Vodafone Starts LTE Advanced Roll-out in UK

Vodafone Logo

Vodafone UK has began the roll-out of a LTE Advanced technology to boost existing 4G mobile service using Carrier Aggregation. Vodafone is rolling out the enhanced technology from this month in Birmingham, Manchester and London and to other UK cities during the rest of this year and 2015.

Huawei Completes Handover Test between LTE TDD CA and LTE FDD CA

Huawei

Huawei has announced completion of the bidirectional handover test between LTE FDD CA and LTE TDD CA, both with 40MHz bandwidth, utilizing a mobile device enabled by the Qualcomm Gobi 9x35 modem, working with Huawei’s One LTE network solution.

Ericsson, Singtel and Qualcomm Demonstrate FDD/TDD Carrier Aggregation

Ericsson MINI-LINK

Ericsson, SingTel and Qualcomm have successfully demonstrated FDD / TDD Carrier Aggregation using commercial track hardware and software. The demonstration achieved 260 Mbps downlink speeds.

Qualcomm Extends LTE and Carrier Aggregation Benefits to Entry-Level Smartphones and Tablets

Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 Processor

Qualcomm has announced that its Qualcomm® Snapdragon 200 tier, the Snapdragon 210 processor, will offer integrated multimode 3G/4G LTE and LTE Dual SIM for entry-level smartphones.

Ericsson Launches Indoor Picocell to Deliver 300 Mbps with Carrier Aggregation

Ericsson's Indoor Picocell RBS 6402

Ericsson has announced launch of the RBS 6402, the indoor picocell to deliver 300 Mbps LTE speeds with carrier aggregation. It is a multi-carrier, concurrent multi-standard (LTE, WCDMA and Wi-Fi), and mixed-mode small cell to support 10 different bands

Nokia Networks, China Telecom Achieve FDD-TDD Carrier Aggregation

NSN Flexi BTS

Nokia Networks and China Telecom today announced FDD-TDD carrier aggregation including a user device chipset. In the demonstration by China Telecom, Nokia’s LTE base station achieved interoperability with a commercial user chipset developed by Marvell. 

Nemo Outdoor Drive Test Solution to Support Carrier Aggregation and Category 6 LTE Devices

Anite

Anite today announced that its latest version of Nemo Outdoor supports Carrier Aggregation (CA) and Category 6 devices. Tool allows operators to test and verify the capacity of LTE-Advanced wireless networks.

Anite demonstrates peak data rates of 300 Mbps using three component carrier aggregation

Fleet, Hampshire, UK – 14 August, 2014 – Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, announced today that it has achieved peak data rate throughput of 300 Mbps with 40 MHz bandwidth using three Component Carrier Aggregation (“3 CC CA”).

ZTE and Marvell Demonstrate 4G Uplink Carrier Aggregation

ZTE

ZTE has completed a successful demonstration of the 40 MHz uplink Carrier Aggregation (CA) over a TD-LTE network, in partnership with Marvell Technology Group.

Nokia and SK Telecom Demonstrate 3.78 Gbps Using TDD-FDD Carrier Aggregation

NSN Flexi BTS

Nokia and SK Telecom have reached a throughput speed of 3.78 Gbps by aggregating 10 spectrum frequencies allocated for both LTE variants for a 200 MHz of bandwidth. Earlier Nokia has demonstrated 2.6 Gbps TD-LTE throughput in February 2014 with US operator Sprint.

LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation

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Telstra, Ericsson Demonstrate 450Mbps Speed with LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation

Telstra

Australian mobile operator Telstra has announced successful live demonstration of 450Mbps network speed using LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation across a trial combination of 1800MHz and 2600MHz bands.

Huawei and China Mobile Verify Key TD-LTE-Advanced Technologies in Field Tests

Huawei

Huawei and China Mobile have verified multiple core TD-LTE-Advanced technologies including FDD/TDD Carrier Aggregation, MSA, 256QAM, inter-site CoMP, and MU-MIMO in a field test conducted at Chengdu Electronic Technology University. 

NSN Shows 450 Mbps Data Speeds, a New Coordinated Multi-cell Scheduling Approach at MWC

LTE-Advanced

NSN is demonstrating a new coordinated multi-cell scheduling approach, a coordinated scheduling feature for FDD-LTE and TD-LTE networks to reduce interference between adjacent base stations, at MWC.

Ericsson and Qualcomm Demo LTE CAT6 Carrier Aggregation for Telstra

Ericsson MINI-LINK

Ericsson and Qualcomm have successfully completed the inter-vendor interoperability testing of LTE Category 6, based on commercial LTE chipsets and infrastructure supporting Telstra's carrier aggregation bands.