We’re the first to admit that we’re not shy about loading up on tech acronyms. Today, the reader receives a particularly hefty dose of the alphabet as we discuss the mobile standards GSM, CDMA and LTE. If nothing else, remember … Continue reading

Long Term Evolution, or LTE, is the cellular technology driving today’s mobile devices. As we mentioned previously, comparing 4G to LTE is like describing a stop on a long journey with 5G the next destination on the horizon. Also, LTE … Continue reading

In 1967 counterculture writer Richard Brautigan published a poem called “All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace” which in its quirky way foresaw the coming tech revolution of the 21st century, namely the Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine … Continue reading

Fixed wireless services have long been a staple of communications in lesser-developed countries (LDCs), particularly those with little wireline infrastructure. Rather than plow scarce resources into increasingly obsolete wireline technologies, LDCs opted instead for wireless technologies with their cheaper construction … Continue reading

Wi-MAX: sounds like bigger and better Wi-Fi. Indeed it is, and people all over the world use this IP-based platform to access the Internet. (Unless you’re a Sprint customer; more on that below.) WiMAX is an acronym for Worldwide Interoperability … Continue reading

What on earth is LTE?

by Morgan Staggers on September 11, 2016 in LTE

The initials stand for Long Term Evolution but the term sounds more akin to anthropology than technology. Network engineers tend to talk around the phrase rather than define it. Many (particularly marketers) equate LTE with 4G, as if they were … Continue reading

Understanding LTE Advanced

by Aeyne Schriber on August 17, 2014 in 4G,LTE

Not too long ago, 4G LTE was introduced as the fastest form of wireless connectivity. Now wireless carriers around the world are working on faster and reliable access with LTE Advanced technology. Mobile data traffic has been rapidly expanding and … Continue reading

The technology which is used to implement Voice over LTE has been advancing in recent years. However, many analysts predict that Voice over LTE will not be fully rolled out until the year 2015. Many of the cellular carriers are … Continue reading

Understanding 4G antennas is the first step toward choosing the right antenna for your device and wireless service. Although 3G and 4G antennas follow the same basic principles, there are many other factors that come into play when using a … Continue reading

If you were under the impression that cell phone carriers such as Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon were producing the fastest 4G phones, a company known as Yes which is less than two years old recently launched the Eclipse 4G phone … Continue reading

High speed broadband wireless Internet is becoming more widely available in many different parts of the globe and is delivered in a wider variety of different types of connections.  For people who are in the market for a smartphone or … Continue reading

If you have ever relied on a 3G or 4G coverage map to provide you with some direction as to where coverage is available, it is likely you came across some challenges associated with availability and reliability when it comes … Continue reading

Verizon recently showcased a line of new 4G wireless devices at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year.  The new devices utilize the Verizon’s 4G LTE network and have been developed from Verizon Innovation Centers one of which is in … Continue reading

Cellular network infrastructure presents a lot of challenges for network operators in terms of improving efficiency, increasing capacity to meet mobile device demands, and enhancing the speed of connectivity to accommodate bandwidth intensive applications, to name a few challenges.  Cellular … Continue reading

4G is the newest generation of high speed wireless broadband technology which offers a higher rate of data transfer than 3G technology.  The higher rate of data transfer accommodates more applications that demand a high speed Internet connection in order … Continue reading

If you are unfamiliar with Clear Internet it refers to WiMAX or 4G Internet connectivity.  This is the latest form of high speed broadband Internet with CLEAR formerly being the Clearwire company.  This type of broadband connectivity is known as … Continue reading

There are an increasing number of mobile broadband providers that are offering 4G Internet which is the next generation of 3G Internet.  4G is known as the next generation of Internet connectivity since it offers faster speeds than most of … Continue reading

If you have read a lot about the latest technologies you will find that 4G Internet coverage has taken the front stage as the next generation form of high speed wireless connectivity.  Although 4G is fairly new to the world … Continue reading

Everywhere you look you see advertisements from cell phone carriers regarding 4G coverage and since you see the promotions so frequently it almost appears as if 4G has arrived.  The truth is 4G has not completely arrived yet and when … Continue reading

4G Internet is fourth generation wireless Internet technology which offers a few more advantages than its predecessor, 3G.  Where 3G provides a faster data transfer rate, 4G offers a more inexpensive way to connect to the Internet while providing a … Continue reading

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