Ericsson and Polkomtel Test LTE Broadcast in Poland

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Ericsson MINI-LINK

Ericsson and Polish telecom operator Polkomtel successfully carried out the test of LTE Broadcast technology in Poland on August 30, streaming the opening game of the 2014 World Volleyball Championship to 300 selected guests and journalists at Warsaw's National Stadium.

ONE Launches Commercial LTE Services in Macedonia

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ONE

ONE, a telecommunication operator in Macedonia, has launced 4G LTE network in the country. Operator has received approval for the frequency range 2x10MHz @ DD 800 MHz and 2x15MHz @ DSC 1800 MHz 4G LTE by the Agency for Electronic Communications

Nemo Outdoor Drive Test Solution to Support Carrier Aggregation and Category 6 LTE Devices

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Anite

Anite today announced that its latest version of Nemo Outdoor supports Carrier Aggregation (CA) and Category 6 devices. Tool allows operators to test and verify the capacity of LTE-Advanced wireless networks.

ZTE Wins SWAN Slovakia Contract for Nationwide LTE Network

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ZTE

ZTE has signed a contract with Slovak operator SWAN for a nationwide LTE network project. As part of the agreement, ZTE will construct core CS/PS (circuit-switched/packet-switched) network, and a GSM/LTE mobile communications and VAS (value added services) network

Bell Increases Data Speeds up to 45% on LTE network

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Bell LTE Network

Canada's communications company Bell has increased 4G LTE network speeds up to 45%. According to Bell, LTE download speeds have increased from 75 Megabits per second (expected average 12-25 Mbps) to 110 Mbps (14-36 Mbps), with speed as high as 150 Mbps (18-40 Mbps) available in some locations.

Huawei Deploys Commercial LTE TDD Easy Macro in Beijing with China Mobile

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LTE TDD Easy Macro

Huawei has completed its first LTE TDD Easy Macro commercial deployment in Beijing with China Mobile. According to Huawei , this newly improved LTE TDD Easy Macro improves the download rate by 40% for outdoor users and 180% for indoor users.

ZTE wins COSMOTE Romania LTE contract

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ZTE

ZTE has won a wireless project contract from mobile operator COSMOTE Romania to transform its existing 2G/3G network and build a new LTE network in southern Romania. The deal is expected to require construction of more than 3,000 base stations.

Swisscom Boosts Quality of Indoor Reception

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Swisscom 4G

Swisscom has announced that 94% of the Switzerland's population can use its 4G/LTE network. For 2G or 3G technology, the figure is over 99%. Swisscom is also now seeking to improve the quality of indoor reception.

DOCOMO and Huawei Demonstrate LTE Network over Unlicensed Spectrum

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NTT DOCOMO

NTT DOCOMO and Huawei announced today that their joint test has successfully demonstrated that LTE can be deployed over the 5GHz unlicensed spectrum, which is widely used for wireless LAN networks in many countries today.

Vodafone Australia Selects Ericsson to Modernize Core Network

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Vodafone LTE

Australian carrier Vodafone has announced that it is completely modernizing and consolidating its core network with Ericsson. According to operator, its new core network will offer greater network agility and flexibility, create cost efficiencies, and enable the introduction of new LTE (4G) services.