source of subscriptions to 4G networks. Sure, there are tablets and a…

Sprint’s LTE Network To Be Slower But More Consistent Than Verizon, AT&T

As you may have noticed, LTE is all the rage these days. Everyone, it seems, is in the process of building a 4G LTE cell phone network. Verizon already has a fairly sizable one up and running, and AT&T isn’t…

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…

Homeless Hotspots Could Result in Numerous Public Health and Safety Risks

Marketing agency BBH Labs was been inspired to turn local homeless people into hotspots while attending the South by South West conference in Austin, Texas. Each homeless representative will be given a sign and a 4G connection to alert people…

New iPad 4G Models’ Shipping Dates Already Delayed

Less than 24 hours after the new iPad was unveiled and put up for pre-sale, some of its models have already been delayed. In terms of shipping dates, some 4G enabled models on AT&T’s network have been pushed back three…

iPad 3 Launching With 4G LTE After All [Rumor]

We’re only a day away from the big iPad 3 (or is it iPad HD) event that Apple’s holding in San Francisco. Invites were sent out last week, saying that the Cupertino company has “something you really have to see…and…

SNL Spoofs Verizon’s 4G LTE Ads

Saturday Night Live has been accused by some people these days of not being that funny anymore and that all of its good actors have moved on. SNL proved last night that they still got it. A sketch last night…