Tag Archives: Spectrum

Verizon Posts Update For LG Spectrum, Removes Bloat

We thought we’d never see the day. Verizon is releasing an update to the LG Spectrum that actually removes bloatware apps. Specifically, it removes V CAST apps, Rhapsody, Verizon VIDEO, and Blockbuster. That’s very new to us, an update removing a significant amount of bloat. To top of all off, there are a bunch of improvements. It should be a good… Read more

AT&T Buys $1.9 Billion Worth Of 700MHz Spectrum From Verizon

Once upon a time, Verizon stumbled upon a very rare chance to buy a nationwide license for a 700MHz Upper C block of spectrum. Though most spectrum is sold by region, they managed to snap up a massive amount of spectrum all at once. To this day, Verizon has used that spectrum to roll out their LTE basically everywhere they can, while other carriers have… Read more

Best Buy Posts LG Spectrum 2 On Site

In a strange but not unexpected move for Best Buy, they have posted details on the LG Spectrum 2 for Verizon Wireless on their site, selling it for full price (being sold out though). They’ve given us a full spec sheet, telling us everything we wanted to know about the upcoming device. This is what you will be getting (if you get it that is): 4.7″… Read more

Leaked Verizon Roadmap Is Goldmine Of Information

A leak of a Verizon roadmap has provided a ton of information on new phones. Assuming it’s all accurate, this could be a good quarter for Verizon. The HTC DROID Incredible X was on the roadmap, with a 5″ display and a quad core processor. It’s that rumored HTC phablet we’ve seen a few times before. This competition to the Note II should be coming out… Read more

AT&T Acquires Nextwave To Improve Spectrum Strategy

AT&T has decided to acquire Nextwave Wireless Inc., a wireless technology firm, as part of it’s spectrum strategy.  The acquisition calls for AT&T to pay up to $50 million as well as the repurchase of debt from bondholders. Nextwave’s stock rose from .25 a share at close on Wednesday to $1.25 in recent trading based on news of the… Read more

LG Posts A New Spectrum User Guide For Ice Cream Sandwich

It seems like LG just really wants to get Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich into the hands of Spectrum users as soon as possible. An employee has already said that they are now just waiting for Verizon’s green light to roll it out and now they’ve posted a new user guide for the Spectrum running ICS. It shows all of the usual things such as removing… Read more

LG Spectrum Ice Cream Sandwich Update All Ready To Roll As Soon As Verizon Names Date According To LG Employee

The LG Spectrum may not have been the hottest handset when it hit Verizon but according to an LG “employee” it hasn’t been forgotten yet. The employee responded to questions over on LG’s support forums and said that they are “very close to release” and now they’re waiting on Verizon to pick a date for the update to rollout. He made the claim six days… Read more