Ericsson opens a cloud lab in Italy for faster co-creation and innovation

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May 26, 2015 Ericsson plans to launch a new cloud lab in Italy to enable faster innovation and co-creation with leading telecom operators. The lab will be located in Rome and will aims at providing open and multi-vendor environment based on NFV and SDN technologies.

China Mobile, Huawei, and Qualcomm Complete LTE TDD Inter-band 3CC CA Commercial Verification

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China Mobile recently completed the commercial verification of LTE TDD inter-band 3CC Carrier Aggregation (CA) using Huawei's commercial base station and Qualcomm Technologies’ commercial terminal based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon 810 processor with X10 LTE.

MTML launches LTE in Mauritius

21 May 2015, Mahanagar Telephone (Mauritius) Limited (MTML), unit of India’s Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), has launched 4G (LTE) services in Mauritius through its Chile-branded service using equipment supplied by Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corporation.

Anite reinforces its position as a leading provider of benchmarking solutions to legislative authorities

Anite awarded contract for multiple benchmarking solutions for OSIPTEL, the Peruvian wireless network authority

Comba Telecom Launches New Generation of 4G LTE Base Station Antennas As Middle East Invests in LTE Networks

Wireless Solutions Provider Signs Turkish Mobile Operator as First Customer in Million-Dollar Deal to Deliver Antennas for 4G Network Rollout

Nokia Networks Offers LTE Network in a Box for Quick Deployments

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Nokia Networks is launching a compact, rapidly deployable LTE network in a box with macro site capacity and coverage to provide real-time communication services. According to company, Nokia Network in a box can serve as a dedicated small network for major industrial sites. 

Huawei and Qualcomm Jointly Complete CAT11-based 3CC CA+256QAM Test, Reaching 600 Mbit/s Rate

[Shanghai, China, May 19, 2015] Huawei and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, have jointly announced the completion of tests using LTE CAT11 terminals.

Alcatel-Lucent and Korea’s KT sign collaboration agreement to deliver 5G mobile networks of the future

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Alcatel-Lucent has signed a memorandum of understanding with South Korean telecommunications provider, KT, under which the companies will collaborate to advance 5G development in South Korea with initial testing focusing on virtualized RAN to support next generation mobile architecture.

Sprint Expands Direct 2 You Availability to Include New Customers in Kansas City, Chicago and Miami

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18th May 2015, Sprint is expanding its Direct 2 You service to all well-qualified consumers in Kansas City, Miami and Chicago from June 1. The unprecedented service brings an in-store experience directly to customers whenever and wherever they want – for free.

T-Mobile Leased Spectrum to Other Carriers to Expand LTE Network Coverage in Line with Verizon and Sprint

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T-Mobile US has leased its spectrum to other carriers in an effort to expand its LTE network to benefit their customers. 

Understanding Common Sources of Interference in LTE Networks

Although many types of interference are common to all radio access technologies, the combination of new frequency allocations and new modulation types have created unique interference challenges for LTE deployments in the United States.

Small Cell Testing Webinar

Testing and optimize performance of small cells with a focus on Carrier Aggregation, Interference, EICIC and Quality of Experience

Airtel Launches 4G Trials for Existing Customers in Chennai, India

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Bharti Airtel has launched 4G trials exclusively for its existing customers in Chennai. As part of this, Airtel customers across the city can now avail a complimentary upgrade to Airtel 4G at 3G prices and be the first to experience blazing Airtel 4G speeds. 

Ericsson collaborated with Far EasTone to become sole supplier of 4G/LTE in Taiwan

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Ericsson has entered into a contract with Far EasTone, one of the top three Taiwanese telecom operators to become its sole supplier, tasked with expanding and optimizing Far EasTone 4G network.

Ericsson files patents suit against Apple in Germany, the UK and the Netherlands

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Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has filed suits against Apple in Germany, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. For more than two years Ericsson has been trying to reach an agreement with Apple on a global license for Ericsson's patents on terms that are fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND), but the companies have failed to reach an amicable resolution.