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Articles tagged with: hotspot

New Prepaid Mobile Broadband Service From Walmart

Walmart and TruConnect launched a prepaid mobile broadband service that lets you pay for the amount of data you use, rather than monthly. Essentially, you don’t have to pay $40 every month regardless if you used all your data. You just pay for the data you used. The service is called Internet To Go, and it uses Sprint’s 3G wireless network. Its a smart option if you only use your device to check email and do sporadic connections.

Momentum 4G and Elevate 4G by AT&T

AT&T’s LTE blitz starts this summer in five markets, seeking up to “at least 15″ by the end of this year. For that they need some new hardware to get-started.

The company also finally launched their two new 4G LTE devices which will connect users to the carrier’s hatchling 4G LTE data network. Its browsing and downloading capability has roaring speeds, a welcome change for current 3G users.

Pocket WiFi For $25 By Comcast

Comcast announced on Friday that it will be launching a new 3G/4G personal Mobile Hotspot, provided by Novatel Wireless. The product is known as the Mifi 4082 and is a mobile hotspot that allows up to five WiFi devices to share the Internet. This is obviously perfect for all those times you aren’t at home but need some coverage. It would probably be a great solution to camping trips or those few times where the power goes out.

Verizon’s 4G LTE Is Down Nationwide

Verizon’s 4G LTE network went down late last night, and is still down today. The Verizon 4G LTE outage has occurred through the country and affects the HTC Thunderbolt as well as 4G hotspots. The issue doesn’t affect 3G smartphones on the network, and is limited to 4G capable smartphones. So, if you’ve been holding out on that 4G purchase, yay for you!

Wi-Fi Introduces New Program, Streamlines Hotspots

Today the Wi-Fi Alliance announced a new program, intending to streamline connection to public hotspots. This new certification will also improve the relationship between Wi-Fi and cellular data, which are now in contact more than ever due to smartphones and tablets. This will include data to be transfered via either network in case of extreme data congestion. In addition, lots of carriers are switching form the stressed 3G network over to citywide Wi-Fi networks, which are better able to handle the ever increasing number of smartphone users.
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