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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
Added by Zakir on November 18, 2014 at 4:13pm — No Comments
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
Added by Zakir on November 18, 2014 at 4:06pm — No Comments
AT&T has signed an agreement with Grupo Salinas to acquire Mexican wireless company Iusacell for US$2.5 billion, inclusive of Iusacell debt. Under the terms of the agreement, AT&T will acquire all of Iusacell’s wireless properties, including licenses, network assets, retail stores and approximately 8.6 million subscribers.
Iusacell offers wireless service under both the Iusacell and Unefón brand names with a network that today covers about 70 percent of Mexico’s approximately…Continue
Added by Michael Wolleben on November 12, 2014 at 10:28am — No Comments
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
Added by Gunjan Indrayan on November 4, 2014 at 1:41pm — No Comments
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
Added by Zakir on October 22, 2014 at 4:08pm — No Comments
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
Added by Zakir on October 22, 2014 at 4:07pm — No Comments
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
Added by Zakir on October 22, 2014 at 3:58pm — No Comments
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.
Added by Zakir on October 14, 2014 at 5:16pm — No Comments
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
Added by Zakir on October 14, 2014 at 5:14pm — No Comments
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
Added by Zakir on October 14, 2014 at 5:12pm — No Comments
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
Added by Gunjan Indrayan on October 7, 2014 at 12:21pm — No Comments
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
Added by Zakir on October 2, 2014 at 6:26pm — No Comments
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
Added by Zakir on October 2, 2014 at 6:22pm — No Comments
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
Added by Zakir on October 2, 2014 at 6:21pm — No Comments
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
Added by Zakir on October 2, 2014 at 6:19pm — No Comments
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
Added by Zakir on October 2, 2014 at 6:17pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Gunjan Indrayan on September 3, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Zakir on September 2, 2014 at 10:51am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Zakir on September 2, 2014 at 10:47am — No Comments
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. …Continue
Added by Fred Taylor on August 27, 2014 at 10:37am — No Comments