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. …Continue
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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…Continue
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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…
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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. …Continue
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T-Mobile is the fourth largest wireless network operator by subscribers and revenue in the United States. Germany’s Deutsche Telekom owns two-third of the company. The telco manages to grab the most headlines out of any telecom company in the US because of some good reasons. Let us start by looking at a few numbers first. T-Mobile reported 3Q 2014 revenue of $7.35 billion and added about 2.35 million subscribers over the quarter…Continue
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Telefónica Germany, the largest mobile operator in terms of subscribers in Germany, selected Ericsson as main supplier to upgrade their network to support VoLTE. Telefónica is one of the first operators in Europe that has now completed the upgrade of their network to be ready for commercial VoLTE launch. VoLTE has been deployed in all areas where Telefónica has LTE coverage in Germany. The commercial launch will take place once Telefónica has secured…Continue
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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.…Continue
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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…Continue
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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.
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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When you see or hear the word â€œbroadcast,â€ 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 toolâ€”optimized for the LTE Broadcast capable devices featuring…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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