IBM and Ericsson Collaborate on 5G Antenna Designs

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Ericsson and IBM announced today a collaboration to jointly research phased-array antenna designs for 5G to provide data speeds orders of magnitude faster than what is available currently.

LG Uplus, Nokia Networks Trial Intelligent Network Platform in LTE network

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Korea’s telecommunication operator LG Uplus has completed a three-month long trial of its Intelligent Network Platform (INP). Nokia’s radio technology, Liquid Applications and professional services were used in the trial.

Ericsson and Qualcomm Complete LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation IOT

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Ericsson and Qualcomm have completed inter-company interoperability testing of LTE Category 9 connectivity, with download speeds of up to 450 Mbps. Testing was conducted using Ericsson's LTE-Advanced network infrastructure and QTI's next-generation LTE-Advanced modem.  

Vodafone Switches On LTE-Advanced in Melbourne

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Vodafone Australia has launched 4G+ (LTE Advanced) network across Melbourne.

Alcatel-Lucent to Deploy LTE Mobile Broadband for AINMT in Scandinavia

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Alcatel-Lucent is to deploy 4G LTE and IP networking solutions throughout Scandinavia for AINMT Holdings AB. The company will initially roll-out a complete mobile broadband access network for ice.net in Norway, Net 1 in Sweden and Denmark.

SK Telecom Enables 2G and 3G Service Using LTE Network

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South Korea's operator SK Telecom has successfully commercialized 2G and 3G services through LTE network. Named ‘2G/3G over LTE,’ the technology enhances the stability of 2G/3G mobile networks by utilizing LTE network as backhaul instead of fixed-line 2G/3G infrastructure. 

SaskTel Deploys Openwave Mobility’s Smart User Repository (SUR) to Manage LTE Demand

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Openwave Mobility today announced that SaskTel, Canada’s service communications provider, has successfully deployed the company’s Smart User Repository (SUR) on its network in order to unify and simplify management of its subscriber data.

AT&T to Acquire Mexico Wireless Provider Iusacell

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AT&T has signed an agreement with Grupo Salinas to acquire Mexican wireless company Iusacell for US$2.5 billion, inclusive of Iusacell debt.

LMT Launches LTE-Advanced Services in Latvia

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Latvian Mobile Telephone (LMT) has announced introduction of 4G+ or LTE Advanced to double the data transfer speeds on mobile phones and router. Operator is offering 4G+ with utilization of two communication frequencies.

dtac Selects Ericsson for LTE Expansion in Thailand

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Thailand's telecom operator dtac TriNet has awarded Ericsson a five-year agreement to deliver 4G LTE in several major cities as part of its LTE expansion program on 2100MHz band.