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AT&T Renames Its 3G Network a 4G Network

Marketing move could be driven in part by rumored Verizon iPhone

(Newser) - AT&T pulled off the cheapest network upgrade ever yesterday, changing its 3G network into a 4G one by… renaming it. Yep, in a move that’s sure to make the term “4G” even more meaningless than it already was, AT&T has rebranded its existing network, and will...

Verizon to Launch 4G Network on Sunday

Though it's not technically 4G

(Newser) - Verizon will debut its high-speed wireless network on Sunday, making it available to devices in major cities such as New York, LA, and Chicago, reports CNET . (The company has coverage details here .) Though Verizon is referring to the network as "4G" in advertisements, it does not meet the...

Today's 4G Isn't Actually 4G

Gizmodo: It's just 'marketing' noise; the real thing awaits

(Newser) - The big US carriers are making a lot of noise about their 4G networks, but Matt Buchanan of Gizmodo points out a wee problem: "None of these networks are actually 4G. Not by a long shot." There's technical standards for these things, and what's out there now or...

Horrific Cell Phone Calls Are About to Get Crystal Clear

Thanks, in part, to 4G

(Newser) - Cell phone quality keeps improving—the apps! the sleek design!—in every area except one: voice quality. For those who have been plagued by infuriating things like annoying delays that cause both people on the call to talk at the same time, take heart, writes Scott Woolley at Fortune...

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