Smart Expanding Network to Improve LTE Coverage and Quality in Metro Manila

Smart Communications LTE

PLDT mobile unit Smart Communications is undertaking a major network expansion in Metro Manila over the next three months, to improve the coverage and quality of its LTE service.

T-Mobile Increases 4G LTE Capacity in DC by Nearly 1,000%

T-Mobile

U.S. carrier T-Mobile have announced permanent increase of 4G LTE capacity in the areas surrounding the National Mall by nearly 1,000% since last year carrier ahead of Presidential Inauguration.

Singtel Launches Nationwide 450Mbps Mobile Data Network

SingTel

Singtel today launched a 450Mbps mobile network with the nationwide deployment of 4G LTE-Advanced service in Singapore. This speed enhancement is made possible by Singtel’s nationwide LTE network upgrade to support 256 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation, or 256 QAM.

Telit to Roll out LTE Category M1 module in the U.S. with Verizon and Qualcomm

Telit

Telit is collaborating with Verizon as a key supplier of IoT modules for the carrier’s LTE Category M1 (LTE-M1) service, company announced last week.  In cooperation with Qualcomm Technologies, Telit is delivering IoT modules in full alignment with Verizon’s features and timing requirements. 

A Core Network for 5G

Vienna (TSG#74), December 2016

With Adrian Scrase, ETSI CTO and Georg Mayer, 3GPP CT Chairman.

Nokia and T-Mobile Achieve LTE Speeds Near 1 Gbps

Nokia

Nokia and T-Mobile have achieved LTE speeds near 1 Gbps in a demonstration using Nokia's deployed 4.5G Pro technology. The demonstration, conducted at T-Mobile's lab in Bellevue, Washington, encompassed technologies currently live in the operator's network, including carrier aggregation, 256 QAM

Armenia’s VivaCell-MTS Expands 4G Network in 22 Towns

VivaCell-MTS

Armenia’s VivaCell-MTS continues expanding its 4G network in Armenia that was deployed six years ago, in 2010. Upon the completion of the planned works, 4G services will become available to 52.5% of the population.

What is 5G New Radio (5G NR)?

5G NR

5G New Radio (NR) development is part of continuous mobile broadband evolution process to meet the requirements of 5G as outlined by IMT-2020, similar to earlier evolution of 3G & 4G wireless networks.

ZTE Announces Successful Commercial Launch of Pre5G in Telkomsel Indonesia

ZTE

ZTE and Telkomsel have announce successful deployment of commercial Pre5G networks in Makassar, capital of Sulawesi, and Manado, a famous tourist destination. According to company, using the 20 Mhz commercial spectrum in Band 3 these commercial networks have achieved a single-user peak downlink rate of 398 Mbps

Ericsson, Qualcomm and SK Telecom to Collaborate on 5G NR Trials

Ericsson

Ericsson, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and SK Telecom plan to conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on 5G New Radio (NR) standards being developed based on specifications in 3GPP.

Inside 3GPP Release 13: Understanding the Standards for LTE-Advanced Enhancements: 2016 Update

There are more than 7.2 billion wireless connections, including 1.45 billion LTE connections, around the world today that are operating with the technology standards developed by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) [Ovum].

Voice and SMS Support Over a LTE Multimode Devices

This webinar will address the variants supported in the standards and current relevant market solutions to bring to light some of the keys aspects that are needed to be addressed for a seamless operation.

5G Americas: Global LTE Connections Rise 81% Year-over-Year in Q3 2016

LTE-Advanced

LTE continues its impressive momentum in North Americas, Latin America and throughout the world. 5G Americas reported mobile subscriber data for the third quarter of 2016 which included significant regional milestones for LTE according to data and forecasts by Ovum. Global LTE connections rose 81 percent year-over-year in the third quarter. 

Nokia to Supply LTE-R network to Korea Rail Network Authority

Nokia

Nokia has been selected by the Korea Rail Network Authority (KRNA) as a supplier for the LTE-R mobile broadband network to support railway operations and employee services. The network will be deployed on a railway line between Wonju and Gangneung

Ericsson Announces Commercial 5G New Radio (NR)

Ericsson AIR 6468

Ericsson is commercializing the 5G NR radio for massive MIMO, with the first deployments coming in 2017. Together with the Ericsson 5G Plug-Ins announced in June and Ericsson's already commercially available Radio System Baseband 5216