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.

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