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Backhaul the biggest challenge for 5G

At some point in the next few years, 5G cellular service will hit the airwaves, as service providers build upon the breakthroughs of 4G LTE and LTE-Advanced and continue moving toward all-IP network architectures. The specifics of the next generation of mobile standards are still hazy, but 5G will likely be a big leap forward, if for no other reason that the fact that it will arrive at a time of enormous growth in the mobile user population.…


Added by Michael Wolleben on July 30, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

GSA confirms LTE user terminals near 3,000 milestone

A new update to the Status of the LTE Ecosystem report published by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) confirms that the addition of 1,356 products since March 2014 has raised the total of announced LTE user devices up to 2,919.

The number of LTE device manufacturers grew 93% in the same period to 297 companies, underlining the status of LTE as a mainstream mobile communications technology. …


Added by Zakir on April 28, 2015 at 3:19am — No Comments

Sisvel expands the scope of its LTE patent pool

Sisvel has expanded the scope of its LTE patent pool to offer patent licenses covering all LTE and LTE-Advanced specifications, representing comprehensive coverage of the latest versions of the 4G standard for mobile communications.  

The patent portfolio includes essential patents owned by Airbus DS, an Airbus Group…


Added by Zakir on April 28, 2015 at 3:18am — No Comments

Alcatel-Lucent to help China Telecom expand LTE ultra-broadband services

Alcatel-Lucent has been named by China Telecom as one of its top three suppliers for the rollout of mobile ultra-broadband services across China as the operator introduces new technology to enhance performance as increasing numbers of consumers seek the extra speed, capacity and efficiency of LTE.

China Telecom – which currently has approximately 186 million mobile subscribers – is preparing to expand LTE services in both…


Added by Zakir on April 13, 2015 at 10:24am — No Comments

Tele2 M2M announces the launch of 4G/LTE for M2M/IoT

Tele2 AB (Tele2), announced that it launches 4G/LTE connectivity for Machine-to-Machine (M2M)/Internet of Things (IoT) implementations. 

Rami Avidan, Commercial Director at Tele2 M2M Global Solutions, comments: “This is further proof of Tele2 challenging and pushing the M2M/IoT game to new levels. As far as I know, Tele2 is the second operator in the world to publicly announce 4G/LTE for M2M/IoT services. We will now be able…


Added by Zakir on April 13, 2015 at 10:22am — No Comments

Huawei releases industry’s first Multi-band Miniature Antenna on 700/850-900 MHz

Huawei released the industry’s first multi-band miniature antenna supporting 700/850-900MHz at the Latin American LTE Forum today. This antenna adopts the innovative “Dipole Reuse” technology and supports various bands ranging from 700/850-900/1800MHz to AWS/PCS/2100/2600MHz. Among these, the quad-band antenna (690-803/824-960/2*1710-2690MHz) boasts a reduction in width of 40% compared to a traditional antenna. Besides its compact size, the multi-band…


Added by Zakir on April 13, 2015 at 10:20am — No Comments

Austin Based Alepo wins LTE charging, billing deal with Vipnet

Alepo announced a new agreement with Vipnet, an ISP in Ivory Coast, to support its launch of a LTE network. Vipnet will leverage Alepo's Service Enabler 9 (SE), a BSS/OSS framework that spans CRM, charging and billing, and customer experience…

Added by Michael Wolleben on April 6, 2015 at 4:02pm — No Comments

Reports and Intelligence: e-Book Market in the US 2014-2018

e-books are the books available in digital format, allowing readers to access them anywhere and anytime using their handheld devices. The low price of e-books compared to printed books is one of the major reasons for the acceptance of e-books. e-Books are compatible with any electronic display device and enable end-users to have a variety of reading options.

TechNavio's analysts forecast the e-Book market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 21.28 percent over the period…


Added by Bella Wilson on February 19, 2015 at 6:36am — No Comments

Data Center Market in Europe (Servers, Storage, Network equipment, Applications)2015-2019

A data center is a centralized computing facility for data computing, processing, and storage. The facility includes high-performance servers, storage devices, and networking solutions, which support enterprise computing needs. Along with the data center equipment, there are many powering and cooling solutions, which help in optimizing the performance of networking components. Data center facilities are established by either large-scale enterprises or data center service providers that…


Added by Bella Wilson on February 3, 2015 at 7:35am — No Comments

Dhiraagu 4G coverage reaches 50 percent of Maldivians

Dhivehi Raajjeyge Gulhun (Dhiraagu), the Maldives’ incumbent telecoms operator, has expanded its 4G LTE service to the island of Fuvahmulah (Gn) and Addu City, the country’s second largest city. In addition to these two new locations, coverage of the firm’s 1800MHz network is also available in Male’ City, Villingili, Hulhumale’, Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, Villingilli (GA), Thinadhoo, Kulhudhufushi (Hdh), Naifaru (Lh). Dhiraagu’s LTE network supports…


Added by Zakir on January 26, 2015 at 3:40am — No Comments

ARTP Senegal extending 4G trial period to end-March 2015

Senegal’s telecoms regulator L’Autorite de Regulation des Telecoms et des Postes (ARTP) has extended the testing phase of 4G services by a further three months until 31 March 2015, Ecofin Fides reports. The trials were launched by Sonatel (Orange) in October 2013 and Tigo Senegal on 3 December last year, and the extension means that users will be able to enjoy free ultra-high speed mobile broadband for another twelve weeks or so. ARTP did not give any reason for the…


Added by Zakir on January 26, 2015 at 3:27am — No Comments

Reports and Intelligence: LED Lighting Market in China - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast 2014-2018

LED lighting, also known as solid state lighting, is a semiconductor-based lighting technology. LEDs emit light based on the electroluminescence principle, which gives them high luminous efficacy. Also, LEDs are compact in size and are more power efficient as well as brighter than traditional lighting technologies such as incandescent and fluorescent lamps. Owing to these advantages, customers prefer to use LEDs for general lighting applications. In China, LEDs are gaining more importance…


Added by Bella Wilson on January 16, 2015 at 7:26am — No Comments

Global Cyber Security Market 2014-2018

Cyber threats are internet-based attempts to attack information systems and hack critical information. These threats include hacking, malware, and phishing, and have the capability to capture all the critical information stored in information systems. Cyber security protects systems from cyber threats by identifying, monitoring, and resolving attacks while, at the same time, maintaining the confidentiality of information systems. It primarily involves the implementation of measures to…


Added by Bella Wilson on January 12, 2015 at 8:19am — No Comments

R&I: Global Massive Open Online Courses Market - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2014-2018

Massive open online courses are changing the world of education by providing free online courses for higher education, executive education, and employee development. These courses are provided by well-qualified lecturers from some of the most renowned institutes in the world. These courses provide virtual education to people from any corner of the world where there is accessibility to the internet.

Browse full report at: …


Added by Bella Wilson on January 8, 2015 at 8:44am — No Comments

LTE-Advanced deployments – Tracking the fastest wireless networks globally

In an earlier article written on my blog in May 2013 (LTE Advanced – Key features and differentiators), I had discussed technical details of LTE-A. Sometimes called 4.5G, the technology was in testing stages at that time. Commercial deployment took off in different parts of the world about an year ago. The promise of LTE-Advanced is live and real as we head into 2015.…


Added by Gunjan Indrayan on December 16, 2014 at 2:25pm — 1 Comment

Reports and Intelligence: Wearable Technology in Industry Verticals 2014 - 2019

Wearable technology presents the potential for massive transformation in many industries. The more obvious ones include consumer electronics and communications. Early adopter industries include clothing, healthcare, sports and fitness. However, we see many industries adopting wearable technologies as computing and wireless communications integrate wearable into virtually every aspect of products and services.

This marketplace will initially be driven by practical solutions for…


Added by Bella Wilson on December 9, 2014 at 8:36am — No Comments

When thing's aren't broke, but still need fixing.

I will start by saying it's been a while since I posted on 4G360, and 4G is so disruptive, even the name of this site has changed, for the better I might add. 

I want to start by bringing up this little thing Net neutrality, that isn't so little. The FCC has contributed to wireless what peanut butter has done for bread. And it…


Added by Kobe Wadsworth on November 23, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Don't Stick a Fork (lift) in It; Extend Your Investment While Moving to Standards

A Thought Piece from Telrad, the Leader in LTE for Fixed Wireless

The WISP market is in the midst of a dramatic transition unlike anything seen since perhaps 2002, when purpose-built outdoor PMP systems hit the market, en masse. This followed years of WISPs cobbling together WLAN radios with amps, heaters…


Added by Patrick Leary on November 21, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

ZTE offers insights on Pre5G to lead global industry discourse on 5G

ZTE Corporation, a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, provided further updates on the company’s vision on pre5G at a high-level international meeting of experts and industry officials to discuss global development of 5G technology. 

In an address to the International Workshop on 5G-ICT Technologies conference in Beijing, Dr. Xiang Jiying, Chief Technology…


Added by Zakir on November 18, 2014 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Ericsson and Qualcomm complete first Inter-company LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation Interoperability testing

Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announce the successful completion of the world's first inter-company interoperability testing of LTE Category 9 connectivity, with download speeds of up to 450 Mbps.

Testing was conducted using Ericsson's LTE-Advanced network infrastructure and QTI's next-generation LTE-Advanced modem. …


Added by Zakir on November 18, 2014 at 4:06pm — No Comments

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