Shenzhen, China, August 27, 2012: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced that it has been selected to provide its advanced IP microwave solution for the next-generation LTE backhaul networks of Movicel in Angola and Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) in Namibia.
Deutsche Telekom has announced new option for its customers to surf the Internet with their smartphones at speeds of up to 100 Mbit/s. The LTE Speed option will be available for purchase from September 4 for EUR 9.95/month with all Complete Mobile rates. The data volume included in the selected rate also doubles.
U.S. Operator Sprint has launched LTE services in four new cities Baltimore, Md., Gainesville, Ga., Manhattan/Junction City, Kan., and Sedalia, Mo.. In addition to Baltimore, Sprint is now offering improved 3G experience in Boston and Washington, D.C. as well.
HOD HASHARON, Israel, August 28, 2012 — Altair Semiconductor (www.altair-semi.com), the world’s leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high performance 4G LTE chipsets, today announced that its FourGee-3100/6200 chipset has been certified to run over Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network.
LG Electronics has announced a new LTE smartphone, Optimus G, with sleek design and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 Pro Quad-Core processor. NTT DOCOMO will be the first to unveil a Japanese edition of the Optimus G. The global version of the device will be launched in Korea in September, followed by other markets worldwide.
Indian operator Tikona Digital Networks plans to buy $200M worth of LTE equipments from top vendors, reports the Economic Times. Operator has floated a request for proposals (RFP) from vendors for LTE network gear to deploy wireless broadband networks in the five circles it has license to operate.
Telecommunications equipment and network solutions provider, ZTE has signed a packet switched core network (CN) deal with KPN Group Belgium (KPNGB).KPNGB will deploy ZTE’s packet switched CN equipment which supports unified 2G/3G/4G radio access.
Hong Kong's operator CSL has launched commercial 1800MHz/2600MHz dual-band 4G LTE network for its premium brand 1O1O. Operator launched its 4G LTE mobile network in Hong Kong in November 2010 and already covers 90 per cent of the population.
UK’s mobile service provider Three has selected Samsung Electronics to provide LTE Radio Access Network (RAN) and 3G / LTE core infrastructure solutions. This deployment is Samsung’s first commercial mobile network roll-out in Europe.
Telekom Austria Group has picked Ericsson for its multi-standard radio network upgarde and to supply LTE infrastructure. Ericsson will upgrade the 2G and 3G mobile networks and also provide the LTE technology for Telekom Austria Group's subsidiaries A1 in Austria and Vipnet in Croatia. Rollout has already started.
Munich/Neubiberg, Germany – August 22, 2012 – Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, today announced two collaborations with leading providers of client software that enables rich, native communications services for 4G LTE clients.
Canada's Rogers Communications has launched LTE networki in Moncton, New Brunswick. Rogers has invested $20M in its wireless network in New Brunswick over the past two years. Operator also has expanded its LTE network in Atlantic Canada, adding to cities including Halifax and St. John’s earlier.
MetroPCS has unveiled a promotional 4G LTE service plan with unlimited talk, text and 4G LTE data for only $55 per month for a single line however it is only available for a limited time. Families can get this offer for $50 per month on the account’s second, third and fourth lines.
Alcatel-Lucent has introduced a new ‘First Responder Video’ solution to provide mission-critical information on handheld devices to fire, police and ambulance services to strengthen responsiveness, safety, teamwork and cost efficiency.
2012-08-20 - At APCO 2012, Anritsu Company (booth #1604), a world leader in wireless test instrumentation, will showcase test solutions that help ensure the operation of radios and wireless networks used by public safety and first responders at the federal, state, and local levels.
Japan’s mobile operator NTT DOCOMO's subscribers to its Xi LTE service surpassed five million on 19 August. Xi reached five million subscribers less than one month after surpassing the four million mark on July 22.
Philippines’ wireless services provider Smart Communications is launching commercial LTE services on August 25. The announcement comes after a year of LTE test deployments conducted by PLDT’s wireless subsidiary in various parts of the country.
Friday, August 17, 2012 - Wipro Technologies, the Global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT), announced that it has received the top ranking for Telecom R&D services in an annual survey conducted by Zinnov Management Consulting Pvt. Ltd, a leading Globalization and Market Expansion Advisory firm.
Verizon Wireless has introduced 4G LTE network in 34 new markets and announced expansion in 38 other markets today. With the new and expanded markets, the company’s LTE network is now available in a total of 371 markets covering more than 75 percent of the U.S. population.
Herndon, VA, USA: August 15, 2012 - Celcite Management Solutions (www.celcite.com), the world’s leading provider of automatic optimisation tools and services for wireless networks, announced the successful completion of the LTE RF Optimisation services program for a Tier 1 operator in North America, using Celcite’s COPS™ platform for LTE and its Centralised Ma
Global LTE deployments are continuing to rise and the technology is gaining ever more market recognition. However, LTE currently possesses a key limitation that the industry is actively looking to resolve – the issue of voice. As it stands, LTE networks can only support data and are incapable of handling voice calls.
ZTE has unveiled MF820S2 and MF91S, the new multi-standard USB modem and uFi that supports LTE FDD/LTE TDD/TD-SCDMA / EDGE. According to the company, its multi-mode wireless devices represent the next chapter in LTE terminal product development, breaking down regional standard barriers and constraints at user end points.
3G and LTE small cells maker Ubiquisys has raised $19m in an oversubscribed round. The company will use the capital to generate further profitable growth and accelerate delivery of innovative tri-mode 3G/LTE/WiFi small cell hotspots.
LG Electronics (LG) has sold five million LTE smartphones globaly to date, company announced today. After reaching sales of four million LTE smartphones last month, an additional one million smartphones were sold in the month of July, company revealed.
Cambridge, Aug 14th 2012: ip.access today confirmed that it had already shipped an LTE-only version of its new E-100 dual mode access point to five customers for laboratory and field trials. This is an important staging point in the process of moving towards full commercial deployments and represents the company’s first LTE product shipments.
Sprint has announced availability of Motorola PHOTON Q 4G LTE starting from Sunday, Aug. 19. Motorola PHOTON Q, with a full QWERTY keyboard and international roaming capabilities, will cost $199.99 with a new line of service or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement.
Portuguese mobile operator Optimus has selected Huawei to provide UMTS/LTE multi-frequency antennas for its LTE commercial network, the company announced today. The commercialization of Huawei's antennas in Portugal extends the current mobile network portfolio.
Poland's operators Polkomtel and Aero2 have selected Ericsson to supply WCDMA and LTE infrastructure for their network. Under the agreement, Ericsson will also provide a range of services including design, deployment, integration and support for the upgraded mobile broadband network for a period of three years.
Greenpacket, a global 4G networking solutions provider, is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and listed on the Main Board of the Malaysian bourse. Greenpacket prides itself as a leading developer of Next Generation mobile broadband and networking solutions.
Richardson, TX – August 10, 2012. Mavenir Systems, a leading innovator of mobile infrastructure solutions for LTE operators, today announced that its mOne™ Convergence Platform was used to support the world’s first commercially available Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service, which was announced by MetroPCS earlier this week.
Shenzhen, China, August 8, 2012: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced the launch of an enhanced Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service (eMBMS) innovation center in Shenzhen in order to develop end-to-end eMBMS solutions and LTE applications.
U.S. carrier MetroPCS has announced commercial launch of Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services and availability of VoLTE-capable handsets. MetroPCS is selling the new VoLTE-capable LG Connect 4G Android smartphone at select U.S. stores and will continue to roll out VoLTE services and phones in the coming weeks.
South Korean service provider SK Telecom has launched HD voice call service over LTE. According to the company, HD voice call connection time is less than 0.25 to 2.5 seconds, 2 to 20 times shorter than 3G voice calls that require an average of 5 seconds to connect a call.
Chicago, USA – 7th of August – Anite, a global leader in mobile device and network testing technology, today announced that its test solutions are being used to assess the US LTE public safety network and associated devices.
Vodafone plans to deploy mobile broadband 4G network in selected areas in Greece this year. Vodafone began in 2010 the deployment of 4G LTE network in Europe, and today its 4G networks are already deployed for commercial use in Germany and Portugal, whereas pilot testing continues in a series of countries.
2012-08-6 - Anritsu Company introduces software options for its MT8820C Radio Communication Analyzer that allows the one-box tester to perform testing of LTE FDD Band 22 and LTE TDD Band 42/43 LTE smartphones and mobile terminals.
U.S. operator Sprint plans to deploy Alcatel-Lucent’s lightRadio™ Metro Cells to augment LTE mobile broadband coverage in high-traffic areas, Alcatel-Lucent announced today. Metro cells are mini base stations that can easily be deployed indoors or outdoors to provide enhanced capacity.
Shenzhen, China and San Diego, California, August 2, 2012: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, and Qualcomm Incorporated today announced that they completed an LTE FDD flash CSFB (Circuit Switched Fallback) voice call to UMTS using R9 protocol and Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon™ S4 processor, the MSM8960, during
Despite continuous rise in smartphone penetration and strong growth of LTE subscriber base, SK Telecom's revenue decreased by 0.6% year-on-year due to the impact of diverse mobile tariff cut measures including lowering of the monthly basic rate, company announced today.
2 August 2012, Shenzhen, China – ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, today announced it has won a project to provide UNE with an MF821 LTE Dongle and MF821+MF20 LTE Wireless Uifi set.
NTT DOCOMO, NEC, Fujitsu and Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited have agreed to form a joint venture to focus on the development and sales of semiconductor products with built-in modem functions for use in communications equipment.