Huawei and TeliaSonera achieves world' s first LTE mobile broadband connection

Huawei and TeliaSonera/Netcom, today announced the world' s first mobile broadband Internet connection over a live commercial LTE network in Oslo, Norway.

Verizon To AT&T: We Will Crush Your LTE Network

Not only did Verizon (NYSE: VZ) Wireless CEO Lowell McAdam talk about some upcoming devices for the network, he also took the opportunity to talk some serious smack about the quality of AT&T (NYSE: T)'s network. Ouch!

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Verizon Wireless: 4G LTE trials showing 50 to 60 Mbps download rates

Verizon Wireless said Wednesday that it is testing 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) service with the aim of launching commercial service in 2010.

3GPP LTE Radio Link Control (RLC) Sub-Layer Presentation

A presentation describing the Radio Link Control (RLC) Sub-Layer of LTE. The following topics are covered:

- RLC sub layer functions and interactions with other layers

3GPP LTE Medium Access Control (MAC) Sub-Layer Presentation

A presentation describing the MAC Sub-Layer of LTE. The following topics are covered:

- Logical, Transport and Physical Channels
- Random Access Procedure

Key features of the LTE radio interface

This article from Ericsson presents some of the key features of the radio interface for LTE (long-term evolution), recently approved by 3GPP.

Long Term Evolution (LTE): an introduction

This article from Freescale provides an excellent introduction to the LTE physical layer. The topics included are:

- LTE basic concepts
- Introduction to OFDM

LG LTE Live Air Demo (MWC 2009)

LG is to demonstrate the world's first data card based on 3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology standards at Mobile World Congress 2009 in Barcelona. Data card uses LG's own modem chip solution.

CTIA 2009 Motorola LTE Live Drive

Motorola, Inc. announced it has deployed a live 700 MHz Long Term Evolution (LTE) demonstration network in Las Vegas to show how the next generation of wireless broadband technology created by the 3GPP standards body can deliver true personal media experiences. During the Motorola LTE drive tour, visitors experienced the real-life performance of LTE in an urban environment including site-to-site hand-over and a number of demanding applications running over LTE.

T-Mobile LTE demo

T-mobile's LTE demo at Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona, February 2009. This used the LG LTE terminal and Nortel base station. Handover between node-Bs is shown but there is only one terminal.

Nortel LTE Drive Demo

Demonstration of a Nortel LTEi connection operating in a vehicle driving at 100km/h.

UMTS Forum - Standardizing the future of mobile communications with LTE

A White Paper from the UMTS Forum Towards Global Mobile Broadband Standardizing the future of mobile communications with LTEi (Long Term Evolution)

Motorola: Long Term Evolution (LTE)

The recent increase of mobile data usage and emergence of new applications such as MMOG (Mul-timedia Online Gaming), mobile TV, Web 2.0, streaming contents have motivated the 3rd Generation Partner

Motorola: Overview of LTE Air-Interface

With the emergence of packet-based wireless broadband systems such as WiMAX 802.16e, it is evident that a comprehensive evolution of the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) specificat

Ericsson: Long Term Evolution – An Introduction

Long Term Evolution (LTE) is well positioned to meet the requirements of next-generation mobile networks, offering superior user experience and enabling operators to offer high performance, mobile-