SK Telecom Unveils LTE-Advanced 3 Band Carrier Aggregation

SK Telecom

South Korea's SK Telecom has unveiled “LTE-Advanced 3 Band Carrier Aggregation (CA)” technology that aggregates 3 bands 20MHz+10MHz +10MHz. This technology will support speeds of up to 300Mbps. LTE-Advanced 3 band CA is expected to become commercialized by the end of 2014.

Optus Launches TD-LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation Network


Australia's Optus has successfully begun testing LTE-Advanced by activating the TD-LTE Advanced carrier aggregation. Optus announced it achieved single user peak speeds of over 160 Mbps on its commercial 4G Plus network in early December.

LTE Advanced in Unlicensed Spectrum

As the operators prepare for the looming 1000x data challenge, small cells and utilizing all spectrum resources are in the front and center. Can you imagine the boost they will get if their small cells can aggregate the bandwidth-rich unlicensed spectrum with the quality and seamless mobility of licensed spectrum?

NETGEAR Launches First 4G Advanced Mobile Hotspot Device in Australia

SAN JOSE, California—December 4, 2013 — NETGEAR®, Inc.

SK Telecom to Provide 225 Mbps LTE-Advanced Service

SK Telecom

South Korea's SK Telecom has demonstrated the LTE-Advanced service that offers up to 225Mbps of speed by aggregating 20MHz bandwidth in 1.8GHz band and 10MHz bandwidth in 800MHz band.

Anite accelerates development of LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation capable devices

Fleet, Hampshire, UK – 26 November, 2013 – Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, today announced that together with HiSilicon it has verified Release 10 LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) protocols in HiSilicon’s newly developed LTE-A chipset.

DOCOMO Develops LTE-compatible Multi-Band Indoor Base Station & Antenna

TOKYO, JAPAN, November 21, 2013 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, announced today that it has developed an indoor multi-band base station and antenna that are newly compatible with the 1.5 and 1.7 GHz frequency bands for extra-high-speed LTE network service offering a maximum downlink o

Qualcomm Introduces 3G/LTE Multimode Modem and RF Transceiver Chip


Qualcomm has announced its fourth-generation 3G/LTE multimode solutions with the newest modem chipset, the Qualcomm® Gobi™ 9x35, and RF transceiver chip, the Qualcomm WTR3925, designed for 4G LTE Advanced mobile broadband connectivity.

NSN Launches TD-LTE 8-pipe Radio Module for Band 41


Nokia Solutions and Networks has launched a TD-LTE 8-pipe radio module for Band 41 spectrum. 3GPP Band 41 covers 194 MHz of LTE TDD spectrum in the 2496 MHz to 2690 MHz range. The new base station component supports up to 120 MHz of channel bandwidth and 160 Watts transmission power. 

Telstra Switches on 3000th 4G Tower, Introduces 4G Advanced Hotspot

Telstra Wi-Fi 4G Advanced

Australia's Telstra has switched on its 3,000th 4G base station in Dalby Queensland today. In addition, operator has introduced the Telstra Wi-Fi 4G Advanced , a battery-powered mobile hotspot that can operate continuously for up to 10 hours and share a 4G connection with up to ten devices at once.

Zain Kuwait Plans to Launch Commercial LTE-Advanced Network


Zain Kuwait has announced plans to launch a commercial LTE-Advanced network in Kuwait in collaboration with technology partner Huawei. The rollout will see Zain Kuwait and Huawei activate over 100 LTE-A cell sites during a first phase,

EE Switches on LTE-Advanced Network in UK


UK operator EE has switched on LTE-Advanced network today. It will initially cover London’s Tech City, with companies in the area being selected to access it first. EE has selected Huawei as its technology partner for this network. The LTE-Advanced be rolled out across London throughout 2014

Intel's 4G LTE Modem Now Commercially Available


Earlier this week Intel announced the commercial availability of its multimode, multiband 4G LTE solution. Intel's XMM 7160 LTE modem is now shipping in the 4G version of the Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 (10.1) which is available in Asia and Europe.

NSN Wins Sprint Deal for TDD LTE Roll-out


Nokia Solutions and Networks has signed a new contract with Sprint for the deployment of TDD LTE across its 2.5 GHz spectrum, which will increase its high-speed data capacity as part of Sprint’s large-scale U.S. roll-out.