3GPP Priorities – For Release 12 and beyond

This video covers the Radio Access Networks and Service and System Aspects.

3GPP Interviews at LTE Africa 2013

Interviews with two African officials, on the prospects and challenges facing LTE in the region. The last part of the video features Atle Monrad, CT Chairman, giving his thoughts on the priorities for the EPC evolution - with an eye on the differences encountered in Africa.

3GPP Release 11: Understanding the Standards for HSPA+ and LTE-Advanced Enhancements

This 4G Americas whitepaper is intended to provide a brief review of some of the key specifications in 3GPP Release 11. 

3GPP Rel-11 standards for HSPA+ and LTE-Advanced were frozen in December 2012 with the core network protocols stable in December 2012 and radio access network (RAN) protocols stable in March 2013.

LTE- Advanced (3GPP Rel.11) Technology Introduction

Since its introduction, LTE is continuously worked on in terms of improvements. 3GPP groups added technology components into so called releases. Initial enhancements were included in 3GPP Release 9, followed by more significant improvements in 3GPP Release 10, also known as LTE-Advanced. 

LTE Standards for Public Safety – 3GPP view

At ’Critical Communications World’ conference, Balazs Bertenyi, the 3GPP SA Chair, recently reported on the latest status of the first 3GPP features for public safety, in particular those covering Proximity services (Direct mode) and Group call.

3GPP Reaffirms LTE-Advanced Name

LTE-Advanced

3GPP has defined the standards for LTE, with the latest work focusing on LTE-Advanced, which includes all work from 3GPP Release 10 onwards. 3GPP’s Project Coordination Group (PCG) approved it during their meeting on April 3rd, 2013.

Mindspeed Reaffirms Small Cell Leadership Position with 63% Market Share

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.-- Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSPD), the industry leader in technology for small cell base stations, announced today that according to Infonetics Research, it had 63% of the 3GPP small cell market. Most of these shipments were for commercial deployment of HSPA small cells.

An Interview with Balazs Bertenyi, 3GPP SA Chairman

New Release 11 features, Release 12 in the requirements definition phase…Focus is on the demand side and the need to expand system capacity.

MIMO and Smart Antennas Play a Critical Role in Mobile Broadband Deployments

October 18 2012 - BELLEVUE, Wash. – Operators are moving toward more complex commercial deployments of network infrastructure to improve network coverage and capacity.

Future 3GPP Radio Access Technologies

3GPP Release 12 Workshop

Earlier this month 3GPP held a 3GPP RAN Workshop on Release 12 and onwards to identify common requirements for future 3GPP radio access technologies. 3GPP Workshop was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 11-12, 2012 and had 246 participants.

3GPP LTE Evolved Packet System

3GPP LTE Evolved Packet System (and what it has to do with Femtocells)
By A. Maeder, G. Punz, S. Schmid - NEC Laboratories Europe, andreas.maeder@neclab.eu

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PCCW mobile Pioneers Huawei's 3GPP R8 Smartphone Optimization Solution to Reduce Signaling Traffic by over 25%

[HONG KONG, March 26, 2012]: PCCW mobile has adopted Huawei's pioneering smartphone signaling optimization solution to further enhance its network performance and improve the mobile broadband experience for its customers.

RAN priorities during beyond Release 11

An interview with Takehiro Nakamura, 3GPPi RAN Chairman, filmed December 2011.

-RAN priorities during early Release 11 work
-Workshop on Rel-12 and beyond, to Identify key requirements
-How does LTEi-Advanced change things ?

3GPP Release 10 and Beyond - HSPA+, SAE/LTE and LTE-Advanced - Update

This 4G Americas document is an updated version of the February 2011 white paper and includes a new Appendix A: Detailed Member Progress and Plans on Release 99 through Release 10 and updated deployment and subscriber information.

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Balazs Bertenyi, Dealing with the data explosion

Speaking about how 3GPPi manages Releases and giving details of some of the key LTEi features and some new work on the horizon.