Verizon Wireless Expands XLTE Coverage

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XLTE

Today Verizon Wireless announced that it has launched XLTE in 22 new markets, bringing double the 4G LTE bandwidth and greater peak speeds now in more than 400 markets in USA. That means that 4 out of 5 Verizon Wireless 4G LTE markets now have Verizon Wireless XLTE.

Globe Telecom Signs LTE Transformation Contract with Alcatel-Lucent

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Alcatel-Lucent

Philippines' telecommunications company Globe Telecom has awarded a LTE contract to Alcatel-Lucent for transformation of wireless network infrastructure in the Philippine regions of Visayas and Mindanao, upgrading it from WiMax to LTE-TDD and LTE-FDD ultra-broadband access technologies.

MediaTek Launches 802.11n 2T2R AP/Router SoC

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MediaTek

MediaTek has announced its MT7628, a 2T2R 802.11n Wi-Fi AP System on Chip (SoC) for Home Router, Smart Router and IoT Gateway to enable high data transmission rates for voice and video applications.

Verizon Wireless Begins Offering LTE HD Voice and Video Calling

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Verizon VoLTE

US carrier Verizon Wireless has started offering HD Voice and Video Calling across its nationwide network on select smartphones. Operator has launched service as Advanced Calling 1.0.

Smart Introduces LTE Advanced in Cebu, Philippines

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Smart Communications LTE-Advanced

Philippines' wireless services provider Smart Communications has switched on the LTE-Advanced in Cebu after launching the service in Metro Manila last month.  Smart launched LTE service in the Philippines two years ago, and has close to 2,000 LTE b

Qualcomm Extends LTE and Carrier Aggregation Benefits to Entry-Level Smartphones and Tablets

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 Processor

Qualcomm has announced that its Qualcomm® Snapdragon 200 tier, the Snapdragon 210 processor, will offer integrated multimode 3G/4G LTE and LTE Dual SIM for entry-level smartphones.

Ericsson Launches Indoor Picocell to Deliver 300 Mbps with Carrier Aggregation

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Ericsson's Indoor Picocell RBS 6402

Ericsson has announced launch of the RBS 6402, the indoor picocell to deliver 300 Mbps LTE speeds with carrier aggregation. It is a multi-carrier, concurrent multi-standard (LTE, WCDMA and Wi-Fi), and mixed-mode small cell to support 10 different bands

Nokia Networks Announces Double-Capacity LTE/Wi-Fi Picocell

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Nokia Networks FlexiZone G2 Pico

Nokia Networks small cell has introduced a double-capacity small cell base station Flexi Zone G2 Pico, and an indoor planning service enhanced by 3-D geolocation. The first Flexi Zone G2 Pico base station to be available will be a 3.5 GHz TD-LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation Pico with 4x4 MIMO for advanced LTE markets.

Beeline Uzbekistan Launches Commercial LTE Services

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Beeline Uzbekistan

Mobile service provider Beeline Uzbekistan has started commercial LTE services in the country. Operator's 4G network currently covers the central areas of Tashkent, and the company plans to further expand the LTE coverage in the capital in 2015. 

nTelos Wireless Picks Alcatel-Lucent LTE Services

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Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent has been selected by NTELOS Holdings Corp. to provide 4G LTE network services for the nTelos Wireless network build-out in West Virginia and parts of western Virginia. The network will serve an additional 2.1 million people.