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Voice-over-LTE deals with slow start, rival telephony apps

The technology to implement Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) is maturing, but mobile operators won't roll out telephony services in earnest until 2015. At the same time apps like Skype and Fring are growing quickly in popularity, according to Infonetics Research.

Now that LTE speeds for data are here, what's next?

In the continuing war between Verizon and AT&T, the battle has come down to LTE network size vs. LTE network speed. But new LTE technology isn't far over the horizon.

There's really no such thing as a 'best' mobile provider

It’s easy to get bogged down in debates over which is mobile provider is best. All that matters is which provider best serves your particular needs.

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Superslim Huawei P6 smartphone looks great, but don't expect a U.S. launch

Huawei generated some buzz Tuesday with the announcement of the Ascend P6, which the company bills as the world's thinnest smartphone.

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Samsung may introduce LTE Advanced version of Galaxy S4 in June

Samsung's lates variation of the Galaxy S4 will access the LTE Advanced network which (eventually) will deliver download speeds as high at 1 gbps.

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Sierra Wireless puts Verizon's LTE in cars, highlights M2M move to 4G

Sierra Wireless' latest embedded wireless module connects cars to Verizon's LTE network, underlining growing interest in the 4G technology while also highlighting its current drawbacks.

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Texas Instruments, Qualcomm to power small cells for better business networking

Texas Instruments and Qualcomm are working on products that will power small mobile base stations, also known as small cells, and help improve indoor coverage and speeds for enterprises.

New Qualcomm Snapdragon processor opens door for cheaper LTE smartphones

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Qualcomm has announced a new processor and modem combination that will open the door for cheaper LTE smartphones.

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LTE and smartphones drive mobile traffic, says Ericsson

The spread of smartphones, powered by fast 3G and LTE networks used to watch ever more video content, are pushing up the volume of mobile data traffic. The challenge for operators will be to turn that into more revenue, as users prefer Wi-Fi networks, an analyst said.

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Infographic: What you need to know about LTE wireless

A new wireless buzzword is showing up on store shelves, TV ads, and billboards: LTE, or Long-Term Evolution. Our collection of facts about this next generation of wireless tech will keep you ahead of the curve.

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