Verizon 4G LTE Test Market Trials Kick Off in Boston and Seattle This…

Verizon's not dicking around on LTE—what's LTE?—they're planning trials later this year in Seattle and Boston, with the stated goal still commercial launches in 30 markets next year (not in time for Apple tablet). [PCMag via PhoneScoop] » 7/27/09 8:20pm 7/27/09 8:20pm

Verizon Promises More Coverage with 4G Than It Now Provides With 3G

Verizon Wireless CTO Tony Melone, speaking today, promised that Verizon's 4G coverage with the LTE technology would be even wider than current coverage with its familiar CDMA and EVDO network. » 4/02/09 1:21am 4/02/09 1:21am

Giz Explains: Why WiMax and LTE Wireless 4G Data Will Blow Your Mind

3G sucks. Yeah I said it. Try watching YouTube video or hell, loading Giz. Real wireless, ubiquitous broadband for slurping up crazy data anywhere, anytime is coming. Soon. In the form of WiMax and LTE. » 3/11/09 2:00pm 3/11/09 2:00pm

Verizon LTE Wireless Clocking 60Mbps In US Tests, Confirmed to Launch…

Verizon's rollout of its 4G Long Term Evolution network is in the trial phase in three metro areas, and lucky testers are seeing peak speeds of 60Mbps—wireless. Best of all, 2010 commercial launch is confirmed. » 2/18/09 1:30pm 2/18/09 1:30pm

Nokia High Fives Verizon For Picking GSM 4G Technology

The biggest yet least splashy news may still be Verizon Wireless's choice of 4G network, that is, following parent Vodafone to Nokia's Long-Term Evolution rather than choosing the Sprint/Intel WiMax way or sticking with EV-DO. Today Nokia, the self-styled "the world leader in converged devices," applauded VZW for its… » 12/03/07 10:07am 12/03/07 10:07am

Verizon Switches to GSM's Side For Ultra Highspeed 4G Technology

Verizon Wireless today announced it would support "Long Term Evolution" (LTE), the super fast 4G technology currently in testing from Nokia and its European friends in the 3GPP group, and operating at a blistering 100Mbps. It's certainly hot technology, but one seen as an extension of GSM's high-speed packet… » 11/29/07 8:10am 11/29/07 8:10am

Nokia Successfully Tests 100Mbps Wireless Data Network

Today Nokia said that in technical trials, the target of 100Mbps download speed and 50Mbps upload speed for its next-gen cellular data network "can be met," and promised initial deployment by 2010. Americans probably won't see it until later, since the 3GPP LTE (don't ask) initiative has more momentum across the… » 11/07/07 11:53am 11/07/07 11:53am

Verizon, AT&T To Share 4G Network Technology

When the next phase of wide-area wireless networking rolls out, AT&T and Verizon Wireless will be using the same technology, the 100-megabit Long Term Evolution (LTE). Not surprisingly, it will be the same technology used by Verizon's GSM-flavored corporate parent, Vodafone. » 9/21/07 1:23pm 9/21/07 1:23pm