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Wireless World on CPF

Wireless World on CPF


This blog is now active! I made the first post on 12/6/08! It's here and ready. Check it out.

This blog will share my ideas and thoughts on the wireless world, the technology, and the providers! I hope you enjoy it.


  1. Alltel--Already Part of the Mobile to Mobile calling network, Verizon Wireless

    by
    nicknrm
    , 01-18-2009 at 09:20 PM (Wireless World on CPF)
    This is a huge surprise. We knew Verizon Wireless had a lot of drive and ambition, but wow. In less than 10 days, Verizon Wireless customers can already call Alltel customers--For Free!

    Alltel customers aren't as happy with this. They are still not able to call Verizon Wireless customers for free.

    The two major crevasses:

    • Doesn't work for Alltel customers calling Verizon Wireless customers.
    • Not all Alltel customers can be called for free from a Verizon
    ...

    Updated 01-18-2009 at 09:23 PM by nicknrm

    Categories
    Providers
  2. Handset Chip = Fast Downloads

    by
    nicknrm
    , 12-13-2008 at 12:55 AM (Wireless World on CPF)
    LG has created the worlds first ever handset chip, for LTE technology.

    This chip allows data speeds to exceed the current fastest speed, by eight times!

    This 4G technology, LTE--Long-Term Evolution Data--is still under development. In the United States, the first wireless carrier to offer this 4G technology will be Verizon Wireless. It will be released in testing markets within the last quarter of 2009. The full
    ...

    Updated 01-18-2009 at 09:17 PM by nicknrm

    Categories
    Cell Phones , LG
  3. Cell Tower Backup Plan...denied.

    by
    nicknrm
    , 12-07-2008 at 11:28 PM (Wireless World on CPF)
    The FCC is always looking for ways to improve the quality of service for the millions of customers who are using their wireless phones in the United States. They also want to protect the customers from any harms, but that's besides the point.

    The FCC sent in a Cell Tower Backup plan which would require every U.S. wireless carrier to improve their wireless towers to have at least 8 hours of emergency backup power, in the case of an emergency. Let's think back to Hurricane Katrina,
    ...

    Updated 01-18-2009 at 09:18 PM by nicknrm

    Categories
    Cell Phones , FCC , Providers
  4. Cellular Music...Which Carrier?

    by
    nicknrm
    , 12-07-2008 at 11:00 PM (Wireless World on CPF)
    This Blog is here to assess the world of Mobile Music with each wireless carrier. This is aimed at Verizon Wireless, Sprint PCS, AT&T, and T-Mobile's mobile music store and mobile music phones.

    Which is the best? Which is the largest, smallest? What do you need to know? Music on your wireless device is now the most popular reason to own a cell phone. What happened to using it to call?


    Verizon Wireless, V CAST Music | Rhapsody - This new music service from Verizon ...

    Updated 12-13-2008 at 12:57 AM by nicknrm

    Categories
    Cell Phones , Providers
  5. Cell Phone Myths, what's the truth?

    by
    nicknrm
    , 12-07-2008 at 12:41 AM (Wireless World on CPF)
    This is the myth buster blog! It is going to bust any myths about wireless carriers. It is going to help you understand the wireless world better.

    Once again, like all of my posts, this one is mostly aimed at subscribers within the United States. Some of the content may have quality to you and your phone in another country, so still read!

    Are wireless phones harmful? Can a wireless phone automatically unlock your car doors, much like your click keys can do? Can they
    ...

    Updated 01-18-2009 at 09:19 PM by nicknrm

    Categories
    Cell Phones