Verizon’s 4G LTE press conference live blog right after the break.
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2:55 PM: And it’s over.
2:50 PM: LTE devices can roam on HSPA, GPRS, and GSM networks. No decision on unlimited or tiered pricing. We’re betting the latter.
2:46 PM: Droid Bionic and Xoom tablet from Motorola.
2:45 PM: MiFi and HP netbook with LTE.
2:42 PM: LG 4G LTE phone announced. Super AMOLED Plus screen on the new phone. 1.2 GHz Hummingbird processor, 8 MP Camera, HD video, 1.3 MP front facing camera. Pulls LTE Galaxy Tab out of his pocket.
2:38 PM: EA Games on stage. Rock Band with online play over 4G. Promo video being shown. 20 songs, tour mode, network mode. Instruments include guitar, drums, guitar, vocals – can just imagine people screaming into their phones on the train now.
2:33 PM: HTC CEO on stage. He’s holding a “blazing fast” Thunderbolt with SLCD screen. Skype partnership with always online application.Thunderbolt the center of Verizon’s 4G advertisements?
2:32 PM: Skype CEO taking the stage. Talking about video calling over the 4G network. Coming with all LTE phones on Verizon and always-on – more apps running in the background. Promised quality of Verizon’s voice network.
2:29 PM: LG Revolution first 4G LTE Android smartphone.
2:27 PM: 10 devices launching in the first half of the year.
2:26 PM: Device guy is up! “Uh…here we go.” Epic music, flashy blue lights.
2:17 PM: Rural LTE network getting pushed. 200 groups partnering for it.
2:16 PM: Samsung CEO holding an LTE device, no name yet.
2:15 PM: HTC, Ericsson, LG, Motorola, Nvidia, Samsung are the partners announced.
2:12 PM: Lots of partnerships being shown. We’re impressed.
2:10 PM: “4G will change the way we live.” Pictures of hundreds of people staring into cellphones walking down the street presumably silently. Eerie.
2:06 PM: Conference is about to start.