Verizon Releases Its First-Ever 4G LTE Basic Phone

These days, you’re not going to want a smartphone without 4G LTE capabilities, but would you buy a basic phone with 4G LTE? That’s what Verizon and LG are asking by launching the new Exalt LTE, a basic flip phone that can nonetheless access Verizon’s ... ( read original story ...)

Verizon debuts first LTE-only (flip) phone, the LG Exalt LTE

It’s Verizon’s first LTE-only phone. Which means the LG Exalt LTE can only connect to the carrier’s LTE network and not its 3G CDMA network. This launch indicates Verizon is looking towards the future and the future is LTE, not 3G. With this in mind ... ( read original story ...)

Transformative 5G Standards Near Completion

At the European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC 2017) in Oulu, Finland this week, 5G technical and policy experts from across Europe are meeting to discuss the remaining open issues with the imminent 5G communications standard before its ... ( read original story ...)

LTE Market Expected to Reach $997 Billion, Globally, by 2020

Asia Pacific is forecast to surpass other geographical markets by 2020 with approximately 40% of the global LTE market. Current revenue (2013) from LTE market in Asia Pacific accounts to $2.8 billion and is expected to reach a value of $390 billion by 2020. ( read original story ...)

5G will embolden IoT, but LTE supports variety of use cases

LTE-M and NB-IoT enable capabilities for asset tracking, smart meters and other key IoT applications; plus drones controlled over commercial LTE networks Many industry watchers, including me, have referred to massive-scale internet of things (IoT) as the ... ( read original story ...)