SingTel to Offer Commercial 300Mbps 4G service with Huawei Device

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Singapore's mobile operator SingTel has announced a commercial 300Mbps 4G service with the launch of the Huawei E5786 mobile MiFi device. In addition to the Huawei E5786, other LTE-Advanced enabled devices, including smartphones and tablets, will be available from SingTel in the coming months.

Hughes, Thales Complete Test of LTE Mobile Network via Satellite

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Broadband satellite solutions provider Hughes Network Systems and Thales Defense & Security have successfully tested a rapidly deployable Long-Term Evolution (LTE) mobile networking solution via satellite.

Optus Turning on Commercial 4G 700MHz Network in Darwin and Perth

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Optus is turning on its first commercial 4G LTE 700MHz network in Darwin and Perth CBDs. The launch follows the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) granting Optus an early access commercial licence for 4G 700MHz spectrum.

Claro Selects Ericsson for LTE Network in Costa Rica

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Claro has selected Ericsson as the supplier of the operator's LTE network in Costa Rica. Ericsson's LTE solution will include several core and radio access infrastructure products such as Mobility Management Entity, Home Subscriber Server, the RBS 6000 family, and microwave transmission

China Mobile to Deploy 500,000 4G Base Stations in 2014

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China Mobile plans to build more than 500,000 4G base stations by the end of 2014. Operator will enable 4G international roaming services in another 50 countries or regions, reports Xinhua. 

SK Telecom and Ericsson Demonstrate Elastic Cell Technology

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Elastic Cell Technology

SK Telecom and Ericsson have successfully demonstrated the Elastic Cell technology on July 21. According to SK Telecom, Elastic Cell is expected to become a key technology for 5G. Demonstrating data transfer rate improved by up to 50 percent at the cell-edge, SK Telecom aims to commercially launch the technology by 2016.

EE, BBC, Qualcomm and Huawei Collaborate on 4G Broadcast Trial

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Huawei announced EE, the BBC, Qualcomm Technologies and Huawei are collaborating in to exploring the role that 4G can play in the future of broadcasting.

Vodafone Launches 4G Pay As You Go in Ireland

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Vodafone Ireland has launched its first 4G PAYG Smartphone at a price of €99.99. Together with a Vodafone Red PAYG bundle, which can be bought with €30 credit, the Smart Turbo 4 will give access to Vodafone's 4G network, endless calls and texts and 1GB of data.

Aircel Launches LTE Services in Four Circles in India

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Indian mobile operator Aircel has launched LTE services in India. LTE services will be offered across four circles, namely, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar and Odisha.

MediaTek Unveils 64-bit LTE SoC with 2K Display Support

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MediaTek has announced MT6795, the 64-bit Octa-core LTE smartphone System on Chip (SoC) with the 2K display support. The MT6795 is targeting the premium segment, with speed of up to 2.2GHz, to hit the market.