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All Blog Posts Tagged 'LTE' (112)

SK Telecom publishes White Paper on 5G Technology

SK Telecom (NYSE: SKM) announced that the company published a white paper on 5G to suggest new direction for technological evolution to 5G, the next generation mobile communications network.

SK Telecom’s white paper on 5G is now available to the public at 5G Global Summit which is an international 5G conference held on October 20 and 21 during the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan.…

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Added by Zakir on October 22, 2014 at 4:07pm — No Comments

Orange Slovakia lights up 4G LTE services with Cisco ASR 5000 Series

Bratislava, Slovakia, October 22, 2014 – Cisco today announced that leading mobile operator Orange Slovakia has chosen the Cisco® ASR 5000 Series elastic evolved packet core as a central element of its recently launched 4G long-term evolution (LTE) network. By implementing the Cisco ASR 5000 Series, Orange Slovakia intends to multiply its network capacity…

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Added by Zakir on October 22, 2014 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Nokia Networks and China Mobile sign US$ 970 million agreement

Nokia Networks and China Mobile announced a framework agreement for mobile communication equipment and services valued at 970 million USD (760 million euros). The agreement was signed at the Sino-German Economic Forum in Berlin by Li Huidi, Vice President of China Mobile, and Hans-Juergen Bill, Executive Vice President at Nokia and also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nokia Networks GmbH & Co KG in Germany.

Under the…

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Added by Zakir on October 14, 2014 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Warid Telecom selects Ericsson for 4G LTE deployment in Pakistan

Warid Telecom, the most reliable and transparent cellular service provider in Pakistan, during GITEX Technology Week 2014 announced Ericsson as its technology partner in the roll-out of 4G LTE in Pakistan.

Ericsson, the world leader in providing state-of-the-art telecommunication services is the sole supplier of 4G LTE in Pakistan. Warid becomes one of first few networks in the world which will be shifted from 2G to 4G LTE…

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Added by Zakir on October 14, 2014 at 5:14pm — No Comments

DOCOMO successfully trials NFV using multi-vendors' virtualization systems

NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, announced today that it has completed proof-of-concept (PoC) trials that have verified the feasibility of network functions virtualization (NFV) using the software and equipment of six world-leading ICT vendors — Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Ericsson, Huawei, NEC, and Nokia Networks.

The PoC trials will help to leverage technologies for next-generation…

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Added by Zakir on October 14, 2014 at 5:12pm — No Comments

India’s top and most popular smartphones

India is widely regarded as the fastest growing smartphone market in the world. With phones ranging from Rs. 2000 ($33) to Rs. 73000 ($1200), there is every type of market segment in the country. The estimated number of smartphone users at the end of last year was 117 million and this number is expected to rise to about 200 million by the end of 2014. It is safe to conclude that about 15% of country’s 1.25 billion population and 25% of its 800…

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Added by Gunjan Indrayan on October 7, 2014 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Qualcomm LTE Broadcast SDK now available to developers

When you see or hear the word “broadcast,” the first thing that might come to mind is TV. But now, broadcast is coming to mobile thanks to LTE Broadcast technology. And today, Qualcomm Technologies made the new Qualcomm LTE Broadcast SDK available to developers.

The SDK is a free tool—optimized for the LTE Broadcast capable devices featuring…

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Added by Zakir on October 2, 2014 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Huawei unveils the industry's first 32-Channel D-CCAP solution

Huawei unveiled the industry's first 32-channel Distributed Converged Cable Access Platform (D-CCAP) solution at the SCTE’14 Cable-Tec EXPO in Denver, making a downstream bandwidth of 1.6 Gbit/s a reality. The 32-channel D-CCAP supports 32 downstream channels, 8 upstream channels, and optical nodes at the highest integration level in the multi system operator (MSO) industry, providing a channel bandwidth capacity twice that of the 16-channel D-CCAP…

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Added by Zakir on October 2, 2014 at 6:22pm — No Comments

Huawei introduces world’s thinnest LTE mobile WiFi

Huawei has unveiled its next fashion statement, Huawei Mobile WiFi Prime E5878. Sporting an elegant, refined design, Huawei Prime is the world’s thinnest LTE mobile WiFi. Delivering download speeds of up to 150 Mbps and connectivity for up to 10 devices, Huawei Prime is the perfect grab and go pocketspot.

"Huawei Prime features a new minimalist design to make it the latest must-have fashion statement for style…

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Added by Zakir on October 2, 2014 at 6:21pm — No Comments

Telkom plans to roll out LTE Advanced

Telkom announced it will begin the roll-out of its LTE Advanced (LTE-A) connectivity, in more than 50 suburbs across South Africa, by the end of this year. 

Considered to be the next evolution of high speed wireless connectivity, LTE-A can potentially offer speeds of up to 3Gbps. Telkom has started its LTE-A journey and is currently upgrading its network to offer customers peak speeds of over 200 Mbps, with a view to…

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Added by Zakir on October 2, 2014 at 6:19pm — No Comments

EE continues 4G roll out

EE has announced that it is continuing the roll out of 4G bringing the service to another 18 large towns. The operator said that that this took the total of large towns with 4G to 281 covering more than 75% of the population.

Spencer McHugh, director of brand at EE, said:'Our ongoing 4G roll out means that our customers have access to by far the biggest network in the country. Whether you’re at work or on the go, 4GEE lets you…

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Added by Zakir on October 2, 2014 at 6:17pm — No Comments

Wireless telecom infrastructure market worldwide – Trends and developments

With the proliferation of mobile technology in multiple aspects of our lives, much of the talk and analysis is about operators and consumer devices. However, playing an important role in the whole experience are the vendors who manufacture and supply the equipment behind cellular infrastructure. Many big players exist in the broader telecom space, but as with other content on this site, the focus here too will be on the wireless side. According to the telecom market intelligence firm, SNS…

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Added by Gunjan Indrayan on September 3, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Spark New Zealand has launched 700MHz Long Term Evolution (LTE) service

Spark New Zealand (formerly Telecom New Zealand) has launched its first 700MHz Long Term Evolution (LTE) services via twelve sites in the Waikato region, including central Hamilton, Morrisonville and surrounding areas. While the operator admits that there are currently only two compatible devices able to run on the network, it is expecting to be offering around ten devices to customers by the end of December, while it is also planning to expand coverage to Rotorua…

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Added by Zakir on September 2, 2014 at 10:51am — No Comments

Ericsson and Polkomtel trial LTE Broadcast technology

The Polish mobile operator Polkomtel, which offers services under the Plus brand, has completed a live trial of Long Term Evolution (LTE) Broadcast technology in conjunction with Ericsson. The two companies carried out the test at a World Volleyball Championship match between Poland and Serbia at Warsaw’s National Stadium on 30 August. 300 guests and journalists were given LTE Broadcast-enabled mobile devices which allowed them to watch multi-angle feeds, instant…

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Added by Zakir on September 2, 2014 at 10:47am — No Comments

The Benefits of Carrier Cloud Services

Mobile consumers currently leverage the Cloud to store and consume media, and sync their apps, files, and data across devices.  Mind Commerce sees these services evolving to include replacement of many non-Cloud offerings as well as many new services spawn from the unique Cloud delivery model and capabilities. …

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Added by Fred Taylor on August 27, 2014 at 10:37am — No Comments

SingTel claims first 300Mb/s LTE-A service

SingTel announced today it is ready to launch the world’s first commercial LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network supporting theoretical peak download speeds of up to 300Mb/s.

Singapore’s largest operator will go live with the service on Saturday (August 23), when it also introduces the Samsung Galaxy S5 4G+, “the first handset globally to be compatible with 4G LTE-Advanced networks.” A second LTE-A…

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Added by Zakir on August 21, 2014 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Vodafone Australia’s core upgrade to pave way for VoLTE

Vodafone Hutchison Australia selected Ericsson to modernise its core network and prepare for the launch of VoLTE trials later this year and a full commercial rollout early next year.



The company’s CTO Benoit Hanssen said its current 4G networks focus on supporting faster data services. “But no Australian network offers voice calls on its 4G network, and our new core network will enable us to do that,” he noted.…

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Added by Zakir on August 21, 2014 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Apple eyes VoLTE as 4G voice gets real

Apple appears to be gearing up for high-definition voice-over-LTE (HD VoLTE) support in future mobile products

The company is currently advertising for a cellular systems protocol engineer, calling for experience with "VoLTE" and "IMS." Other positions are calling for experience with the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)…

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Added by Zakir on August 21, 2014 at 4:16pm — No Comments

SWOT Analysis of Vodafone – World’s second largest mobile network operator

Britain-based Vodafone is the second largest mobile service provider on the planet after China Mobile. The company has about 435 million subscribers in 26 countries around the world. Recently, Vodafone reported group revenue of £10.2 billion ($17.3 billion) after the quarter that ended in June 2014. While this was up 6.2% on an absolute basis year-on-year given the strong pound currency, it was down 4.4% on organic basis. Organic…

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Added by Gunjan Indrayan on July 29, 2014 at 12:14am — No Comments

Vodafone first to switch on 700MHz LTE

Vodafone New Zealand is the first of the country’s cellcos to switch on commercial 700MHz 4G LTE mobile services, with a launch at the end of last week in the rural area of Papakura, Yahoo News New Zealand reports. Vodafone’s director of technology Sandra Pickering said of the launch: ‘There’s no question that 4G – particularly in rural areas – will deliver economic benefit and have strong impacts for productivity. Our focus this year is about expanding our 4G…

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Added by Zakir on July 23, 2014 at 6:57am — No Comments

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