operators Vodafone and O2 have launched their commercial LTE services in
country today. Vodafone's LTE network is currently available in London
where as O2's LTE network is available in London, Leeds and Bradford.
wireless services provider Smart Communications has recently conducted
LTE-Advanced trials in Metro Manila and Davao City. According to
operator, Smart's test facilities achieved speeds of up to 209.66 mbps
at trials held first in Makati City in cooperation with network
equipment provider Huawei Philippines.
mobile service provider Scartel has implemented VoLTE (voice over LTE)
with SRVCC (Single Radio Voice Call Continuity) using Huawei's solution.
Following implementation of the solution, Scartel is now
technologically capable of supporting voice calls on its LTE network.
(Global mobile Suppliers Association) confirms that 111 manufacturers
have announced 1,064 LTE-enabled user devices world-wide, including
frequency and carrier variants. Since July 2012, 647 new LTE user
devices have been announced. During same period, number of manufacturers
is increased by 66%.
Africa’s communications network operator, Neotel has announced the
launch of LTE network. Operator's NeoBroadband powered by LTE, is a
fixed wireless solution for Small and Medium businesses (SMB) as well as
operator AT&T has launched LTE network in Ruston, La.; New Bern,
N.C.; State College, Pa.; Georgetown, S.C. and Jayuya, P.R. AT&T 4G
LTE service also expanded today in Atlanta, Ga.; Baton Rouge, Lafayette
and Shreveport, La.; Oxford, Miss.; Albany, N.Y.; San Juan and Guayama,
Wireless will launch LTE network during a joint hosting by Zimbabwe and
Zambia of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) general
assembly. The LTE service will be launched in the resort town of
Victoria Falls, where the assembly will be held from August 24 to 29,
Korea's telecom service provider SK Telecom has signed a Memorandum of
Understanding (MOU) with Rohde & Schwarz, a Germany-based
manufacturer of test and measurement equipment for mobile radios and
radio communications, on joint research and development of
next-generation antenna technologies.
based mobile operator Swisscom has announced that 60 per cent of the
Swiss population already have access to operator's LTE network at some
300 locations across the country. According to Swisscom, around half a
million its customers already use 4G LTE – second only to Sweden in
mobile operator Real Future, a subsidiary of True Corporation, has
selected Ericsson to expand its mobile broadband network in Thailand.
This expansion will allow the True Mobile Group to offer their 21.5
million subscribers with improved mobile broadband
mobile operator Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has announced the commercial
launch of its LTE FDD network in Tambov and the Tambov region. Operator
is currently rolling-out LTE networks throughout Russia and plans to
over around 600 population centers of the Russian Federation by the end
of 2014 .
O2 has announced a range of 4G tariffs with data bundles for its
upcoming 4G network. From 29th August, O2 will offer 4G tariffs starting
at £26 a month, which all include unlimited minutes and texts, bigger
data bundles from 1GB – 8GB, free access to 9,000 O2 Wifi hotspots.
mobile operator Elisa has launched its LTE services on 800 MHz band
spectrum. The operator launched nationwide LTE services immediately
after receiving the license to use the spectrum from the regulator
Technical Surveillance Authority.
Rogers Communications has signed a new agreement with Switzerland's
Swisscom to deliver bilateral LTE roaming to customers of both mobile
service providers. As of July 31st, Rogers and Swisscomm customers
travelling with a 2600 MHz device can have LTE service while in Canada
has announced the launch of LTE network in 13 new markets across the US
including Stockton, Topeka, Mt. Sterling, Zanesville, Coeur D'Alene,
Medford-Ashland, Kirksville and Portsmouth. operator also has expanded
in several existing markets.
UK is launching its 4G LTE network on 29 August. Operator has also
announced that its 4G-ready plans will be available from 12 August. At
the launch, Operators LTE network will be available in London.
operator Bharti Airtel is likely to launch LTE services in Delhi by
September, reports PTI. Operator is already offering LTE services in
some other Indian Markets including Kolkata, Bangalore, Pune and
DOCOMO has announced that subscribers to its LTE mobile service
surpassed 15 million on July 30. Operator's LTE subscriptions reached
one million in December 2011, 10 million in February this year.
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SFR, the French telecom operator, has launched LTE in Lille and revealed network roll out plan for the second half of 2013. Operator plans national coverage with LTE in 55 cities by the end of the year.
Hong Kong’s CSL has commercially launched 4G LTE extended spectrum together with the LTE CAT 4 device. With 5MHz extended spectrum, CSL has deployed a total of 2 x 20MHz at 2600MHz for its LTE network.
Globecomm has won LTE contracts with three U.S. Regional Carriers Chariton Valley, Evolve Broadband (DBA WorldCall Interconnect) and Indigo Wireless. These carriers will use Globecomm’s hosted LTE core, as well as the company’s Converged Packet Gateway (CPG) solution.
Verizon Wireless will begin deploying small cells into its 4G LTE network during the second half of 2013 working with network vendors including Alcatel-Lucent. Small cell deployments are part of operator's balanced approach to network capacity.
Tekelec has been selected by Telefónica UK to provide the Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF) in the 3G and LTE core networks. The Policy Server will combine with Tekelec’s Subscriber Profile Repository to enable Telefónica UK to offer advanced services for smartphones, tablets and other mobile data devices.
Huawei and China Mobile (CMCC) recently successfully completed Flash CSFB to GSM field test on a live LTE TDD network. According to Huawei, its Flash CSFB solution requires less time to complete end-to-end call setups compared with traditional CSFB and is capable of handovers to GSM and UMTS.
Smile Communications Tanzania has launched the commercial 4G LTE broadband network in country after more than a year of extensive testing. In 2012, operator chose Tanzania as the first country in Africa in which to deploy its LTE network.
Japanese operator NTT DOCOMO has unveiled its 2013 summer lineup of 11 models, including nine smartphones, one tablet and one Raku-Raku SMART PHONE, for launch in Japan on or after May 17. All new models are compatible with DOCOMO's LTE service for a max.
Sri Lanka’s Dialog Broadband Networks, a subsidiary of Dialog Axiata, has gained additional 2.3GHz spectrum with acquisition of Sky. Sky is a licensed Pay Television Operator in Sri Lanka and is currently in possession of spectrum resources in the 2.3GHz spectrum band
Nokia Siemens Networks has opened a Global Delivery Center (GDC) hub in Zhengzhou, province of Henan. According to company, the new facility will provide tools, processes and skilled resources to remotely manage mobile broadband networks for operators in China and around the world.
Singapore’s telecom operator SingTel has announced the launch of 4G mobile broadband service in country to offer speeds of up to 150Mbps. SingTel is offering new monthly Mobile Broadband 150 price plan at $59.90/month for 5GB data plan.
TeliaSonera’s subsidiary Yoigo will launch 4G LTE services in Spain in July. The commercial launch of the 4G network for contract customers will be held on July 18 in Madrid with 405 base stations, more cities to be added later this year.
Bhutan Telecom plans to deploy 4G LTE service capability in Thimphu. Initially, operator intends to deploy a site each in Chubachu and Motithang. It is expected that customers will be able to avail the service within 0.5-1 km radius from these sites.
South Korea's SK Telecom has started upgrading its existing LTE network to LTE-Advanced and conducted a field test under real network environment using a smartphone. Operator plans to commercialize LTE-Advanced service within September 2013 to enable faster data speeds.
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