Verizon announced the rollout of their 4G LTE network this week with a launch date of Sunday. Select major media and tech sites have been testing the LTE network with a mixed bag of results. The Good: Verizon’s Tony Melone said that Verizon’s 4G LTE would offer 5-12mbs download speeds and upload speeds around 2mbps.
Microsoft has reportedly told reuters that they are in talks with TV programming providers to license their broadcasts for re-broadcast via the Xbox 360 via a web based subscription service. Microsoft plans to use it’s existing Xbox 360 hardware to deliver tv conent to Xbox 360 homes rather than have them adapt to new hardware.