LTE

DOCOMO and Huawei Demonstrate LTE Network over Unlicensed Spectrum

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NTT DOCOMO

NTT DOCOMO and Huawei announced today that their joint test has successfully demonstrated that LTE can be deployed over the 5GHz unlicensed spectrum, which is widely used for wireless LAN networks in many countries today.

Vodafone Australia Selects Ericsson to Modernize Core Network

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Vodafone LTE

Australian carrier Vodafone has announced that it is completely modernizing and consolidating its core network with Ericsson. According to operator, its new core network will offer greater network agility and flexibility, create cost efficiencies, and enable the introduction of new LTE (4G) services. 

SingTel Unveils LTE-Advanced Service for Smartphones

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SingTel

Singapore's mobile service provider SingTel, in collaboration with Samsung and Ericsson, has announced commercial launch of 300Mbps 4G LTE-Advanced service for smartphones. The service will be available from 23 August 2014 when SingTel launches the Samsung GALAXY S5 4G+.

3 Hong Kong to Offer Skype’s Unlimited World Calling Service

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3 Hong Kong 4G LTE

3 Hong Kong, a mobile service provider in Hong Kong, has announced a collaborative agreement with Skype to offer its customers Skype’s Unlimited World calling product to make calls to mobile and landline phones for a monthly fee of HK$69.

Sprint Introduces New Data Pricing Plan

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Sprint Family Share Pack

U.S. carrier Sprint has announced new shared data plans that offer double the high-speed data at the same or lower price as compared to AT&T and Verizon Wireless. The Sprint Family Share Pack will be available starting Aug. 22.

Spreadtrum Announces Mass Production of Next Generation Multimode LTE Modem

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SC9620 adopted by leading China handset brands for 3-mode LTE devices

Long Term Rise in LTE Across North America

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DALLAS, TX – August 18, 2014 – North America, globally the largest market for LTE subscriptions, will continue to see a rise in LTE subscribers throughout the coming years according to forecasts.

Aircel Expands 4G LTE Services in India

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Aircel

Indian mobile operator Aircel has launched 4G LTE services in Tamil Nadu and Jammu & Kashmir. The launch comes within a month of operator's recent LTE deployment in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar and Odisha.

Signals Research: Commercially Deployed VoLTE Service Better than 3G and Internet Calling Services

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4G LTE

Alcatel-Lucent has announced the results of an independent research study which found that its commercially deployed Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) technology provides better service than 3G Circuit Switched (CS) voice and Internet calling services and Skype software.

MediaTek’s LTE SoC Now Commercially Available in Europe

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MediaTek

MediaTek's first LTE System on Chip (SoC) is now commercial available in Europe. According to company, its quad-core LTE SoC delivers exceptional multitasking and multimedia capabilities as well as LTE download speeds.