Three U.K. has confirmed that all customers have now been switched to a 4G tariff, allowing them to connect to LTE networks where available at no extra cost. Three’s LTE coverage now spans 36 towns and cities across Britain, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, and Liverpool.
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Google is currently in the process of pushing out a relatively minor over-the-air maintenance update to all LTE-enabled variants of the Nexus 7 located in the United States. Sadly, this upgrade doesn’t bring any major software modifications, but it does include support for Verizon’s super-fast 4G LTE network — just pop your Verizon SIM in, add the device to your plan for an additional $10 per month and you’ll be good to go.
Tesco Mobile has today announced that it is giving all contract customers in the U.K. 4G LTE services at no extra cost. They will continue to pay the same price they’ve been paying for 3G, but they’ll get significantly faster speeds in 4G areas throughout the country.
The demand for 4G LTE connectivity has never been greater, so, consequently, operators are pulling out all the stops to try to fulfil the extremely high demand and Sprint Corporation is no exception. In an effort to keep up with its competitors, Sprint announced this morning that it has launched its high-speed 4G LTE data in an additional 40 locations across the United States, bumping its networks total number of nationwide markets up to 340.
LG unwrapped its first high-end Android-powered flagship tablet, the G Pad 8.3 in the United States back in October, 2013, however, the South Korean company has never mentioned that an LTE-enabled variant would also be touching down in the States, too. A recent FCC filing shows that the upcoming G Pad variant, model number VK810 will support Verizon’s LTE and HSPA data services, therefore, confirming 4G capabilities are on the way.
AT&T has again broadened its horizons by upgrading and expanding its LTE connectivity services to 20 additional new locations. The announcement was made in a sequential series of press releases on the carrier’s website, and the operator didn’t fail to grab this opportunity to remind us that it was named as having the fastest 4G LTE connection in the U.S.A. throughout the entire year of 2013.
The HP Chromebook 11 is now available with LTE connectivity for $379 — $100 more than the original Wi-Fi only model. The device, which is compatible with Verizon’s LTE network, is currently exclusive to the United States and available to purchase from Best Buy both in store and online.
Who remembers HTC’s Droid Incredible 4G LTE? Well, Verizon finally has. The operator has at last posted the official update documents for its first major maintenance upgrade in just under two years. The paperwork reveals that update version 2.19.605.2710RD is scheduled to bring some new applications, as well as a truckload of stability improvements, security patches, bug fixes and speed optimizations.
Not for the first this month, AT&T has announced in a series of press releases on its official website that it’s in the process of switching on its super-fast 4G LTE network, and this time its in additional twelve markets spread across the U.S. This announcement bumps the operators total LTE market count up to a mind-blowing 488 locations, which makes it the largest 4G-enabled carrier located in the United States.
Still can’t decide what to ask Santa for this Christmas? How about a gold HTC One? The new handset has today gone on sale in the U.K. through retailers Carphone Warehouse and Phones 4U, and it’s available for free on two-year contracts from £29 per month — with next-day delivery.