Alcatel-Lucent’s Rapport™ communications software supports launch of VoLTE services by China Mobile

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Alcatel-Lucent  will deploy its Rapport™ communications software with  China Mobile, enabling it to simplify and consolidate video, voice and messaging services onto a single platform.

Open Innovation Challenge 2015 to shape IoT ecosystem launched by Nokia Networks

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Nokia Networks launches its third consecutive Open Innovation Challenge in Espoo, Finland and the focus of this year’s challenge is on the Internet of Things (IoT) domain. Nokia invites innovative ideas, technologies, or business models addressing opportunities in the IoT domain.

Vodafone’s commercial cloud-based VoLTE launch in Italy to be powered by Nokia Networks

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Vodafone Italy, a fully-owned subsidiary of the Vodafone Group plc, has selected Nokia Networks to introduce commercial Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services on its network.

MTS rolls out Russia's first Ericsson Radio Dot System

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Ericsson and  Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) have successfully completed the first live deployment of the Ericsson Radio Dot System in a commercial building in Russia. Installed at a 50,000-square meter shopping mall in Astrakhan, the Radio Dot efficiently boosts indoor mobile coverage and capacity.

Ericsson and SK Telecom to collaborate on 5G network slicing

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Ericsson and SK Telecom have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to collaborate on the development of a 5G core network that deploys network slicing technology. The development, which leverages Ericsson's Regional Cloud Lab and Ericsson HDS 8000, is planned to be ready by the end of 2015.

Airtel partners with Ericsson for LTE deployment in Gabon

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Airtel Gabon has selected  Ericsson as its sole supplier for the deployment of a new LTE network. The agreement also includes transformation of the existing mobile radio access and core network infrastructure. LTE 4G technology offers the capacity and the speed to handle a rapid increase in data traffic.

European Commission gave its nod for Nokia's proposed acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent

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Nokia announced that it has received approval from the European Commission for its pending acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent. The proposed acquisition was notified to the European Commission on June 19, 2015 and was cleared on July 24, 2015 without conditions following a Phase 1 review.

Alcatel-Lucent and Vodafone conduct first field trial of TWDM-PON technology in Europe to deliver super-fast broadband speeds to customers

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Alcatel-Lucent  and Vodafone are conducting the first European field trial of TWDM-PON ultra-broadband access technology as the operator prepares its network to address growing network data traffic and mobile backhaul demands.

Nokia Networks makes its LTE networks IoT ready

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Nokia Networks launches its IoT connectivity solution for LTE core and radio networks which makes existing LTE networks IoT ready. Operators can now prepare their current networks for the business opportunities of the IoT era and related machine-to-machine (M2M) traffic.

FANTASTIC-5G research project of Leading companies and research organizations to speed development of a flexible air interface below 6 GHz for 5G networks

A group of 16 leading players in the field of telecommunications are joining forces to advance the development of a new air interface below 6 GHz for 5G networks under the project named “FANTASTIC-5G” (Flexible Air iNTerfAce for Scalable service delivery wiThin wIreless Communication networks of the 5th Generation). 

LTE WORLD SUMMIT 2015 HELD IN AMSTERDAM BETWEEN 23RD JUNE 2015 TO 25TH JUNE 2015.

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LTE World Summit 2015 was hosted  in Amsterdam RAI between 23rd June 2015 to 25th June 2015 in which 2,750+ attendees as industry leaders gathered for the world’s largest 4G and 5G conference and exhibition, the 11th Annual LTE World Summit.

Zain Saudi Arabia and Huawei announced the Launch of First LTE-Advanced High Speed Mobile Broadband Network

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Zain Saudi Arabia and Huawei, have announced the launch of the first commercial LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation in two frequency bands (Band 1 and Band 3) network in the world.

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.

Nokia Networks collaborated with University of Kaiserslautern in Germany to research on 5G architecture

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Nokia Networks recently collaborated with the University of Kaiserslautern in Germany to do research on 5G network architecture and also work closely with the university to study the changes that are required in the telco architecture going forward.

PCTEL Launches new LTE Antenna for Fleet and M2M Applications

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PCTEL, a Performance Critical Telecom solutions company, launched a new antenna designed to accelerate the adoption of high-speed LTE wireless technology for fleet, agricultural, and industrial applications.