4G Americas to Host 5G World North America

Dallas, USA, 9 June 2015 - 5G is the future connected world that is currently being developed by leading research, academia, commercial and organizational institutions.

VoLTE and RCS Technology Evolution & Ecosystem

This 4G Americas white paper describes in detail the recommendations and best practices for Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Rich Communications Service (RCS) implementations and offerings.

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Beyond LTE: Enabling the Mobile Broadband Explosion

This 4G Americas white paper compares the mobile broadband technologies of today, as well as the future technologies that are being standardized or planned, and their ability to deliver greater performance in the increasingly complex and challengin

4G Americas’ Summary of Global 5G Initiatives

This white paper, developed by 4G Americas member companies using publicly available information, is a one-time overview of global 5G initiatives as of the first quarter of 2014. This white paper is only focused on the technology evolution of the wireless network.

4G Americas: Launches of Release 12 LTE-Advanced Could Hit 40 by 2014 End

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There are 300 commercial LTE networks now in 107 countries and 350 commercial LTE networks are anticipated by the end of 2014, reports 4G Americas. Additionally, LTE-Advanced is now commercially deployed on 9 networks in 7 countries worldwide, with those numbers expected to reach 40 networks by year-end 2014.

LTE Hits 30% Share of Cellular Market in North America

USA, Canada LTE Subscriptions March 2014

4G Americas reports that LTE connections in North America grew to 115 million subscriptions, representing 30 percent of the 387 million total mobile subscriptions in the region at the end of the first quarter of 2014.

Talking LTE/LTE-A and 5G with 4G Americas

RCR Wireless News spoke with Chris Pearson, President of 4G Americas, to gather some insight into current LTE deployment plans, the move by wireless carriers to LTE-Advanced and on the beginning stages of "5G" development.

4G Americas: 2014 & 2015 Pivotal Years for Spectrum Decisions in Latin America

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On average across Latin America only 20 percent of the ITU’s recommended target spectrum allocation for 2015 has been met, resulting in a tremendous shortfall of available spectrum, reports 4G Americas.

4G Americas: North America LTE Subscription Grew 151 Percent in 2013

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4G Americas has announced that LTE subscriptions passed 200 million mark worldwide in December 2013. North America accounts around 50% of this. In North America and Latin America, LTE & HSPA subscriptions grew to 417 million connections in one year ending December 2013.

4G Mobile Broadband Evolution: 3GPP Release 11 & Release 12 and Beyond

This 4G Americas white paper provides an in-depth look at 3GPP Release 11 and Release 12 technology standards, including HSPA+, LTE-Advanced and Machine Type Communications.

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.

4G Americas: 100M LTE Subscriptions Worldwide

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4G Americas has announced that the number of LTE connections will pass 100 million this week globally. 57 Million of these LTE Connections are in the U.S. and Canada. There were 68 million LTE connections at the end of 2012.

Supporting Wireless Video Growth and Trends

Video is increasingly becoming one of the most pervasive technologies in terms of everyday usage, both for entertainment and in the enterprise environments. Mobile video is responsible for a majority of the growth seen in mobile broadband data volume.

4G Mobile Broadband Evolution: Release 10, Release 11 and Beyond - HSPA, SAE/LTE and LTE-Advanced

On a global basis, subscriptions to HSPA mobile broadband are growing rapidly. There were 900 million global subscriptions for HSPA at of the end of  December 2011, rising to 1 billion by 2Q 2012. This number is expected to reach 2.8 billion by the end of 2015. There were 476 commercial HSPA networks in 181 countries worldwide reported in September 2012.4

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.