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The US cell phone industry is in the midst of several huge migrations.  As one would expect, from a fast-paced technical industry.  Every provider is upgrading something on their network.  With upgrades ranging from desperately needed voice networks upgrades (Yes, AT&T, I’m talking about you), to data network upgrades  (T-Mobile’s long running weak spot), to new technology additions (such as WiMax at Verizon).

The linked article summarizes the carrier’s current technology, their upgrade plans, and what the future state holds.  The author does a fantastic job of reading through the marketing hype (the promise of better speed), to inform us what these upgrades are really all about (fixing congestion problems).

The full article is at ARS Technica, and can be found HERE.

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