MTML launches LTE in Mauritius

21 May 2015, Mahanagar Telephone (Mauritius) Limited (MTML), unit of India’s Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), has launched 4G (LTE) services in Mauritius through its Chile-branded service using equipment supplied by Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corporation.

Comba Telecom Launches New Generation of 4G LTE Base Station Antennas As Middle East Invests in LTE Networks

Wireless Solutions Provider Signs Turkish Mobile Operator as First Customer in Million-Dollar Deal to Deliver Antennas for 4G Network Rollout

Huawei and Qualcomm Jointly Complete CAT11-based 3CC CA+256QAM Test, Reaching 600 Mbit/s Rate

[Shanghai, China, May 19, 2015] Huawei and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, have jointly announced the completion of tests using LTE CAT11 terminals.

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.

Sprint Expands Direct 2 You Availability to Include New Customers in Kansas City, Chicago and Miami

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18th May 2015, Sprint is expanding its Direct 2 You service to all well-qualified consumers in Kansas City, Miami and Chicago from June 1. The unprecedented service brings an in-store experience directly to customers whenever and wherever they want – for free.

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. 

Airtel Launches 4G Trials for Existing Customers in Chennai, India

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Bharti Airtel has launched 4G trials exclusively for its existing customers in Chennai. As part of this, Airtel customers across the city can now avail a complimentary upgrade to Airtel 4G at 3G prices and be the first to experience blazing Airtel 4G speeds. 

Ericsson collaborated with Far EasTone to become sole supplier of 4G/LTE in Taiwan

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Ericsson has entered into a contract with Far EasTone, one of the top three Taiwanese telecom operators to become its sole supplier, tasked with expanding and optimizing Far EasTone 4G network.

Ericsson files patents suit against Apple in Germany, the UK and the Netherlands

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Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has filed suits against Apple in Germany, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. For more than two years Ericsson has been trying to reach an agreement with Apple on a global license for Ericsson's patents on terms that are fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND), but the companies have failed to reach an amicable resolution.

FCC Initiates Consultation on LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) and Licensed Assisted Access (LAA)

FCC has released a Public Notice dated 5th May 2015 to enable a transparent discussion on the implementation of LTE-U in conjunction with licensed commercial wireless services using Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technique. 

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

D-Link picks Ikanos processor family for LTE routers

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Ikanos Communications, a provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the connected home, announced that D-Link has chosen the Ikanos Fusiv Vx500 family of chipsets to power its LTE routers and gateways.

Alcatel-Lucent introduces new product to extend the ultra-broadband reach of cable operators

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INTX Internet & Television Expo, Chicago, Il., USA, May 04, 2015 Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU)has expanded its portfolio of ultra-broadband access products with a new platform that will help cable multiple system operators (MSOs) in North America extend the reach of their 10 gibabit-speed fiber-optic services to more businesses and consumers.

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.