KDDI Selects Ericsson for LTE Deployment

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Japanese operator KDDI has selected Ericsson as one of the prime vendors to deploy its LTE system and Evolved Packet Core network. The radio access network is based on LTE FDD.

LTE and the Mobile Video Business Opportunity

Vera Kenehan, Strategic Product Manager, LTEi Broadcast at Ericsson, chairs a discussion with operators and content owners at Streaming Media West 2013 to discuss how they see the technical and business aspects of media over LTE unfolding and how the different implementation options and their respective business models evolve over time.

Slovak Telekom Launches LTE Network with Ericsson

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Slovak Telekom has launched a 4G LTE network in five cities in Slovakia, more locations will follow soon. According to Ericsson, it is the sole vendor for the LTE radio network, which is based on the multi-standard RBS 6000 base station. 

Ericsson to Deploy TD-LTE in 15 Provinces for China Mobile

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Ericsson has been selected by China Mobile (CMCC) to deploy LTE TDD in 15 provinces in China. This is the first phase of the CMCC's LTE TDD network deployment. 

Ericsson: Smartphone Subscriptions to Reach 5.6 Billion Globally by 2019

Mobile subscriptions forecast

According to a latest Ericsson mobility report, global mobile subscriptions are expected to reach 9.3 billion by 2019, and more than 60 percent of these will be for smartphones. WCDMA/HSPA networks are predicted to cover 90 percent of the world's population by 2019.

SoftBank Mobile Selects Ericsson's Voice over LTE Solution

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Japan's SoftBank Mobile has selected Ericsson to provide and integrate its end-to-end network solution for voice over LTE (VoLTE). With VoLTE as a basis, consumers will get HD voice and video calling alongside other telephony services, while using simultaneous LTE data services on LTE smartphones.

Telstra and Ericsson Conduct LTE Broadcast on Live Network

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Australia's Telstra has completed the LTE Broadcast session on a commercial LTE network. Operator successfully activated and tested Ericsson's LTE Broadcast Solution on its live network with the transmission of concurrent video feeds and large files to enabled devices.

Batelco Awards Ericsson LTE Expansion Contract

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Mobile operator Batelco has selected Ericsson for its LTE and WCDMA expansion plans in Bahrain. The network will be expanded to cover new areas in the country, and upgraded to provide faster mobile broadband connections for subscribers. 

LTE for utilities - supporting smart grids

The introduction of smart meters and smart grid sensors demands a cost-effective and easily deployed communications solution. Laboratory and field tests have demonstrated that LTE networks successfully meet the technical requirements for smart grid communications.

Telefonica to Launch LTE Network in Spain

Telefonica

Spanish operator Telefonica plans to roll out a nationwide LTE network in Spain and has selected Ericsson as a technology partner for this network. Ericsson  is selected as vendor for the cities of Madrid and Barcelona, among others.

Real Future Selects Ericsson for 3G and 4G Expansion in Thailand

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Thailand's mobile operator Real Future, a subsidiary of True Corporation, has selected Ericsson to expand its mobile broadband network in Thailand. This expansion will allow the True Mobile Group to offer their 21.5 million subscribers with improved mobile broadband

Telstra and Ericsson Make LTE-Advanced Call on 1800MHz and 900MHz on Commercial Network

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Ericsson has announced that Australia's Telstra has used the LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Carrier Aggregation technology on 1800MHz and 900MHz spectrum bands on a commercial network.

5G Radio Access

5G will enable the long-term Networked Society and realize the vision of unlimited access to information for anyone and anything.

MTS Picks Ericsson for LTE Network Development

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Russia's mobile operator Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has selected Ericsson to deploy the LTE network in four regions covering more than half of Russia. Under the three-year agreement and starting in Q2, 2013, Ericsson will roll out LTE in the Siberian, Ural, Volga, and Southern Federal Districts of Russia.

Ericsson Gets MBNL RAN Managed Services Contract

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Ericsson has announced that it has been selected to manage operations and maintenance of the MBNL radio access network encompassing the Three UK and EE networks. Mobile Broadband Network Limited (MBNL) is the joint venture company owned by Three UK and EE.