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Verizon activates 'XLTE' network in 260 cities to turbocharge 4G speeds

Don't let the name fool you: XLTE isn't new technology, but the marketing term hides some very tangible real-world benefits.

2015 Audi A3 is a mobile 4G LTE hotspot

The 2015 Audi A3 is the first car available with 4G LTE; we take it for a test drive.

LTE Advanced

FAQ: How is LTE-Advanced different from regular LTE?

LTE-Advanced will be coming in a big way soon. What does that mean for you?

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AT&T announces first international LTE roaming deal

The carrier's data roaming plans will include LTE service, but only in Canada for now.

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New iPhones help lay groundwork for global LTE roaming

Apple's new iPhones show how smartphone vendors are overcoming the technical hurdles that have limited roaming using LTE.

China Mobile to release voice-over LTE phones next year in 4G push

China Mobile, the country's largest mobile carrier, will release its first voice-over-LTE phones next year as part of its plan to bring a full range of handsets to its upcoming 4G network.

T-Mobile schools AT&T, Verizon on better phone upgrades with only a smattering of profanity

At a press event Wednesday, T-Mobile announced a new program that lets people upgrade their phones twice a year as well as further expansion of its LTE network.

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There's really no such thing as a 'best' mobile provider

It’s easy to get bogged down in debates over which is mobile provider is best. All that matters is which provider best serves your particular needs.

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How we tested the nation's networks

Our approach to testing wireless service has always been to closely replicate how people use wireless service in the real world, and then measure how well it really works. That’s why we do the testing ourselves.

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Remains of the Day: LTE AOK BBQ?

Verizon is the true innovator behind the iPhone 5's incorporation of LTE. Elsewhere, Motorola and Apple take up valuable judicial time, and a tree grows in Emeryville.

Drumbeat of of AT&T LTE launches goes on

AT&T is putting the pedal to the metal on its LTE deployments, saying Thursday it has added seven more markets to its list, atop of the four market launches it had announced three days earlier.

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