Earlier this week, AT&T announced that its 4G LTE network now reaches more than 300 million people. This milestone was part of the company’s 2014 yearend-objectives. This increase shows a positive impact to its Project VIP plan it announced in November of 2012.
With an increase in traffic of 2.5 times since the project began, the spread of the 4G LTE availability is greatly welcomed by its customers. With new phones and new technology, the faster speeds and reliable network, AT&T customers have noticed positive impacts to their mobile, Internet experiences.
The AT&T Beam is a great USB modem that offers fast LTE speeds for an affordable price. The Beam comes with a built-in, small LCD panel that shows signal strength, network type, and data usage right on the device. The AT&T Beam is available on AT&T for $19.99 with a two-year agreement and qualifying monthly data plan.
This week, Verizon Wireless expanded its 4G LTE coverage in Tennessee’s rural areas. This enhanced coverage includes areas along I-75 in Campbell County and in Lincoln County. With this expansion, 94 percent of the residents in Tennessee are covered with Verizon’s LTE service.
Since the beginning of the year, Verizon Wireless has added 34 4G LTE-enabled cellular towers in Tennessee since January 2013. This means that an additional 78,492 people are now covered by the service across the state. The speed increase will allow users to experience speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G.
With a 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, the Droid Incredible 4G LTE has the power to efficiently manage ICS and the features it brings. It is a little slower than some of its competitors, but the screens switch smoothly while paging through apps and launching the basic ones.
The call quality on the HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE is very good on the Verizon 4G LTE network. Whether driving through Nashville or in a stationary building downtown, both the caller and the recipient sounded clear. The device maintained a strong connection with no digitization or dropping during some short tests.Read more
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In a press release, AT&T announced that the Motorola Atrix HD will be available for purchase starting July 15. The phone will cost consumers $99.99 with a two-year agreement.
The Motorola Atrix HD will run Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich and be available in two colors Modern White and Titanium. At 8.4 millimeters and a Kevlar coating, this is an incredibly strong and thin device. There is an invisible nano-coating on the phone that acts as a splashguard – not only on the outer shell, but on the electrical circuit boards inside as well.
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