Nokia 3.1 Plus and Nokia 2 V launched in the US on Cricket and Verizon

HMD Global has announced collaborations with three leading wireless providers in North America – Cricket Wireless and Verizon in the United States and Rogers Communications, Inc. in Canada. As a part of the collaborations, the company is releasing the Nokia 3.1 on Cricket’s 4G LTE network and Nokia 2 V on Verizon.  Continue reading “Nokia 3.1 Plus and Nokia 2 V launched in the US on Cricket and Verizon”

Verizon to offer Inseego MiFi 5G NR Mobile Hotspot in 2019

Inseego Corp and Verizon demonstrated Virtual Reality Telemedicine over 5G at Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit. Both the companies have conducted a live virtual reality telemedicine demonstration in partnership with Columbia University using an Inseego mobile hotspot device that is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform and Snapdragon X50 5G modem and antenna modules with integrated RF transceiver, RF front-end, and antenna elements, running on Verizon’s 5G NR mobile network. Continue reading “Verizon to offer Inseego MiFi 5G NR Mobile Hotspot in 2019”

Samsung and Verizon demonstrate 5G data transmission using 400MHz of mmWave spectrum

Samsung, Qualcomm, and Verizon have announced a successful 5G New Radio (NR) data connection using 400MHz of bandwidth in the 28GHz spectrum, resulting in maximum throughput of more than 1.7 Gbps. The data connection demonstrated the delivery of multi-gigabit 5G speeds to a smartphone form-factor mobile test device. Continue reading “Samsung and Verizon demonstrate 5G data transmission using 400MHz of mmWave spectrum”

Samsung, Verizon team up to bring first commercial 5G smartphone early 2019

Verizon and Samsung announced that they will bring the first commercial 5G smartphone to the market in the first half of 2019. The companies will unveil a proof of concept, powered by the upcoming flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile Platform with the Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem and antenna modules with integrated RF transceiver, RF front-end, and antenna elements, at the annual Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit later this week. Continue reading “Samsung, Verizon team up to bring first commercial 5G smartphone early 2019”

Verizon ‘My Number’ lets you add multiple phone numbers on a single device

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Verizon’s ‘My Numbers’, a new app for Android lets you add up to four additional numbers to a single smartphone with unlimited domestic calling and texting. Continue reading “Verizon ‘My Number’ lets you add multiple phone numbers on a single device”

Verizon, Motorola complete 5G data transmission on Moto Z3 with 5G Moto Mod

Verizon in partnership with Motorola, Samsung, and Qualcomm has announced the completion of the world’s first 5G data transmission on a smartphone on a commercial 3GPP 5G New Radio (NR) network. This test was completed with a Moto Z3 paired with a 5G Moto Mod. Continue reading “Verizon, Motorola complete 5G data transmission on Moto Z3 with 5G Moto Mod”

Verizon 5G Home broadband service available in the US starting October 1

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Verizon has launched ‘Verizon 5G Home’, the world’s first commercial 5G broadband internet service. Users in the USA can sign up to be a “First On 5G” Member. Verizon 5G Home will initially be available in parts of Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, and Sacramento. It is built on Verizon’s Ultra-Wideband 5G network. Continue reading “Verizon 5G Home broadband service available in the US starting October 1”

Samsung SmartThings Tracker with LTE-M, GPS announced

Samsung SmartThings Tracker

Samsung Electronics today announced its new SmartThings Tracker, which is its small, lightweight GPS tracking device connected through an LTE-M network that can easily be attached to backpacks, a set of keys, pet collars and more. Continue reading “Samsung SmartThings Tracker with LTE-M, GPS announced”

Verizon completes first 5G NR call on a commercial network with simulated smartphone

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Verizon, Ericsson, and Qualcomm Technologies today announced that they have completed the first end-to-end call with a smartphone form factor test device on a commercial 3GPP 5G New Radio (NR) network in Minneapolis, MN. This test demonstrates the experience consumers will eventually have on a commercial 5G NR network when it becomes available.  Continue reading “Verizon completes first 5G NR call on a commercial network with simulated smartphone”

RED HYDROGEN ONE with Holographic display coming to AT&T and Verizon on Nov 2, Pre-orders to ship starting October 9

RED finally has announced the launch timeline of its first smartphone; Hydrogen One. The phone was first announced back in July 2017 and its unique selling point is a holographic display. Though the initial launch date was Q1 2018, after delaying it for a while the company has now finally mentioned that it is coming to AT&T and Verizon in the USA and Telcel in Mexico. Continue reading “RED HYDROGEN ONE with Holographic display coming to AT&T and Verizon on Nov 2, Pre-orders to ship starting October 9”

RED HYDROGEN ONE smartphone with Holographic display coming to AT&T and Verizon in August

RED Hydrogen

RED, popular for its high-end cameras back in July last year had introduced the RED HYDROGEN ONE. Though the initial launch date was Q1 2018, after delaying it for a while, the phone is finally coming to AT&T and Verizon in the USA and Telcel in Mexico in August. Pre-orders will ship about a month before the official launch date.
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Verizon plans to rebrand Yahoo and AOL as Oath

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Last year in July, Verizon announced it will acquire Yahoo’s operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash. Now the company has revealed that post the acquisition, Yahoo’s core assets will be merged with AOL and the newly created content division will be called as Oath. Continue reading “Verizon plans to rebrand Yahoo and AOL as Oath”

Nokia 5G FIRST end-to-end 5G solution announced in partnership with Verizon

Nokia 5G First

Nokia has announced 5G FIRST end-to-end 5G solution that incorporates AirScale and AirFrame technology, including AirScale massive MIMO Adaptive Antenna, Cloud Packet Core and mobile transport to bring new capabilities to operators. Nokia will make its commercial 5G FIRST end-to-end solution available in the second half of 2017. Continue reading “Nokia 5G FIRST end-to-end 5G solution announced in partnership with Verizon”

Verizon launches unlimited data plan

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U.S operator Verizon today announced “Verizon Unlimited” that offers unlimited data, calling and texting (to Mexico and Canada) and up to 500 MB/day of 4G LTE roaming (in Mexico and Canada) at $80 per month for individual line or $45 per line for four lines with unlimited data, talk and text. This also includes 10GB Hotspot tethering at LTE speeds. Continue reading “Verizon launches unlimited data plan”