ZTE Powers CSL’s VoLTE Service in Hong Kong

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ZTE has announced that company's VoLTE Solution is supporting CSL's commercial launch of voice over LTE services in Hong Kong for voice and video calls. Almost 100,000 users are using the VoLTE service since it was launched by CSL in late August.

Orange Slovakia Selects Cisco ASR 5000 Series for LTE Packet Core

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Mobile operator Orange Slovakia has chosen the Cisco's ASR 5000 Series elastic evolved packet core for its recently launched 4G long-term evolution (LTE) network. With Cisco solution, Orange Slovakia aims to transform its architecture and seamlessly migrate mobile data traffic from existing 2G and 3G networks.

Telefónica Germany Picks Ericsson for Voice over LTE

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Telefónica Germany has selected Ericsson as main supplier to upgrade their network to support VoLTE. VoLTE has been deployed in all areas where Telefónica has LTE coverage in Germany. The commercial launch will take place once Telefónica has secured the full VoLTE device eco-system for mass-market launch.

ZTE Introduces ElasticNet SDN IPRAN Solution

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ZTE has launched the ZTE ElasticNet SDN (software-defined networking) IPRAN (internet protocol radio access network) solution. According to ZTE, the solution introduces SDN virtualization technology to an IPRAN network to virtualize access-layer equipment, simplifying network structures and operations and maintenance (O&M)

PLDT Doubles TD-LTE Sites to Over 400 in Philippines

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Philippines telecoms provider PLDT has expanded its Time-Division Duplex-Long Term Evolution (TD-LTE) network to over 400 cell sites at the end of September. The current total is more than double the 200 TD-LTE sites that had been installed as of April this year in such provinces as Cagayan

Nokia Networks and Qualcomm Demonstrate 300 Mbps LTE-Advanced with Three-band Carrier Aggregation

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Nokia Networks and Qualcomm have completed interoperability testing of LTE-Advanced three-band Carrier Aggregation (3x CA) to achieve subscriber data rates of up to 300 Mbps in network environments.

Vodafone Starts LTE Advanced Roll-out in UK

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Vodafone UK has began the roll-out of a LTE Advanced technology to boost existing 4G mobile service using Carrier Aggregation. Vodafone is rolling out the enhanced technology from this month in Birmingham, Manchester and London and to other UK cities during the rest of this year and 2015.

Ericsson Demonstrates Proof of Concept of NFV with NTT DOCOMO

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Ericsson has successfully demonstrated proof of concept (PoC) of its Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) in a joint effort with Japanese operator NTT DOCOMO and a number of other providers.

Warid Telecom Selects Ericsson for LTE Deployment in Pakistan

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Pakistan's cellular service provider Warid Telecom announced Ericsson as its technology partner in the roll-out of 4G LTE in Pakistan during GITEX Technology Week 2014. Ericsson is Warid Telecom’s sole supplier of 4G LTE deployment in Pakistan.

ZTE Demonstrates 4G Rail Telecommunication Solutions at GITEX and Middle East Rail Technology Exhibition

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ZTE is demonstrating its 4G rail telecommunication solutions at GITEX and the Middle East Rail Technology Exhibition. Prior to the events, which take place in the Middle East, ZTE's 4G rail telecommunication solution was successfully implemented into the Wenzhou City Railway Line S1 project in China.