Design challenges for handset power amplifiers due to LTE-Advanced

3GPP Release 10, better known as the first release of LTE-Advanced, has added several features that impact uplink transmission. This creates some design and test challenges for power amplifiers that go into modern smartphones or tablets. This webinar discusses the added features, analyzes design implications and explains how to overcome these challenges.

HKT and Huawei Demonstrate LTE-A 450Mbps Solution in Hong Kong

Huawei

HKT and Huawei have successfully demonstrated an IP-RAN based LTE-A 450Mbps solution (3 FDD Carrier Aggregation) in Hong Kong.

Sisvel Expands the Scope of its LTE Patent Pool

Sisvel

Sisvel has expanded the scope of its LTE patent pool to offer patent licenses covering all LTE and LTE-Advanced specifications, representing comprehensive coverage of the latest versions of the 4G standard for mobile communications.  

Overcoming High Deployment Costs of Enterprise Sync

This webinar reviews the importance of phase timing and how best that can be achieved for indoor small cells.

Huawei Announces 3.5GHz TDD LTE-Advanced Device

Huawei's 3.5GHz TDD LTE-A Device

Huawei released a 3.5GHz CAT6 LTE-A device at the 3.5GHz LTE TDD Roundtable at MWC 2015. The device, supporting 2 carrier aggregation with total downlink speed of over 220Mbps, represents the end-to-end commercialization of LTE-A at the 3.5GHz band, according to Huawei.

DNA Testing LTE-Advanced with Omnitele

DNA Tests LTE-Advanced

Finland's mobile service provider DNA is testing LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) technology with Omnitele in a small cluster of DNA’s commercial 4G LTE network. The average bitrate over a short drive test run was 207 Mbps. The highest measured value peaked to 270 Mbps. Tests were conducted in a practical live network.

ZTE, China Mobile and Qualcomm Demonstrate TD-LTE Commercial Three Carrier Aggregation

ZTE's TD-LTE Commercial Three Carrier Aggregation

ZTE has announced successful demonstration of time-division long term evolution (TD-LTE) downlink three-carrier aggregation (3x CA) in collaboration with China Mobile and Qualcomm Technologies. 

3Roam’s AERO HCR delivers 1.7 gigabits for mobile operators supporting LTE Advanced

Sophia-Antipolis (France), and Barcelona (Spain), March 2nd, 2015 – 3Roam®, the wireless backhaul specialist for high capacity IP networks, introduces AERO® HCR (High Capacity Radio), a full outdoor microwave radio, for mobile operators needing more than one gigabit of bandwidth in their 4G/ LTE Advanced backhaul, while keeping operat

Optimizing LTE and LTE-A Networks with the Right KPIs

Network optimization has played a critical role in mobile networks since their inception two decades ago. But now there are so many key performance indicators (KPIs) that it's becoming difficult to further optimize the mobile network, even with the architectural simplification that LTE and LTE-Advanced bring.

Altair Disrupts M2M Market with New CAT-0 & CAT-1 Chipsets

HOD HASHARON, Israel – February 25, 2015 – Altair Semiconductor (www.altair-semi.com), the world’s leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high performance 4G LTE chipsets, today announced the sampling of its new FourGee-1160 and FourGee-1150 Category-1 and Category-0 chipsets respectively, paving the way for many IoT applications to deploy commerc

Sierra Wireless Introduces Embedded Modules for LTE-Advanced Networks Globally

Sierra Wireless AirPrime EM Series

Sierra Wireless today introduced four new AirPrime embedded modules, to support LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) networks worldwide. The new AirPrime modules are based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE Modem. 

Unitel and Ericsson Demonstrate 450 Mbps Downlink Speed in Commercial LTE Network

LTE-Advanced

Ericsson and Unitel today announced the successful demonstration of the end-to-end LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Carrier Aggregation (CA) solution capable of supporting data speeds up to 450 Mbps in Africa.

Bouygues Demonstrates Tri-Band LTE-Advanced with Carrier Aggregation

Bouygues Telecom

French operator Bouygues Telecom, Qualcomm, and Ericsson have conducted  LTE-Advanced test with the aggregation of three carriers in January. Operator used three frequency bands 800MHz, 1800MHz and 2600MHz for the demonstration.

SK Telecom and Nokia Networks Commercialize eICIC

LTE-Advanced

SK Telecom, Nokia Networks have commercialized a core LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) technology called ‘Enhanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination (eICIC)’. eICIC is a technology that controls signal interference between macro and micro base stations to enhance the quality of the LTE-A network. 

Nokia Networks, Safaricom Launch LTE-A Network in Kenya

Nokia Flexi Multiradio 10 base station

Kenya’s operator Safaricom has selected Nokia Networks as one of its partners to modernize and expand its 2G and 3G network infrastructure and to help launch the LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network in Kenya. The network launched in December 2014 will offer peak speeds of up to 100 Mbps.