4G

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.

Nokia Networks, StarHub showcase LTE-Advanced at 600Mbps using 4X4 MIMO technology

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27th May, 2015. Singapore’s second-largest mobile operator, StarHub, today successfully conducted a trial at its headquarters demonstrating 600Mbps peak download speeds using Nokia Networks’ 4X4 MIMO technology with LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation.

Ericsson opens a cloud lab in Italy for faster co-creation and innovation

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May 26, 2015 Ericsson plans to launch a new cloud lab in Italy to enable faster innovation and co-creation with leading telecom operators. The lab will be located in Rome and will aims at providing open and multi-vendor environment based on NFV and SDN technologies.

MTML launches LTE in Mauritius

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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

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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

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[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)

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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.