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Qualcomm Announces 84Mbps HSPA+ Chipset, Coming To T-Mobile Sometime Next Year

Today, at Mobile World Congress (MWC), Qualcomm announced a new mobile chipset, the MDM8225. The MDM8225 brings full support for HSPA+ Release 9 aka HSPA+ 84Mbps. If you may recall, T-Mobile had plans for HSPA+ 84Mbps and even HSPA+ 168Mbps when they first rolled out their 4G campaign last November. The new chipset will use “dual-carrier” technology, which will utilize multiple frequencies at the same time. Since T-Mobile’s 3G/4G network … [read full article]

T-Mobile Readying Bone Crushing “4G” Speeds

T-Mobile has officially kicked off the “4G wars” with an advertisement that totally pokes fun at AT&T’s inability to use its network for video chat.  While Sprint has already responded and one can only expect that AT&T will respond soon, T-Mobile isn’t resting on its laurels.  Neville Ray, Chief Technology Officer of T-Mobile USA, is ready to step up the fight with promises of HSPA+ reaching 42Mbps, something we already [read full article]