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Motorola PHOTON Q 4G LTE, Coming Soon to Sprint

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Motorola PHOTON Q 4G LTE

Sprint and Motorola Mobility have announced Motorola PHOTON Q™ 4G LTE, the next generation of last summer’s popular Motorola PHOTON™ 4G. The new device will boast a five-row, PC-like QWERTY keyboard, international capabilities and a generous 4.3-inch ColorBoost™ display, as well as the ability to operate on Sprint’s new lightning-fast 4G LTE network2.

LTE user devices tripled in 12 months, 83 LTE smartphones announced so far

in Blog, GSA, TD-LTE, LTE
GSA

The number of LTE user devices announced in the market has more than tripled over the past year and 67 manufacturers have so far announced 417 LTE-enabled user devices, confirmed GSA. The figures include 83 LTE smartphones and 31 tablets. 68 out of 417 devices can operate in the TDD mode.

LTE TDD to Make 25% of All LTE Connections by 2016

in Blog, Ovum, TD-LTE, TDD, LTE
Ovum

TD-LTE has now wider acceptance across the globe and is expected to make significant part of LTE subscriber growth in coming years thanks to Asia-Pacific market, the main growth engine for TD-LTE. According to study of Ovum 25% of all LTE connections will include LTE TDD by 2016.

TD-LTE to Dominate 4G Until FDD Spectrum Freed up in India

in Blog, MARAVEDIS, TD-LTE, 4G, LTE
Maravedis.jpg

The TD-LTE subscriber base in India will reach 67 million by the end of 2017, predicts Maravedis-Rethink. With overall stagnant 2011 broadband penetration at 13.35 million primarily DSL subscribers, the Indian market represents a significant growth opportunity for the broadband wireless sector, says the new report.

80 Commercial LTE Systems in Service Now

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GSA June 2012

A recent LTE report from GSA confirms that commercial networks quadrupled in 12 months and so far 80 LTE operators have launched commercial services. In 2012, 33 networks has been launched till June 4. This figure includes 7 commercial LTE TDD systems which are launched in Brazil, India, Japan, Poland, Saudi Arabia and Sweden.

Ericsson: LTE to cover half the world's population by 2017

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Ericsson Report

A new Traffic and Market Report from Ericsson says that 85 percent of the world's population will have internet coverage via 3G by 2017 and there will be close to nine billion mobile subscriptions, compared to six billion by the end of 2011. Report expects mobile data traffic to grow by 15 times between 2011 and 2017.

ABI: LTE Subscriptions to Exceed 40 Million in 2012

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ABI Research

LTE subscriptions around the world may exceed 40 million by the end of 2012 says ABI Research. This will represent a fourfold increase over the nine million global LTE subscriptions in 2011. The wide range of expected LTE smartphone launches in 2012 from major mobile manufacturers are the main reason behind the increase in LTE subscriptions.

With 72 commercial LTE networks so far, LTE set to enter mainstream in 2012

in Blog, GSA, LTE
GSA LTE Update May 2012

GSA has confirmed that 72 LTE operators have launched commercial LTE services, including 25 networks launched so far in 2012. Commercial LTE services are now available today in 37 countries.

Sony Mobile Introduces LTE Xperia Smartphones for Japan

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Sony Xperia

Sony Mobile Communications has launched two new LTE Android smartphones Xperia GX and Xperia SX for the Japanese market. LTE enabled Xperia smartphones support download speeds of up to 75mbps and comes with 1.5GHz dual core processors for faster performance and Reality Display. Xperia GX and Xperia SX will be available in the Japanese market from summer 2012.

Small Cell Forum: Public Access Small Cells Could Quickly Carry More Traffic than Macros

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Small Cell Forum

The Small Cell Forum says that public access small cells could play a key role in providing additional mobile coverage, capacity and new services in both urban and rural areas.