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Millicom gets a 24% Stake in Helios Towers Africa

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Helios Towers Africa (“HTA”), a telecommunications tower company in Africa and Millicom, a telecom and media company dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa, today announced that Millicom will own 24% of shares in HTA on a fully diluted basis following a shareholding reorganisation.

XL Axiata Selects Ericsson for LTE Deployment in Indonesia

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XL Axiata, one of the major cellular providers in Indonesia,  has signed a three-year contract with Ericsson for design and implementation of 4G/LTE network and upgrade of existing 2G and 3G networks in Jakarta and Central Java.

GSA confirms growing traction for LTE using 2.1 GHz spectrum

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The LTE2100 market status report by GSA confirms that 15 operators in 11 countries have commercially launched LTE systems and service using 2.1 GHz (band 1) spectrum, almost double the number of networks launched compared to one year earlier.

Alcatel-Lucent and Chunghwa Telecom collaborated for the commercial deployment of G.fast ultra-broadband access technology in Taiwan

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Alcatel-Lucent  and Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan’s service provider, are to commence the world’s first commercial deployment of G.fast ultra-broadband access technology, allowing the acceleration of ‘last mile’ connectivity to deliver ultra-fast fiber-like speeds to households everywhere.

Dhiraagu Launches LTE-Advanced Service in Maldives

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Maldives telecommunications service provider, Dhiraagu has commercially launched the LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) technology in country. Dhiraagu customers must ensure that their handsets have LTE Cat6 support with Carrier Aggregation feature using the band 3 (1800MHz) and band 7 (2600Mhz).

LTE Asia 2015: Evolution and Innovation Explored as Asia’s Operators Gather

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Singapore, 10 September 2015 – LTE is the fastest growing telecom standard ever and as the industry looks towards paving the path to 5G, innovations in LTE technology still remain crucially important. Asia boasts the most advanced LTE markets in the world and is leading the evolution towards the next standard.

Telit & Altair Deliver LTE Module Optimized for MTC

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The Telit LE866 module is the first in a new series based on Altair chipsets that will accelerate the path towards LTE MTC

Ericsson, Sony Mobile and SK Telecom trial IoT wearables over LTE

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The Internet of Things, or IoT, is driving new use cases for wearables, including lifestyle and wellness apps, requiring more diverse device support on mobile networks.

Verizon to kick start the 5G technology in U.S. in 2016

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Verizon is all set to usher in a new era with an aggressive roadmap for fifth-generation, or 5G, wireless technology. By nearly all accounts, 5G technology should be introduced in the U.S. sometime after 2020, but Verizon is accelerating the expected rate of innovation.