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DTAC Selects Alcatel-Lucent for Optical Network Upgrade in Thailand

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Alcatel-Lucent

Thailand’s mobile operator DTAC has chosen Alcatel-Lucent Agile Optical Networking to upgrade its existing 3G network and lay the foundation for a 4G LTE network that will eventually deliver 4G mobile access to more than 40 percent of the Thai population.

GCT Semiconductor LTE Single-chip Powers NETGEAR 4G LTE Gateway

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San Jose, CA – April 22, 2014 – GCT® Semiconductor, a leading designer and supplier of advanced 4G mobile semiconductor solutions, announced today that its 4G LTE single-chip enables fast and reliable LTE connectivity in the new NETGEAR® LTE Data Gateway 2200D (LG2200D), currently available for U.S. Cellular customers.

LTE Broadcast is discussed by Simon Frost, Ericsson

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Ericsson's Simon Frost discusses LTEi Broadcast and it's future with nScreenmedia's Colin Dixon.

Athena Wireless showcases tiny LTE small-cell solution with backhaul

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April 22, 2014 - Athena Wireless exhibits its Pixie LTE small cell that includes millimeter-wave backhaul in a package the size of a smoke detector during the IWCE 2014 show in Las Vegas. Pixie now supports operation on the 700 MHz Band 14 spectrum licensed to FirstNet.

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

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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. 

Rogers Switches on 700 MHz Spectrum

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ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS

Canadian mobile service provider Rogers has turned on 700 MHz spectrum in select Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto communities earlier today. With this addition, operator aims to provide mobile video experience to its customers in even more places where they couldn't access LTE before.

Virgin Mobile Launches LTE Service in France

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Virgin Mobile 4G

French mobile virtual network operator Virgin Mobile has launched LTE service over the SFR and Bouygues Telecom networks in France. Operator had signed agreements with mobile operator SFR and Bouygues Telecom last year and had announced intent to launch LTE service first half of 2014.

Volvo Cars and AT&T Sign Multi-Year Connected Car Agreement

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AT&T USA

AT&T and Volvo Cars have entered into a new multi-year agreement to enable future Volvo vehicles in the U.S. and Canada with high speed wireless connectivity.

Huawei and LG Uplus to Deploy OTN for LTE-Advanced CPRI Backhaul

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Huawei

South Korea's mobile service provider LG Uplus and Huawei will deploy WDM/OTN technology for common public radio interface (CPRI) backhaul on LG UpLus's LTE-Advanced network.

Movistar Colombia Launches LTE Service in Santa Marta

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Movistar Colombia

Movistar Colombia has launched 4G LTE network in Santa Marta. Operator aims to provide LTE coverage to 58 major cities across the country by July 2014 and plans to increase the coverage to 313 municipalities by 2018.