Politicians in Birmingham, UK, today called for urgent action to ensure that country remains up to speed, on mobile, with other developed countries going forward or risk lagging behind.
One of the UK's 'big four' networks has announced "landline killer" broadband packages. The service is delivered over its 4G network, rather than traditional fixed lines, but comes at quite a premium.
T-Mobile has been making strides to improve its network over the years and is now deploying its newly acquired spectrum. The LG V30 will be the first handset on the market to support 600MHz LTE.
EE, Qualcomm, and Sony have demoed gigabit 4G in London for the first time. EE says the faster 4G iteration will come to densely populated areas in the future, including Manchester and Birmingham.
A new report claims that Reliance Jio and Google are working together to build an affordable 4G smartphone for the Indian consumer market which would be exclusive to Reliance Jio's network.
Virgin Media has finally got around to launching 4G mobile. Their deals start from £6 and work their way up to £25. Users will get nice perks including data rollover and free WhatsApp data.
Qualcomm has unveiled its first mass-market-ready 5G modem, dubbed the Snapdragon X50. It can support download speeds of up to 5 Gbps, MIMO antennas, and mmWave technology and it's coming soon.
The Finnish mobile carrier, Elisa, has teamed up with Huawei to break the world's record for the fastest transfer over 4G. The companies reached 1.9 Gbps. Elisa's network reaches 450 Mbps, currently.
EE is currently offering a 12-month plan with 16GB of 4G data, including tethering, and unlimited minutes and texts for £19.99 a month, down from £34.99 - and existing customers could pay just £16.49.
For the second time in two months, customers of the Australian mobile network Telstra have taken advantage of a free data day. Despite collectively using 2,686 terabytes of data, not all were happy.
On Sunday, Telstra lifted data caps for the entire day for all of its mobile users, and as expected, the network saw increased usage, doubling any normal day of the week, as users took advantage.
When Telstra Australia users were hit with severe outages on Tuesday, the company suggested that they might compensate with free data, this is exactly what they have done for Valentine's Day.
After agreeing terms to buy EE last February, BT's acquisition of the UK's largest carrier is now complete, creating a quad-play giant in fixed-line telephony, broadband, mobile and TV services.
EE has announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Olaf Swantee, will be stepping down when the carrier's acquisition by BT Group is complete - a deal that is still awaiting final regulatory approval.
UK mobile network provider, Three, has announced plans to create a new service in the UK called Super Voice 4G, to improve indoor mobile signal.
giffgaff is relaunching all of its 'goodybags' with inclusive 4G data - but it's dropping its £20 unlimited data plan, and instead offering 6GB at "4G speeds", and then "unlimited" data at 256kbps.
The UK's largest mobile network and leading 4G provider, EE, has announced the Rook, a low-cost Android 5.1 handset which the carrier claims is the country's most affordable 4G smartphone ever.
EE says that it's now Europe's biggest 4G network, after reaching 10 million 4G customers - and it also says that the amount of data carried by its network will triple to one exabyte per year by 2018.
O2 has refreshed its Pay As You Go tariffs in the UK, with the new Big Bundles offering 4G access to all new and existing Pay As You Go users.
Dixons Carphone will launch its new mobile network 'iD' in May, promising free data roaming in the USA and 21 other countries, along with 12-month contracts and "the best value 4G on the UK market".
Two of the most enduring brands in the UK mobile market are being phased out from today, as EE is killing off T-Mobile and Orange to focus on selling its 4G services to new and existing customers.
The French multinational company has recently announced it will bring affordable 4G mobile devices to the upcoming CES, and they carry impressive specifications for their price.
Microsoft's low-cost Lumia 635 4G Windows Phone usually costs around $100, but it will be available for just $39.99 on Black Friday - even more affordable than the entry-level Lumia 530.
UK carrier giffgaff launched its full 4G service today - but those hoping for a similar offering to its 'goodybags' with unlimited 3G data may despair to hear that 5GB is the most 4G data you can get.
After Vodafone began the trend earlier this month, EE has now started to roll out LTE-A technology, marketed as 4G+. This will allow users on compatible handsets to reach higher speeds online.
The UK's largest 4G network, EE, has relaunched its SIM-only plans, with more affordable options now starting at £9.99 a month, and more data included on each plan, with up to 10GB available.
Qualcomm is targeting the sub-$100 device market with its new Snapdragon 210 chipset, which includes 4G LTE connectivity and support for 1080p video playback, cameras up to 8MP, Bluetooth 4.1 and NFC.
After appearing on, and then quickly disappearing from, the Microsoft Store site, the Nokia Lumia 635 is once again available for pre-order there, priced at $129 off-contract with T-Mobile.
After the Lumia 635 4G Windows Phone appeared for pre-order priced at $99, the listing vanished from the Microsoft Store site the next day - and the company has now explained to Neowin what happened.
The Lumia 635 - the entry-level Windows Phone 8.1 handset with 4G support - will go on sale in the United Kingdom on July 3, priced from £119.99, around £30 more than the 3G-only Lumia 630.
A day after the Lumia 635 appeared on the Microsoft Store in the US, priced at just $99 off-contract with AT&T and $129 with T-Mobile, the preorder pages for the 4G Windows Phone have been removed.
The Lumia 635, Nokia's new entry-level Windows Phone with 4G LTE support, is available to pre-order now for just $99 off-contract on AT&T, and $129 on T-Mobile - but shipping dates remain unclear.
The Nokia Lumia 635 - the 4G version of its entry-level Windows Phone 8.1 handset, the Lumia 630 - has now gone on sale in parts of Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, priced around $189 before taxes.
EE is looking to expand its coverage in the UK and is starting pilot programs to test new ways of getting better service to its customers. Among those, EE is testing Wi-Fi calling and Voice over LTE.
Samsung has announced a new variant of its Galaxy S5 today, with a Quad HD display, 3GB of RAM and LTE-Advanced support - and it's the first handset in the world to feature a Snapdragon 805 chipset.
A new report indicates that the Sony Xperia Z2 could arrive on US carrier Verizon during the next quarter of this year, with new 4G LTE-Advanced capabilities. It is reputedly currently in testing.
AT&T has unveiled plans to be one of the first carriers to bring the Samsung Galaxy Tab S to United States. The flagship device sports a Super AMOLED display and comes in a 10.5" or 8.4" model.
To celebrate the rapid growth of its 4G network, EE will be offering free "4G-powered 'superfast' donkey rides" this weekend, with each donkey packing a WiFi mobile hotspot in its saddle.
Three has announced that it is extending its 'Feel At Home' inclusive international roaming to five more countries - France, Switzerland, Israel, Finland and Norway - bringing the total to sixteen.
As companies strive to improve 4G technology in the United States, Japan has already looked ahead and started development of its 5G network. Japan is aiming to launch 5G by 2020.