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Cisco to Acquire Small-cell Provider Ubiquisys

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Ubiquisys Small Cell

Cisco plans to acquire U.K. based Ubiquisys, a provider of 3G and 4G LTE small-cell technologies. Under the terms of the agreement, Cisco will pay approximately $310 million in cash and retention-based incentives to acquire the entire business and operations of Ubiquisys.

Spreadtrum Announces Strategic Partnership with Orange

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SHANGHAI, CHINA – March 27, 2013 – Spreadtrum Communications, Inc.

Entel Chile Selects Ericsson To Supply 4G LTE Network

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Ericsson MINI-LINK

Chile's mobile service provider Entel has extended its partnership with Ericsson to supply its 2G, 3G and end-to-end IP network for 4G/LTE. The agreement will allow 3G and 4G users to receive superior mobile broadband experience and high-performing networks, as well as advanced solutions and services.

Wataniya Telecom Signs Network Upgrade Deal with Ericsson

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Ericsson MINI-LINK

Kuwait's mobile operator Wataniya Telecom has signed an agreement with Ericsson to transform its network with an upgraded radio access network. This will allow higher network speeds and meet the growing demand for 3G services.

Ubiquisys ranked #1 small cell access point vendor by ABI Research

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Swindon, UK - 12th March 2013 - Ubiquisys, the developer of intelligent small cells, has been ranked #1 access point vendor for enterprise and residential small cells by ABI Research. Alcatel-Lucent and ip.access took second and third place respectively.

LTE/3G Multimode RF Transceiver from Maxim Integrated Enables Successful Deployment of HetNet Small Cell Base Stations

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San Jose, CA—February 18, 2013—Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) today introduced the MAX2580*, a single-chip multistandard RF to Bits® small cell radio transceiver. This highly integrated solution requires very few external components to execute an all-band, multimode, multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) radio design.

Anite is the first vendor to announce support for GCF data throughput performance testing

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13 February 2013 - GCF performance test cases signal an increased focus on testing devices in a real-world environment to ensure quality of user experience

Telefónica Announces Multivendor VoLTE to 3G Handover Tests

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Telefonica

Telefónica has demonstrated transfer of voice calls from a LTE network to a 3G mobile network seamlessly and without interruption. According to operator, this handover was achieved in Germany in a test laboratory environment that accurately simulates that of a real mobile network.

AT4 wireless taking a leading position by investing in Anritsu 3G and LTE testing equipment

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Malaga, Spain. 30th January, 2012. AT4 wireless and Anritsu have recently closed an agreement to bring Anritsu test equipment for 3G and LTE conformance and carrier testing to the AT4 wireless leading network of testing laboratories.

Sprint Expands LTE Service and Delivers an Improved 3G Experience in Puerto Rico

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U.S. operator Sprint has significantly improved 3G service in Puerto Rico and also expanded 4G service by launching its LTE network in Aguadilla, Isabela, Cabo Rojo and Mayagüez. These cities are in addition to Ponce, Coamo and Guayama – which have offered LTE since 2012.