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AT&T’s first two 4G LTE phones arrive Nov. 6

AT&T’s first two phones equipped with 4G LTE — the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket and HTC Vivid — will be available Nov. 6, the company announced. The move will help AT&T better compete with Verizon when it comes to 4G.

Microsoft: Windows Phones will get sexier dual-core chips and LTE

The latest Android and iPhone phones are sporting sexy dual-core chips that promise to amp up performance, but Microsoft is saying that devices running its new Windows Phone Mango operating system will be sticking to single-core CPUs for now. Microsoft does eventually plan to deliver dual-core devices, though, as well as those sporting fast LTE 4G support, reports All Things Digital.

Over one-third of Android phones sport 4G

The plethora of 4G-equipped Android devices released over the last year has made the platform a leader in 4G. Thirty-seven percent of Android phones in the US offer some form of 4G, reports the app analytics firm Localytics.

LightSquared nabs $265M for wholesale LTE 4G

A cool $265 million is being banked today by LightSquared, the first wholesale-only integrated 4G-LTE wireless broadband and satellite network in the United States. Over the last 12 months LightSquared has raised more than $2.3 billion.