Global LTE subscribers to quadruple by 2019

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TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Forecast Service new data reveals that global LTE subscribers are projected to grow 35% compounded annually over the next five years, from 516 million to 2.3 billion. To date, LTE adoption has been strongest in South Korea, where the 4G technology accounted for 63% of wireless subscribers in 2014.

Alcatel-Lucent and Korea’s KT sign collaboration agreement to deliver 5G mobile networks of the future

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Alcatel-Lucent has signed a memorandum of understanding with South Korean telecommunications provider, KT, under which the companies will collaborate to advance 5G development in South Korea with initial testing focusing on virtualized RAN to support next generation mobile architecture.

T-Mobile Leased Spectrum to Other Carriers to Expand LTE Network Coverage in Line with Verizon and Sprint

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T-Mobile US has leased its spectrum to other carriers in an effort to expand its LTE network to benefit their customers. 

EY and Ericsson study maps successful mobile operator strategies

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May 5, 2015
Ericsson and Ernst and Young (EY) have collaborated to study and identify three distinct strategies adopted by successful mobile operators termed as Frontrunners. These strategies are:
•    Quality-led progression: These Frontrunners differentiate through high-performing networks and high brand preference

Ericsson launch of cloud video enabler wins NAB best of show award

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Ericsson today made an announcement that 2015 NewBay Media Best of Show Award which was held in Las Vegas, 11-16 April recognizes the ‘Ericsson Video Storage and Processing Platform’ as a disruptive cloud-based enabler for time-shifted TV services.

Verizon Announces Software Defined Networking Strategy

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SDN Initiative Means Rapid Time-to-Market, Agile Network and Operational Efficiencies

Sprint Shares #1 Ranking for Reliability and Call Performance in Pittsburgh

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Sprint announced on 16th April 2015 that its network in Pittsburgh shares a first-place ranking for reliability and call performance, according to a  new RootScore report by independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics.

Reliance Jio seeks Wi-Fi deals with state, local authorities

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Indian Telecom Company Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL) plans to enter into agreements with various state and local authorities to offer Wi-Fi services. RJIL has to launch services within five years of acquiring spectrum, as per the government rules.