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#Sandy Prompts #Verizon Fiber Shift

#Sandy Prompts #Verizon Fiber Shift

With the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Verizon will replace damaged copper wire with fiber-optic cable. According to The Wall Street Journal, the move allows Verizon to sell more customer services and save on costs. The company wants to transfer as many services as it can to the faster FiOS [Full Story…]

NYU Poly Given $2M Grant to Develop 5G Network

NYU Poly Given $2M Grant to Develop 5G Network

Brooklyn's NYU Polytechnical Campus researchers have been given $2 million to work towards developing 5G cellular networks, which could make download speeds up to 1,000 times faster than 4G and offer tons of space, since it is currently completely unused. The technology isn't expected to be [Full Story…]

Motorola Announces New Razr at NY Event

Motorola Announces New Razr at NY Event

In a press conference this afternoon in NY, Motorola announced  its bringing back its once popular Razr cell phone in Android 4G form available on Verizon Wireless in November.  With a two-year voice and data contract, the phone will cost $299.99 and will also come preloaded Quickoffice. While its [Full Story…]

Zoldan Finds Success with Quantum Networks

Zoldan Finds Success with Quantum Networks

NY entrepreneur Ari Zoldan, has a knack for business building, being the founder of three successful ventures. In 2001 Zoldan created Launch 3 Communications, in 2004 founded Launch 3 Ventures, which bought up distressed assets from telecommunications companies and resold parts and equipment [Full Story…]

Falcone’s LightSquared Network Raises $265 Million

Falcone's LightSquared Network Raises $265 Million

Phillip Falcone's LightSquared network announced that it has raised $265 million in additional funding, bringing its total funding over the past year to $2.3 billion.  The venture, which is primarily backed by Falcone's NY-based Harbinger Capital Partners hedge fund, is planning to build a 4G [Full Story…]

PC Mag Has Some Good News and Bad News About NY Mobile Networks

PC Mag Has Some Good News and Bad News About NY Mobile Networks

PC Magazine recently tested out NY's mobile networks and found that there is some good news and some bad news. The bad news is that AT&T's problems in the city are very real, with every other carrier apart from Sprint 3G outperforming the telecom giant. The good news was that city-goers have [Full Story…]

Verizon to Bring 4G LTE to Cities and Towns in NY and CT

Verizon to Bring 4G LTE to Cities and Towns in NY and CT

In a recent announcement, Verizon Wireless revealed that it is bringing its 4G LTE network to an additional 59 markets around the country by the end of this year, including towns and cities in Connecticut and upstate NY .  This is an addition to the initial 39 markets launched in December  and the [Full Story…]

AT&T Announces 3G Improvements in NYC

AT&T Announces 3G Improvements in NYC

While Sprint and Clearwire were launching their new 4G wireless offerings to New Yorkers today, AT&T announced that they have upgraded  3G cell sites in Queens and Brooklyn to provide improved service to the areas of Prospect Park, Coney Island and the train stations in Woodside and Jamaica. The [Full Story…]

Clearwire Rolls Out 4G Wireless in NYC Today

Clearwire Rolls Out 4G Wireless in NYC Today

NYConvergence ORIGINAL Today Clearwire, a company that specializes in 4G Internet services and mobile devices, will officially be rolling out its 4G CLEAR wireless Internet  services in Manhattan.  To celebrate the occasion, the company is hosting a launch event at Bryant Park at 11 a.m. that [Full Story…]

Clearwire Announces 4G in New York

Clearwire Announces 4G in New York

4G WiMax provider Clearwire acknowledged this week that its 4G WiMax service is already intermittently available in New York. In a carefully worded statement, Clearwire said that it has started "operational readiness activities." Sprint, Clearwire's carrier partner, has not yet [Full Story…]

Sprint Presents its 4G Applications in New York

Sprint Presents its 4G Applications in New York

By Milos Peluffo NY Convergence had the opportunity to attend a Sprint 4G sneak peak this morning at the Sprint Executive Briefing Center in Manhattan. On display were several new gadgets running on the Sprint 4G network, including the HTC Evo and the Samsung Epic. Running on 4G, the connections [Full Story…]

Sprint Readies 4G Network For New York

Sprint Readies 4G Network For New York

Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile are readying next-generation networks which they hope will help them compete with AT&T and Basking Ridge NJ-based Verizon Wireless on both speed and price. Sprint Nextel, in partnership with Clearwire, offers download speeds of around 6Mbps with plans at $60/month. The [Full Story…]

Is Verizon Bringing 4G to New York this Fall?

Is Verizon Bringing 4G to New York this Fall?

In a recent interview with Securities Industries News, Verizon CTO Dick Lynch hinted that much faster wireless capabilities (4G) will be coming to New York and northern New Jersey area by the end of the year.Currently being developed by Verizon in its New England labs, 4G wireless promises to be a [Full Story…]

Mobile Service Expands in Upstate New York

Mobile Service Expands in Upstate New York

In order to meet increased local demand, expand its high-speed wireless broadband network and activate new sites along the 50-mile Northway Corridor on Interstate 87 between Albany and Plattsburgh, Verizon is investing $100 million in network enhancements throughout upstate New York in 2009. Also, [Full Story…]