LTE Deployments to Cover 57% Population by 2018

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

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

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

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

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.

Telstra Acquires Spectrum Licenses in 700 MHz and 2.5 GHz Bands

Telstra

LTE RAN CAPEX to Go Up by 82.4% in 2013

ABI Research

In a recent report, ABI Research has announced that the spending on LTE base stations will hit US$ 12.3 billion in 2013 as countries across globe are rushing to embrace 4G technology. LTE is being deployed worldwide in both developed as well as in emerging markets.

474 New LTE Devices Launched in Past Year

4G

GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) reports that 97 manufacturers have announced 821 LTE-enabled user devices, including frequency and carrier variants. Of these, 474 new LTE user devices were launched in the past year. 

GSA: 156 Commercial LTE Networks Live Globally

Commercial LTE Network Launches - March 2013

In a recent LTE report, GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) has confirmed that 412 operators are investing in LTE technology in 125 countries across the globe. This year so far 11 commercial launches have taken place where as 98 operators commercially launched LTE service in the past 12 months.

ABI Research: LTE Traffic to Grow by Over 200% in 2013

ABI Research

Global LTE traffic will grow by over 200% in 2013, says ABI Research. Overall mobile data traffic had increased by 69% year-on-year in 2012. LTE has growth rate of 207% in 2013 compared to 99% for 3G traffic. 

Ericsson Announces Preliminary Market Share Data for 2012

Ericsson MINI-LINK

Ericsson has announced today that it maintained share of global installed base of radio base stations at 40%, and the claims top position in both mobile equipment market as well as LTE specifically. The company calculated share of installed radio base stations worldwide based on the accumulated shipments of base stations since 2004.

Indian BWA Winners Allowed to Offer Voice Over LTE

4G

Indian broadband wireless access (BWA) winners can offer voice over LTE network now. According to a NDTV report, 4G operators can provide voice services along with high-speed Internet if they pay a fee of 16.58 billion rupees.

GSA: 400 New LTE User Devices Announced in 2012

LTE User Devices Growth 2012

In a recent report GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) confirmed that 87 manufacturers have announced 666 LTE-enabled user devices, including frequency and carrier variants. Approximately 400 new LTE user devices were announced in 2012 and the number of manufacturers grew by 52% during the same period.

RIM Changes Name to BlackBerry, Re-invents and Re-designs with BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry 10

Research In Motion has changed its name and will now operate under the iconic name BlackBerry. Company also launched much awaited BlackBerry 10, the re-designed, re-engineered, and re-invented BlackBerry platform.

Apple Adds LTE Support For 36 Additional iPhone Carriers with iOS 6.1

iPhone 5

Apple has announced iOS 6.1, adding LTE capabilities to 36 additional iPhone carriers and 23 additional iPad carriers worldwide. OS 6.1 is available as a free software update today. iOS 6.1 is compatible with iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad (third and fourth generation), iPad mini, iPad 2 and iPod touch (fourth and fifth generation).


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