Nokia Networks, Shanghai Mobile Demonstrate TD-LTE-Advanced Small Cell Carrier Aggregation

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Shanghai Mobile, a subsidiary of China Mobile, has deployed the intraband TD-LTE-Advanced small cell carrier aggregation in its commercial network. The technology is being shown live at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2015 using Nokia Flexi Zone Base Station

FANTASTIC-5G research project of Leading companies and research organizations to speed development of a flexible air interface below 6 GHz for 5G networks

A group of 16 leading players in the field of telecommunications are joining forces to advance the development of a new air interface below 6 GHz for 5G networks under the project named “FANTASTIC-5G” (Flexible Air iNTerfAce for Scalable service delivery wiThin wIreless Communication networks of the 5th Generation). 

LTE WORLD SUMMIT 2015 HELD IN AMSTERDAM BETWEEN 23RD JUNE 2015 TO 25TH JUNE 2015.

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LTE World Summit 2015 was hosted  in Amsterdam RAI between 23rd June 2015 to 25th June 2015 in which 2,750+ attendees as industry leaders gathered for the world’s largest 4G and 5G conference and exhibition, the 11th Annual LTE World Summit.

Nokia Networks Signs 4-year Deal with Bharti Airtel India for 3G Network Rollout

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Indian telecom operator Bharti Airtel has selected Nokia Networks to roll out its 3G network in 5 new telecom circles and network expansion in 3 existing telecom circles*. Under the 4-year contract, the company will provide its radio elements and services expertise to power Bharti Airtel’s infrastructure.

Zain Saudi Arabia and Huawei announced the Launch of First LTE-Advanced High Speed Mobile Broadband Network

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Zain Saudi Arabia and Huawei, have announced the launch of the first commercial LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation in two frequency bands (Band 1 and Band 3) network in the world.

Ericsson and Vodafone Implement FDD/TDD Carrier Aggregation in Commercial Network

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Vodafone is implementing LTE FDD/TDD carrier aggregation in commercial network in Portugal, anticipating wider terminal availability later this year. This move will allow the operator to combine the best characteristics of LTE FDD and TDD modes. 

Nokia Networks, Zain KSA Complete Carrier Aggregation Project

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Nokia Networks and Zain KSA today announced their successful completion of a pilot project using carrier aggregation to combine FDD-LTE bands 1800 and 2100 MHz. Conducted in the western region recently as part of Zain KSA’s network enhancement project.

Global LTE subscribers to quadruple by 2019

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TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Forecast Service new data reveals that global LTE subscribers are projected to grow 35% compounded annually over the next five years, from 516 million to 2.3 billion. To date, LTE adoption has been strongest in South Korea, where the 4G technology accounted for 63% of wireless subscribers in 2014.

​ABI: LTE Subscriber Base to Grow to 1.4B Worldwide by 2015 End

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​ABI Research estimates that there will be nearly 1.37 billion 4G LTE subscribers globally by year-end 2015, up from nearly 650 million in 2014. The company further forecasts that the LTE subscriber base will exceed 3.5 billion by 2020, demonstrating a 5 year CAGR of 20.8%. 

Nokia Networks collaborated with University of Kaiserslautern in Germany to research on 5G architecture

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Nokia Networks recently collaborated with the University of Kaiserslautern in Germany to do research on 5G network architecture and also work closely with the university to study the changes that are required in the telco architecture going forward.

4G Americas to Host 5G World North America

Dallas, USA, 9 June 2015 - 5G is the future connected world that is currently being developed by leading research, academia, commercial and organizational institutions.

Ericsson and KT Collaborate to Develop 5G and IoT Technologies

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South Korea's telecom provider KT and Ericsson have agreed to strengthen their collaboration in the 5G evolution and to extend this to the Internet of Things (IoT). According to KT, operator is preparing to preview an innovative 5G communications services at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics.

PCTEL Launches new LTE Antenna for Fleet and M2M Applications

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PCTEL, a Performance Critical Telecom solutions company, launched a new antenna designed to accelerate the adoption of high-speed LTE wireless technology for fleet, agricultural, and industrial applications.

Nokia Networks, StarHub showcase LTE-Advanced at 600Mbps using 4X4 MIMO technology

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27th May, 2015. Singapore’s second-largest mobile operator, StarHub, today successfully conducted a trial at its headquarters demonstrating 600Mbps peak download speeds using Nokia Networks’ 4X4 MIMO technology with LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation.