Nokia Networks, Safaricom Launch LTE-A Network in Kenya

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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.

GSA: 360 LTE Commercial Networks Launched by End 2014

GSA: Commercial LTE Networks Jan 2015

360 operators have commercially launched LTE networks and service in 124 countries, according to data released by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association). Out of these, 96 LTE networks were launched in 2014.

Omnitel Starts Offering LTE-Advanced Services

Omnitel

Lithuanian mobile operator has announced that it is providing LTE connectivity to 80 percent of the country's population now. Additionally, Omnitel began offering 4G + LTE-Advanced services in the five largest cities in the country in December. 

SK Telecom Commercializes Tri-band LTE-A Carrier Aggregation

SK Telecom

South Korean carrier SK Telecom is now offering tri-band LTE-Advanced commercial service with Carrier Aggregation technology.

Huawei, EE and Qualcomm Complete 3-Carrier Aggregation Test

Huawei

Huawei has partnered with EE and Qualcomm Technologies to successfully complete LTE category 9 testing, which has achieved download speeds of up to 410Mbps.The test utilized Huawei's infrastructure solution across EE's LTE-A '4G+' network alongside QTI's Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 810 processor with integrated LTE-Advanced

Vodafone Italia Introduces LTE, LTE-Advanced Services in 100+ Winter Resorts

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Vodafone Italia has extended its 4G network to provide LTE, LTE-Advanced services in over 100 winter resorts. The list of municipalities that benefit from the 4G connection includes Courmayeur, Cortina, Corvara, Ortisei, Pinzolo and Madonna di Campiglio.

Nokia Networks Doubles Speed in Sonera’s 4G network in Helsinki

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Mobile operator Sonera has launched its commercial LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network in Finland. The operator is now offering data rates with up to 300 Mbps speeds on live LTE network in certain areas of Helsinki.

Nokia Networks, Ooredoo Qatar, China Mobile Demonstrate 4.1 Gbps Speed at ITU Telecom World 2014

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At the ITU Telecom World 2014, Nokia Networks, Ooredoo Qatar and China Mobile showcased a speed of 4.1 Gbps over TDD-FDD LTE. Supported by the Global TD-LTE Initiative, the speed was achieved by combining TDD- and FDD-LTE spectrums and aggregating 10 carriers with 200 MHz bandwidth.

Nearly 680 Million LTE Handset Shipments Expected in 2015

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According to a recent ABI Research, 676 million 4G LTE handsets are expected to be shipped in 2015, growing 204 million units from 2014. 350 commercial LTE networks are forecasted by 4Q 2014.

M1 Rolls Out Nationwide LTE-Advanced Network in Singapore

M1

Singapore's telecom service provider M1 has launched nationwide LTE-Advanced network, doubling download speeds for customers to up to 300Mbps. All existing and new mobile customers with devices that support the LTE-A technology will be able to access faster download speeds.

Telstra Launches 4GX Mobile Service in Melbourne

Telstra 4GX

Australian operator Telstra switched on 4GX service today in Melbourne with typical mobile download speeds up to 2 to 100Mbps for customers with compatible devices.

Ericsson and Qualcomm Complete LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation IOT

Ericsson

Ericsson and Qualcomm have completed inter-company interoperability testing of LTE Category 9 connectivity, with download speeds of up to 450 Mbps. Testing was conducted using Ericsson's LTE-Advanced network infrastructure and QTI's next-generation LTE-Advanced modem.  

Vodafone Switches On LTE-Advanced in Melbourne

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Vodafone Australia has launched 4G+ (LTE Advanced) network across Melbourne.

Anite launches Nemo Invex II providing greater benchmarking capacity for LTE, LTE-A, Cat 6 and VoLTE smartphones

Oulu, Finland – 10 November, 2014 – Anite, a global leader in wireless network testing technology, today announces the launch of Nemo Invex II, its latest state-of-the-art benchmarking solution for operators, wireless infrastructure vendors, certification laboratories and regulatory bodies.

LMT Launches LTE-Advanced Services in Latvia

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Latvian Mobile Telephone (LMT) has announced introduction of 4G+ or LTE Advanced to double the data transfer speeds on mobile phones and router. Operator is offering 4G+ with utilization of two communication frequencies.