T-Mobile Introduces Voice over LTE in Seattle

T-Mobile

U.S. carrier T-Mobile has launched Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service in the Seattle area. Operator is initially offering VoLTE service over existing LG G Flex and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Light devices. 

Telstra, Ericsson Demonstrate 450Mbps Speed with LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation

Telstra

Australian mobile operator Telstra has announced successful live demonstration of 450Mbps network speed using LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation across a trial combination of 1800MHz and 2600MHz bands.

China Mobile Certifies Ericsson's LTE Advanced Modem

Ericsson's M7450

China Mobile has fully tested and certified Ericsson's M7450 5-mode modem chipset for use in China Mobile's network. Ericsson's M7450 covers five access technologies: TD-LTE, LTE FDD, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA and GSM.  The LTE Advanced multimode modem targets smartphones, tablets and other connected devices.

SK Telecom Expands 2.1GHz Base Stations to Commercialize 3 Band LTE-Advanced Networks

SK Telecom

South Korea's SK Telecom has started expanding installation of base stations to use 10MHz bandwidth from 2.1GHz band for LTE from May 7 in certain areas in Seoul, Gwangju and Busan. The company already built an LTE test-bed for 2.1GHz band in Busan last February.

Huawei Completes 300 Mbps LTE-A Category 6 Test

Huawei

Huawei has announced the successful completion of a LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Category 6 connectivity test with download speeds reaching up to 300 Mbps. This test was jointly completed with Qualcomm Technologies.

Magyar Telekom, Ericsson Demonstrate LTE-Advanced in Hungary

LTE-Advanced

Hungary’s telecommunication service provider Magyar Telekom demonstrated LTE-Advanced technology, jointly with Ericsson, on its test network in Budapest. Operator tested today at Telekom’s headquarters in Budapest the bandwidth that can be implemented by the LTE-Advanced.

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

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. 

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

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.

Anite is first to offer 4x4 MIMO device testing capability

Milestone achieved through close collaboration with leading device manufacturer

Qualcomm Introduces Next- Generation Snapdragon 810 and 808 Processors

Qualcomm Snapdragon

Qualcomm has announced its next- generation mobile processors for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 tier, the Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors. Both the Snapdragon 810 and Snapdragon 808 processors integrate Qualcomm Technologies’ 4th Generation Cat 6 LTE Advanced multimode modem

Agilent Technologies Introduces Industry's First LTE-Advanced Uplink 4x4 MIMO Signal Generation Solution

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 24, 2014 Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced the industry's first LTE-A uplink 4x4 MIMO signal generation solution designed to enable R&D engineers to verify FDD and TDD LTE-A Evolved Node B receivers.

Taiwan Mobile Picks NSN for LTE-Advanced Network

NSN Flexi BTS

Wireless operator Taiwan Mobile has selected Nokia Solutions and Networks to roll-out of its multi-band LTE network. NSN will also deploy LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation technology to increase bandwidth and network performance by combining the 700 MHz and 1800 MHz spectrum bands.

The Future of LTE Advanced - Mobile Broadband and Beyond

With LTE Advanced already here and proliferating, industry is ready to take it further. Along with enhanced receivers to improve performance, the evolution will bring scale and efficiency of LTE Advanced to markets other than traditional mobile broadband, such as unlicensed spectrum, terrestrial TV, direct device-to-device and more.

4G Americas: North America LTE Subscription Grew 151 Percent in 2013

4G

4G Americas has announced that LTE subscriptions passed 200 million mark worldwide in December 2013. North America accounts around 50% of this. In North America and Latin America, LTE & HSPA subscriptions grew to 417 million connections in one year ending December 2013.

Public Safety LTE Market Drivers 2014: Why Public Safety LTE and Why Now?

While LMR systems have effectively support mission-critical voice and low-bandwidth data applications for many years, they fail to provide the high-speed data performance necessary to support the multimedia applications on which today’s Public Safety agencies increasingly rely upon.