MTS Picks Nokia Siemens Networks for FDD LTE Deployment

Nokia Siemens Networks

Russia's mobile operator Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has selected Nokia Siemens Networks for deploying FDD LTE network in the Moscow and Central Russia regions during the third quarter of 2013. The operator utilizes its 2600 MHz and 800 MHz frequency bands for increased capacity. 

Airspan Showcases 20 MHz TDD and FDD Small Cell with integrated backhaul

Boca Raton, FL, June 4, 2013 – Airspan Networks Inc., a leading provider of 4G broadband wireless access networks, announced today that it is demonstrating its AirSynergy 2000 Outdoor LTE Pico-cell solution at the Small Cell Forum World Summit in London this week. 

ZTE Helps China Mobile to Launch Converged TDD/FDD LTE Network in Hong Kong

ZTE

ZTE helped China Mobile Hong Kong (CMHK) to launch the commercial converged TD-LTE / FDD LTE network in Hong Kong. Ericsson was also a solution provider on the new China Mobile Hong Kong network.

Altair Semiconductor Chipsets Now Operational on 450MHz Frequency Band

November, 14, 2012 – Hod Hasharon, Israel – Altair Semiconductor, a leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high-performance 4G LTE chipsets, today announced that its FourGee-3100/6202 chipset is now capable of supporting LTE deployments on the 450MHz frequency band.

Ericsson Demonstrates Enhanced Voice Fallback for TD-LTE

Ericsson MINI-LINK

Ericsson and Qualcomm have demonstrated Release 9 Circuit Switched Fall Back (CSFB) from LTE TDD (TD-LTE) to GSM, live, using a standard Ericsson radio base station RBS 6000 and an LTE multimode chipset from Qualcomm. With this achievement, both LTE FDD and LTE TDD modes, using un-paired spectrum, could also make use of the broad GSM coverage.

SK Telecom Demonstrates Bidirectional LTE FDD/TDD Handover

SK Telecom

SK Telecom has announced two-way handover that supports both FDD LTE and TDD LTE in one device. Operator, together with Ericsson and Altair Semiconductor, demonstrated handover in between two different duplex modes of the LTE technology standard in a moving vehicle environment.

ZTE and Mobitel Sign $40 Million Deal

ZTE

ZTE has signed a strategic cooperation agreement worth $40 million with Mobitel of Sri Lanka, company announced today. Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd. is a national mobile telecommunications service provider and a wholly owned subsidiary of Sri Lanka Telecom. 

ZTE Introduces New Multi-Mode TDD, FDD LTE Devices

ZTE LTE Devices

ZTE has unveiled MF820S2 and MF91S, the new multi-standard USB modem and uFi that supports LTE FDD/LTE TDD/TD-SCDMA / EDGE. According to the company, its multi-mode wireless devices represent the next chapter in LTE terminal product development, breaking down regional standard barriers and constraints at user end points.

Anritsu Company Introduces LTE FDD Band 22 and LTE TDD Band 42/43 Test Software for MT8820C Radio Communication Analyzer

2012-08-6 - Anritsu Company introduces software options for its MT8820C Radio Communication Analyzer that allows the one-box tester to perform testing of LTE FDD Band 22 and LTE TDD Band 42/43 LTE smartphones and mobile terminals.

China Mobile Hong Kong Selects Ericsson, ZTE to Build TD-LTE Network

China Mobile Hong Kong 4G

China Mobile Hong Kong (CMHK) has selected Ericsson and ZTE to build the seamless converged FDD LTE and TD-LTE  network in Hong Kong. The two companies have equally share in the form of 50 percent respectively on the network construction project. CMHK is a wholly owned subsidiary of China Mobile Limited. 

ZTE Completes FDD/TDD LTE PS Handover Test

ZTE

ZTE has announced the completion of FDD/TDD LTE PS handover test that provides the foundation for seamless communications between different LTE modes.

ZTE to upgrade Hi3G's network in Sweden

ZTE

Hi3G has awarded a contract to ZTE to deliver the next stage of the LTE infrastructure network as it builds out the LTE TDD/FDD dual-mode network in Sweden. Under new contract, ZTE will deliver the SDR-based infrastructure equipment to upgrade the operator's 3G network in Sweden.

Movicel to Deploy Commercial LTE in Angola

Huawei

African operator Movicel has signed a commercial contract for LTE FDD 1.8 GHz  network with Huawei. Movicel will deploy LTE FDD network in province Cabinda, Angola and will commercialize it by the end of May this year.

Qualcomm Adds New Gobi Platform Family to Support Multiple LTE Bands

Gobi - Qualcomm

Qualcomm has introduced fifth generation Gobi embedded data connectivity reference platform for mobile devices. Based on Gobi LTE wireless baseband modems, the MDM9615 and MDM9215 support fast LTE connectivity on FDD and TDD networks with backwards compatibility to both HSPA+ and EV-DO networks.

China Mobile and Clearwire Agree on Joint IOT Plan for TD-LTE Devices

China Mobile and Clearwire has agreed on common test specifications and joint interoperability testing (IOT) for TD-LTE devices in the global band configurations, inclu