458 million dual-mode LTE devices activated by 2016


Maravedis-Rethink projects 458 million dual-mode (TD-LTE + FDD-LTE) devices activated by 2016, according to the latest research report titled "Global 4G Device Forecast 2012-2016."

Achieving Capital and Spectral Efficiency Beyond 4G Standards

The industry has come a long way towards developing the new platform for ICT communications:

17.25 million BWA/WiMAX and 320 thousand LTE subscribers reached in Q1 2011

3.7 million new BWA/WiMAX subscribers were added in Q4 2010, and 5.5 million will be added throughout 2011, according to the 14th issue of the 4GCounts Quarterly Report

Big Money in Small Cells, or The Future Hangs by a Strand

The recent CTIA exposition in Orlando demonstrated the industry-wide agreement that the only solution to the evolving wireless broadband capacity crunch is a heterogeno

Russia: Uni-LTEd We Stand… For Now

As predicted in 4G Digest’s January 12th edition, 2011 is going to be an important year for LTE in Russia.

First Large-scale 4G Commercial Deployment in Canada

Barrett Xplore has become the first operator in Canada to commercially launch a large-scale WiMAX/4G network.

The Digital Dividend Situation in Sweden in Contrast with the Rest of Europe

The Swedish telecoms regulator, PTS (Swedish Post and Telecom Agency) held a new auction on February 28th to assign licenses in the 800 MHz spectrum band.

Impressions from the WiMAX Network Deployment Workshop in New Delhi-India

Over the week of February 21st I had the opportunity to attend the WiMAX Network Deployment Workshop in New Delhi-India, hosted by the WiMAX Forum and BSNL.

Nokia’s Dilemma: Why Android and Apple are Decisive

Recent news has, as often is the case, interjected itself into our research and analysis: Nokia and Microsoft’s announced partnership changes the trajectory for both co

Impressions from MWC

The MWC was a huge success this year with both attendance and the overall vibe way up.

iPhone and Galaxy S Spur Growth in South Korea’s Smartphone Market

Just a year and a half ago, smartphones were nearly absent from South Korea's wireless market, but a smartphone boom hit the country last year following Korea&nbsp

AORs Emerge at MWC

Did you attend MWC and not stop by the Backhaul Pavilion? Don’t worry if you missed it, since there was no such place at the Barcelona event!

For a Transparent Net of Nets

As covered in 4G Digest’s October 13th issue, IPv4 (Internet Protocol version 4) addresses – the basis for Internet as we know it today – are quickly running out.

Alvarion’s New Strategy for Profitability

Over the last several years Alvarion has succeeded in establishing a strong position in the WiMAX space.

Kingdom of Microwave Backhaul

I have always considered wireless backhaul to be evolving at a much slower pace than other wireless technologies, such as those targeting the access network.