SK Telecom and Nokia Networks Commercialize eICIC

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LTE-Advanced

SK Telecom, Nokia Networks have commercialized a core LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) technology called ‘Enhanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination (eICIC)’. eICIC is a technology that controls signal interference between macro and micro base stations to enhance the quality of the LTE-A network. 

Bharti Airtel, Nokia Networks to Launch FDD-LTE Services in India on 1800 MHz

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Airtel

Indian telecom operator Bharti Airtel has commissioned Nokia Networks to expand its 4G presence to six new circles using Nokia Networks’ radio network. Operator will deploy FDD-LTE network on 1800 MHz to provide 4G services in 6 circles. 

SK Telecom Sign MOU with Nokia for Development of 5G Technologies

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SK Telecom

South Korea's SK Telecom has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Nokia on January 21, 2015, to work together to lead the development and verification of the fifth-generation (5G) mobile network technologies.

Ericsson to Handle TeliaSonera Field Operation Services in Parts of Sweden

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Ericsson MINI-LINK

TeliaSonera has renewed and expanded its contract with Ericsson, that was initially signed back in 2010. Ericsson will now perform field operation services for the operator's fixed and mobile networks.

Nokia Networks, Safaricom Launch LTE-A Network in Kenya

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Nokia Flexi Multiradio 10 base station

Kenya’s operator Safaricom has selected Nokia Networks as one of its partners to modernize and expand its 2G and 3G network infrastructure and to help launch the LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network in Kenya. The network launched in December 2014 will offer peak speeds of up to 100 Mbps.

T-Mobile Expands Prepaid Choices, Introduces Simply Prepaid

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T-Mobile

T-Mobile has announced Simply Prepaid, a new wireless prepaid plan with unlimited data, talk and text with 4G LTE data buckets starting as low as $40 a month. The new plan will be available starting January 25th. 

Nokia Networks Selects Radisys’ MRF Product Family for Its Open TAS VoLTE/VoWiFi Solution

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Radisys

Radisys today announced a Media Resource Function (MRF) supply agreement with Nokia Networks. Nokia Networks has selected Radisys’ MRF product family as the media processing foundation for its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) solution

AT&T to Demonstrate LTE Broadcast Demonstration on Jan. 12

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AT&T LTE Broadcast

U.S. carrier AT&T plans a live, on-site trial demonstration of LTE Broadcast for invited guests during the college football national championship game at AT&T Stadium January 12.

GSA: 360 LTE Commercial Networks Launched by End 2014

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GSA: Commercial LTE Networks Jan 2015

360 operators have commercially launched LTE networks and service in 124 countries, according to data released by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association). Out of these, 96 LTE networks were launched in 2014.

Sequans Introduces Calliope LTE Platform for the Internet of Things

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SEQUANS Colibri LTE Platform

Sequans Communications introduced the Calliope LTE Platform, the newest member of its StreamliteLTE family of chipset solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT).