Qualcomm Introduces RF360 For Single, Global LTE Smartphone Designs


Qualcomm has announced RF360 Front End Solution that addresses cellular radio frequency band fragmentation and enables a single, global 4G LTE design for mobile devices. Band fragmentation is the biggest obstacle to designing today’s global LTE devices, with 40 cellular radio bands worldwide.

ST-Ericsson brings PC speeds to mobile devices: First 3ghz smartphone prototype demo at Mobile World Congress

Geneva, February 20, 2013 – Next week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, ST-Ericsson, a world leader in wireless platforms and semiconductors, will demo the NovaThor™ L8580 integrated smartphone platform with a 3Ghz eQuad™ application processor and a multimode LTE Advanced modem supporting Carrier Aggregation.

Broadcom Unveils LTE-Advanced Modem for Smartphone and Tablets

Broadcom LTE-Advanced

Broadcom has introduced the 28nm 4G LTE-Advanced modem with integrated radio and cellular baseband which reduces board area by approximately 35 percent. Designed for the 4G LTE market, Broadcom's BCM21892 multi-mode, multi-band solution supports all 3GPP standards technologies

ZTE, China Mobile Test Commercial Carrier Aggregation Technology


ZTE has announced that it completed the download test using carrier aggregation (CA) technology in a commercial environment in collaboration with Guangdong arm of China Mobile. The test took place in an outdoor TD-LTE network environment. 

SK Telecom Demos eICIC, Plans Commercialization in H2 2013

SK Telecom

SK Telecom has announced demonstration of a LTE-Advanced technology named 'Enhanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination (eICIC)' under cooperation with Qualcomm and Nokia Siemens Networks.

HSPA+LTE Carrier Aggregation

The evolution of both HSPA+ and LTE standards has introduced aggregation of carriers for higher data rates, better load balancing and increased spectrum utilization, and since the dawn of LTE, the standard support for radio level interworking for HSPA and LTE radios has been included.

SK Telecom to Commercialize LTE-A Network in Second Half of 2013

SK Telecom

SK Telecom has announced new era of "LTE 2.0" defined by innovative LTE services including High-quality communication services,  lifestyle-enhancing LTE services and industrial productivity-improving solutions.

Qualcomm LTE Chipsets to Support LTE Advanced with Carrier Aggregation

Gobi - Qualcomm

Qualcomm's next generation Gobi modem chipsets will begin sampling in Q4 2012 and will support both HSPA+ Release 10 & LTE Advanced. The new chipsets will support LTE carrier aggregation and true LTE Category 4 with data rates of up to 150 Mbps.