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Hughston
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re: LTE smartphone sales seen tripling in 2013
Hughston   1/2/2013 3:58:04 PM
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I think it opens up the mobile computing segment because the data rates are a huge improvement. Get ready for an expensive data plan. What could make it more interesting is when the technology expands into other areas like TV, LANs and WANs. The current parts on the market are not at the fastest 4G data rate. Later this year the better faster cheaper chips will come out and then the market will start to take off.

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re: LTE smartphone sales seen tripling in 2013
sranje   12/20/2012 2:01:33 AM
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hmm - there is much more than "so what" LTE smartphones will dramatically accelerate entry into the “mobile cloud” era --- characterized by a new wave of technological innovations and entirely new services The ascendency of mobile computers with a phone function (aka smartphones) is only starting -- we have not seen anything yet...

Bert22306
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re: LTE smartphone sales seen tripling in 2013
Bert22306   12/19/2012 11:15:54 PM
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Yeah, perhaps, but so what? The LTE smartphones are largely going to be replacing 3G W-CDMA smartphones. It's not like they are creating a whole new market segment. Sure, there will be a bump in sales as people ditch their old stuff.



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