By Christopher Price on February 2, 2013
Virgin Mobile puts its first, and only 3G mobile hotspot on clearance.
Posted in Deals, Sprint, Virgin Mobile | Tagged 3g, 4g, Broadband2Go, deals, EV-DO, evdo, hotspot, MiFi, mifi 2200, novatel, Novatel Wireless, qualcomm, tethering, usb, Virgin Mobile, Wi-Fi | 1 Response
By Christopher Price on October 24, 2012
Walmart makes an old plan relevant, by turning a bad deal into a good niche offering.
Posted in EV-DO, Sprint, Virtual Operators (MVNOs), Wi-Fi | Tagged 4g, AT&T, clear, Clearwire, EV-DO, evdo, FreedomPop, gophone, internet on the go, MiFi, mifi 2200, mobile broadband, NetZero, novatel, portable hotspot, prepaid, sprint, sprint prepaid, Virgin Mobile, Virtual Operators (MVNOs), wal-mart, walmart, WiMAX | 4 Responses
By Christopher Price on July 25, 2012
Novatel’s latest MiFi is a mix of old and new. But, in a good way… we’ll explain. Nobody has tested this unit more than us.
Posted in CDMA2000, EV-DO, LTE, Navigation, Reviews, Verizon, Wi-Fi | Tagged 4510l, 4620l, 4g, Android, cdma, evdo, Google, gps, hotspot, http, jetpack, LTE, MiFi, mifi os, mimo, Navigation, nmea, novatel, Pantech, qualcomm, sim, smartphone, tether, tethering, uml290, unlimited data, usb551l, Verizon, Verizon Wireless, vzw | 16 Responses
By Christopher Price on January 10, 2012
Read more to see the first live shots of Sprint’s tiny LTE portable hotspot.
By Christopher Price on December 6, 2011
Sprint over the past week has dropped some tidbits on when to expect their innovative Network Vision cell site technology to begin going online, and when to begin expecting LTE-enabled devices. The embattled carrier created Network Vision as a way of mitigating the five current network platforms that it will power: iDEN, CDMA & EVDO, [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on July 30, 2010
The FCC has approved the first LTE smart device destined for MetroPCS.Â The SCH-R900 features a sliding QWERTY keyboard, Bluetooth with stereo audio support, 802.11b/g WiFi radio, dual-band 1700/1900 dual-mode LTE/EVDO support and microSDHC expansion slot. Samsung had previously announced the R900 earlier this year during CTIA as part of MetroPCSâ€™ LTE announcement while the [...]
By Christopher Price on March 11, 2010
Sprint has issued two new PRLs for modern Sprint phones; PRL 50562 and 60662. The PRL, or Preferred Roaming List is a file inside of CDMA phones that manages roaming and data network authentication. Originally intended for improving the acquisition time of tower signals, the file now also handles EVDO and data roaming functionality as [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on February 12, 2010
Sprint has begun rolling out its latest PRL for EVDO devices with the roaming triangle in 60660. As is the case with every PRL update, Sprint neglects to provide changelogs and as such, few details are immediately available on coverage changes/improvements. To update on phones with OneClick: Home > Tools > Update Phone > Update [...]
By Humberto Saabedra on August 5, 2009
In a press release this morning, Sprint has announced the launch of two tri-mode EVDO/WiMax/Wi-Fi routers with one meant for consumers and one meant for businesses in the Sprint Personal Hotspot PHS300S and Cradlepoint MBR-1000 Broadband Router for business. The Sprint Personal Hotspot PHS300S supports up to four simultaneous Wi-Fi connections and the Cradlepoint MBR-1000 [...]
By Justin Montgomery on September 19, 2008
The FCC today added the Pantech OZII Dual Slider handset to its database, complete with Helio branding. Â This will likely become the Ocean 2 upon its release by Virgin Mobile. As we previously reported, Virgin Mobile’s acquisition of the Helio has resulted in a continuation of the Helio brand. Virgin Mobile will position the Ocean [...]