Telefonica Mexico is deploying LTE in the country through its Movistar brand. The LTE service will be available from October this year. The announcement was made by Juan Antonio Abellán, CEO of Telefónica Mexico.
Dallas, Texas, September 28, 2012 - AT&T and Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (Samsung Mobile) announced three new 4G LTE Android™ smartphones– Galaxy Express™, Galaxy Rugby Pro™ and the Galaxy Note® II – and one new 4G LTE Android tablet, Galaxy Tab® 2 (10.1), available in the coming months.
27 September 2012, Moscow, Russia – ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, today held the Russian launch “Welcome to the Grand World of ZTE smartphones” of its brand new ZTE Grand series and Dual SIM smartphones.
Communications service provider MTS has introduced LTE Wireless technology in Manitoba, Canada. According to company, customers on MTS’s 4G LTE Network have been enjoying even faster speeds since the end of August.
September 26, 2012 - Network solution supplier Telsis today announces its IP SMS Gateway for LTE networks, a converged messaging platform that allows users of current-generation handsets to seamlessly communicate with users that are using next-generation LTE equipment.
French mobile operator SFR plans to launch 4G LTE service on 28 November this year. The operator had earlier scheduled the launch in early 2013 but now it has advanced the launch date. SFR will introduce LTE first in Lyon followed by other cities.
Dubai Internet City, UAE / Kista, Sweden – September 25th, 2012 - DOVADO, the supplier of mobile broadband routers and software to 4G/LTE and 3G operators and distributors, today announced support for Category 4G/LTE in its wireless routers.
ZTE has announced the deployment of the multi-carrier TD-LTE network with China Mobile Hong Kong (CMHK). In July, ZTE partnered with CMHK and Ericsson to announce a deal to deploy the TD-LTE network with a coverage area of more than 70 per cent of the territory.
Sprint's 4G LTE is now available in Lawrence, Kan.; Topeka, Kan.; Wichita, Kan.; Waukegan-Lake County, Ill.; and Barnstable-Hyannis/Mid-Cape. With this announcement, Sprint has LTE service in 24 cities and is expected to be in more than 100 additional cities in coming months.
CALABASAS, Calif.--(Sept. 20, 2012) – Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA) released the latest benchmarking results demonstrating the Ixia Anue NTO’s industry-leading ability to improve the performance of critical application performance management, security and network performance monitoring solutions.
SINGAPORE (LTE Asia Summit, Tekelec Booth #4) and HAMPSHIRE, United Kingdom — September 19, 2012 —Tekelec and Roke Manor Research Ltd. today announced successful interoperability testing between Tekelec’s Mobile Policy Gateway (MPG) and Roke’s SmartSwitch subscriber engagement and connection management app.
AT&T has launched LTE network in Detroit, MI; Honolulu, HI; Seattle, WA; Pittsburgh, PA and Portland, OR markets as it continues nationwide 4G LTE rollout. With this new addition, AT&T LTE network is now live in 72 markets.
Boca Raton, FL, September 19, 2012 – Airspan Networks Inc., a leading provider of broadband wireless access networks, announced today that it has signed an OEM agreement with SEM4G Networks, a division of SEM Srl, an Italian based ICT technology solutions provider.
Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has launched LTE services in most of Moscow and 40 population centers in Moscow regions. Nokia Siemens Networks announced that it is the sole vendor for the TD-LTE network launch and a range of comprehensive services.
Barcelona, Spain, September 18, 2012: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, will be showcasing its mobile broadband communications solution portfolio at the Professional LTE Conference in Barcelona, Spain from September 17-19, 2012.
SK Telecom has announced two-way handover that supports both FDD LTE and TDD LTE in one device. Operator, together with Ericsson and Altair Semiconductor, demonstrated handover in between two different duplex modes of the LTE technology standard in a moving vehicle environment.
Nokia Siemens Networks has announced that it achieved a record TD-LTE throughput speeds of 1.6 Gigabits per second (Gbps). In the demonstration, the company used its commercial Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station to receive and send data in simultaneous downlink and uplink connections, reaching an overall speed of 1.6 Gbps.
ZTE has signed a strategic cooperation agreement worth $40 million with Mobitel of Sri Lanka, company announced today. Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd. is a national mobile telecommunications service provider and a wholly owned subsidiary of Sri Lanka Telecom.
Tekelec announced today that Telstra Global is offering LTE roaming services across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region using company’s Diameter Signaling Router (DSR). Tekelec’s DSR is providing the diameter signaling hub for Telstra Global’s IPX service announced last month.
Santa Barbara, CA and Singapore (LTE Asia 2012) – September 17, 2012 — D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, today announced that chief operating officer Doug Makishima is a panel speaker at LTE Asia 2012, being held at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore September 18-19.
Ericsson has announced that it partnered with SingTel for operator's commercial launch of 4G LTE services in Singapore. According to company, it played an important role in transforming SingTel's current 2G/3G network into a multi-standard network with 4G/LTE capability
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 13, 2012 - Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) announced a memorandum of understanding has been signed with the China Academy of Telecommunication Research (Telecommunication Metrology Center), or CATR (TMC). The two organizations have agreed to work together on TD-LTE MIMO over-the-air (OTA) test research.
Vodafone Australia plans to commence 4G LTE roll out in early 2013. Operator has also announced the launch of Dual Carrier HSPA+ services in key parts of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Perth, Adelaide and Newcastle.
GSA has confirmed that 96 operators have launched commercial LTE services in 46 countries so far. According to GSA, 347 telecoms operators in 104 countries are committed to commercial LTE network deployments or are engaged in trials, technology testing or studies. 68 operators have launched commercial LTE services in the past 12 months.
Sep 11, 2012 - In a densely built-up city such as Hong Kong, an advanced mobile broadband network is required to deliver high-speed data services and an optimal user experience for subscribers. With this in mind, SmarTone, Hong Kong's leading mobile operator, has just announced the activation of its 4G LTE service.
Apple has announced much awaited iPhone 5 that supports LTE technology. According to company, the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever is completely redesigned and has stunning new 4-inch Retina display, an Apple-designed A6 chip for fast performance and mobile operating system iOS 6 with over 200 new features.
Singapore's service provider StarHub plans to launch LTE network on 19 September 2012. At the same time, operator is also enhancing its 3G network with introduction of Dual Cell High-Speed Packet Access Plus (DC-HSPA+) for improved downlink speed.
Qatar's telecom operator Qtel has begun testing of its 4G LTE network, company announced today. Qtel plans to launch LTE service commercially in the end of 2012. Operator started to rollout its 4G LTE network earlier this year and is confident that it will integrate smoothly with the existing 3G network.
11 September 2012, Germany – ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, has announced it has successfully completed interoperability testing of LTE / EPC (Evolved Packet Core) for German operator, E-Plus within the LTE tr
Tokyo & Singapore, September 10, 2012 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) will outline the advantages of LTE small cell solutions for addressing challenges in spectrum, technology and the management of future wireless broadband at LTE Asia 2012, stand number 8, at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, September 18-19, 2012.
UK’s Everything Everywhere has announced a new digital communications company EE that runs the Orange and T-Mobile brands in the UK, and will be launching its new 4G brand. EE will become the new name of the Everything Everywhere business and its network providing mobile services to 27 million people.
U.S. carrier Sprint is currently building 4G LTE network in more than 100 additional cities within its existing nationwide 3G footprint. Some of the major metropolitan areas in which Sprint 4G LTE is expected to be available in the coming months are Boston; Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago; Indianapolis;
South Korea's SK Telecom has crossed 5 million LTE subscriber mark in just one year since releasing its first LTE smartphone in September 2011. The company exceeded 5 million LTE subscribers in 46 days after breaking the 4 million mark in July 30, 2012.
U.S. Carrier C Spire Wireless has launched mobile broadband services in four Mississippi markets this week with the activation of its 4G LTE network. McComb, Brookhaven, Meridian and Greenville are the first of 31 markets that are receiving C Spire’s LTE services between now and the end of October.
Huawei has completed end-to-end VoLTE voice call with eSRVCC (Enhanced Single Radio Voice Call Continuity, defined in 3GPP R10) handover without any perceivable interruption for the end user, company announced.
Singapore's telecom service provider, M1 is launching of its nationwide 4G LTE service on 15 September 2012. In addition, operator is also introducing new smartphone and mobile broadband service plans.
Acme Packet has announced that Aicent has deployed Acme Packet Net-Net Diameter Director to support its global LTE roaming service and the Acme Packet Net-Net Session Director to manage SIP interconnects for its IPX service.
South Korea's operator KT has announced that the number of subscribers to its LTE and high-speed Internet services surpassed the 2 million and 8 million marks respectively. KT launched its LTE service in January and crossed 1 million mark in five months.
Santa Barbara, CA – September 5, 2012 — D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded IP communications software platforms, today announced that it is a participant in the upcoming RCS VoLTE Interoperability Testing Event, organized by the MultiService Forum (MSF), European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) and GSMA.
Australian operator Optus has introduced 4G LTE network in Sydney, Perth and Newcastle and plans to launch LTE services in Melbourne from 15th September, 2012. Optus has also began offering Samsung GALAXY S III 4G to its customers.
South Korean operator LG U+ has introduced voice over LTE (VoLTE) services to its customers in partnership with Ericsson's subsidiary LG-Ericsson. With commercial VoLTE (GSMA IR.92) services, the operator can also offer enhanced telecom grade services such as HD voice, video calling, chat and presence.
Russian operator Scartel (Yota) has launched its LTE network in St Petersburg on 31 August. The launch was preceded by testing of LTE network earlier in the month of August that required service interruptions for existing WiMAX devices.