By Christopher Price on September 28, 2007
Verizon has launched the Novatel Wireless USB727 EVDO Rev. A USB modem. Meant to replace the U720, this is the first modem from Verizon to include a microSD slot which turns the modem into a mass storage device. The modem is currently available from Verizon Wireless online for $199.99 with 2 year agreement and $50 […]
By Christopher Price on September 20, 2007
According to a Reuters report, Vodafone chief Arun Sarin has confirmed that both Verizon and Vodafone would use the same cellular standard, with the caveat that it would be at least 2015 before complete integration occurs between both companies. Verizon has been known to support Qualcomm’s UMB (EVDO Rev. C) standard, although during the Goldman […]
By Christopher Price on February 17, 2006
Until this week, both Sprint and UTStarcom were confirming to PCS Intel directly that the PPC-6600 would be updated to support EV-DO. However, that has now changed. Katie Wasserman, the Vice President for Marketing of UTStarcom’s Personal Communications division confirmed directly to PCS Intel this week that the PPC-6600 would not be updated to support […]
By Christopher Price on February 10, 2006
Despite missing a planned timeframe to release an EV-DO update for the PPC-6600 by the end of January, Sprint today confirmed to PCS Intel that the update is still planned for release. Sprint now plans to release the update by the end of the first quarter of this year. The PPC-6601 continues to be Sprint’s […]
By Christopher Price on February 2, 2006
Verizon made waves with offering the first minutes-only 3G access with their NationalAccess network (using 1xRTT). Now, Verizon will offer EV-DO pricing that matches their aircard plans. Verizon has turned on similar tracking technology that is used in Sprint phones, and will deny EV-DO tethering to users that do not have the $60/unlimited plan on […]
By Christopher Price on January 27, 2006
Sprint has issued PRL 20218 for EV-DO phones. It is not known what this update changes at this time. Call data support to request the update for your phone.
By Christopher Price on January 6, 2006
Sprint has released PRL 10030 for non-EV-DO phones. It is not known what this PRL update changes, but does follow the release of PRL 20217 for EV-DO devices. Call data support to request the update.