News and analysis from the CDMA platform, the CDG, and 1xRTT & EV-DO platforms.
By Humberto Saabedra on February 25, 2010
Novatel has confirmed that it is currently developing a version of the critically acclaimed Mi-Fi 3G router modem, with a prototype version reaching 18Mbps throughput during testing. The chipset in the prototype is sourced from manufacturer Beceem with support for theoretical maximum speeds of 30Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload. Novatel has also confirmed that […]
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By Humberto Saabedra on February 19, 2010
Many Sprint executives, including CEO Dan Hesse have confirmed to Forbes that an HTC manufactured WiMax device based on Android will be released by the end of the first half of the year. The device in question is expected to be the HTC Supersonic, which was previously leaked last month. The executives go on to […]
By Humberto Saabedra on February 14, 2010
The FCC has revealed an as yet announced slider manufactured by Sharp which features CDMA EVDO Rev. A, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi radios on board. The aforementioned device would also be Sharp’s first CDMA device sold in the US, as it typically provides CDMA devices for Japanese carrier KDDI AU and GSM/UMTS devices across carriers inside […]
By Humberto Saabedra on January 27, 2010
Cable and internet service provider Cox has confirmed that it its currently testing LTE voice calls using its own AWS (1700 MHz) and 700 MHz spectrum. The LTE trials are taking place in Phoenix and San Diego while also deploying another network based on CDMA EVDO Rev. A. Cox has committed to both CDMA and […]
By Humberto Saabedra on January 5, 2010
Google held their long-awaited Android Press Event at their campus in Mountain View earlier this morning, here are the important details regarding the announcement: Google confirms previously leaked hardware specifications with the caveat that applications can only be installed on flash memory for the time being. Custom engraving is available as an option on the […]
By Humberto Saabedra on January 5, 2010
Image courtesy of Gizmodo During the Android Press Event this morning, Google has confirmed that Verizon Wireless will indeed support a separate CDMA version of the Nexus One this Spring with Vodafone providing support in Europe.Â Before the launch of the Verizon Nexus One, Google will offer the Motorola Droid as its placeholder.
By Humberto Saabedra on November 17, 2009
Samsung has announced a new version of its UbiCell femtocell that supports EVDO data access and will be released next year which will be marketed as the 3G Ubicell. The original Ubicell was marketed by Verizon Wireless as the Network Extender released in January and Sprint as the Airave, which was launched last July respectively […]
By Humberto Saabedra on October 26, 2009
The Novatel MiFi wireless router/modem combo device has a new firmware update available to address a sleep issue when plugged into AC power as well as improved compatibility with the Nintendo DS handheld console and BlackBerry Curve. The firmware update process is detailed in full for the Sprint and Verizon version courtesy of EVDOinfo.
By Humberto Saabedra on September 25, 2009
Verizon Wireless CTO Tony Melone has confirmed new key details in the carrier’s plans for the launch of its new LTE network scheduled for launch late next year. The LTE network will now function as an overlay to the existing native CDMA network, right down to the use of many existing cellsites and backhaul equipment. […]
By Humberto Saabedra on September 15, 2009
Google has announced the availability of the Android 1.6 SDK for developers. Android 1.6, coloquially codenamed “Donut” will be the first Android release with full support for CDMA devices, with the Sprint HTC Hero being the first device that includes 1.6. Changes to Android 1.6 include Quick Search Box for Android for users to search […]