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iPad 4 and iPad mini with Global LTE Support Launched

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iPad mini

Apple has unveiled fourth generation iPad and new iPad mini with support of additional LTE bands for markets across the world. The new iPad mini features the same number of pixels as the original iPad and iPad 2 to allow apps to work that are designed specifically for iPad.

GSA: 105 Commercial LTE Networks Worldwide

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GSA Report Oct 2012

Latest report from GSA puts number of commercial LTE networks to 105 in 48 countries around the globe. 58 operators have launched commercial LTE services since beginning of year. In total, 351 operators are investing in LTE, which is 41% more than a year ago.

ABI Research: LTE Subscriber Numbers Surpassed WiMAX in 2Q12

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ABI Research

LTE subscriber totals have surpassed WiMAX in 2Q12, reports ABI Research. Report also predicts that LTE handsets will surpass 80-percent of device shipments during 2016.

Apple iPhone 5 Technical Specifications

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LTE iPhone 5

LTE capable iPhone 5 is 8 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than iPhone 4S.The new iPhone has 4-inch Retina display, an A6 chip and mobile operating system iOS 6 with over 200 new features.

GSA: 96 Commercial LTE Networks in 46 countries

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GSA Report:  LTE commercial launches 2009-2012

GSA has confirmed that 96 operators have launched commercial LTE services in 46 countries so far. According to GSA, 347 telecoms operators in 104 countries are committed to commercial LTE network deployments or are engaged in trials, technology testing or studies. 68 operators have launched commercial LTE services in the past 12 months.

Rumor: iPhone 5 to Support 4G LTE Networks Worldwide

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iPhone 4S

Apple's new iPhone may come with LTE capability supporting LTE bands for networks around the world, including Europe, Asia and the United States, according to Wall Street Journal article.

Samsung Unveils GALAXY Note II at IFA

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Samsung Galaxy Note II

At IFA, in Berlin, Samsung introduced GALAXY Note II last week during Samsung Mobile Unpacked event. The GALAXY Note II features a 5.5” (140.9mm) HD Super AMOLED screen and has 16:9 screen ratio.

LG Unveils Optimus G with Snapdragon Quad-Core Processor

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LG Optimus G

LG Electronics has announced a new LTE smartphone, Optimus G, with sleek design and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 Pro Quad-Core processor. NTT DOCOMO will be the first to unveil a Japanese edition of the Optimus G. The global version of the device will be launched in Korea in September, followed by other markets worldwide.

Tikona Floats $200M RFP for LTE Equipments

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Tikona

Indian operator Tikona Digital Networks plans to buy $200M worth of LTE equipments from top vendors, reports the Economic Times. Operator has floated a request for proposals (RFP) from vendors for LTE network gear to deploy wireless broadband networks in the five circles it has license to operate.

T-Mobile to Start New Unlimited Data Plan

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T-Mobile

Following yesterday's MetroPCS announcement of unlimited data, T-Mobile USA also unveiled a truly Unlimited Nationwide Data plan over it 4G HSPA+ Network. Available starting Sept.