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Ericsson: Smartphone Subscriptions to Reach 5.6 Billion Globally by 2019

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Mobile subscriptions forecast

According to a latest Ericsson mobility report, global mobile subscriptions are expected to reach 9.3 billion by 2019, and more than 60 percent of these will be for smartphones. WCDMA/HSPA networks are predicted to cover 90 percent of the world's population by 2019.

Intel's 4G LTE Modem Now Commercially Available

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4G

Earlier this week Intel announced the commercial availability of its multimode, multiband 4G LTE solution. Intel's XMM 7160 LTE modem is now shipping in the 4G version of the Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 (10.1) which is available in Asia and Europe.

GSA: 222 LTE Commercial Networks Worldwide

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4G

GSA confirms that 222 operators have commercially launched LTE services in 83 countries. Report also states that 474 operators are investing in LTE in 138 countries.

200 Commercial LTE Networks in 76 Countries

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200 Commercial LTE Networks in 76 Countries

200 LTE networks have been commercially launched in 76 countries by 31 July 2013, confirms the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). 54 LTE networks of these have been launched in the first 7 months of 2013.

Nokia Unveils Lumia 625 with LTE Capability

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Nokia Lumia 625

Nokia has announced the Nokia Lumia 625 smartphone with a large 4.7-inch LCD screen and 4G LTE capability. 1.2GHz, Dual Core smartphone has 512MB RAM with 8GB inbuilt memory that supports extension up to 64GB SD card.

LTE Deployments to Cover 57% Population by 2018

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ABI Research

A recent ABI Research report expects LTE deployments to deliver population coverage of 57% (4.2 billion) by 2018 while legacy WCDMA and CDMA2000 to cover 31% (2.3 billion). Out of 470 LTE commitments tracked by the company, 193 have gone commercial.

GSA: 948 LTE User Devices By Manufacturers Globally

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GSA Report July 2013

Recent GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) report confirms that 100 manufacturers have announced 948 LTE-enabled user devices, including frequency and carrier variants. 531 new LTE user devices were launched in the past year while the number of manufacturers increased by almost 50% in this period.

ABI Research: 500M LTE-Advanced Subscriptions by the End of 2018

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ABI Research

The LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) subscriptions will take an important role in the mobile subscriber market, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 295% between 2013 and 2018 to reach 500 million, reports ABI Research. It will represent 34% of the overall 1.47 billion LTE-related subscriptions. 

Ericsson: 4.5 Billion Smartphone Subscriptions by End of 2018

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4G

Mobile-data traffic will continue to grow significantly in the coming years. According to latest Ericsson Mobility Report, Video makes up the largest segment of data traffic in networks, and it is expected to grow around 60 percent annually up until the end of 2018.

4G Americas: 100M LTE Subscriptions Worldwide

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4G

4G Americas has announced that the number of LTE connections will pass 100 million this week globally. 57 Million of these LTE Connections are in the U.S. and Canada. There were 68 million LTE connections at the end of 2012.