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Swisscom Adds LTE Roaming in 10 More Markets

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Swisscom 4G

Swisscom is now offering 4G LTE roaming in further ten countries. Nine of those countries are in Europe including Italy, Spain and Greece. In addition operator has also started LTE roaming in Brazil.

Radisys, AirHop and Broadcom Integrate SON-Ready LTE Small Cell Solution

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Wireless infrastructure solution provider Radisys and AirHop Communications, a developer of advanced RAN intelligence software, have integrated AirHop’s eSON software with Radisys’ Trillium LTE TOTALeNodeB solution and Broadcom Corporation’s BCM617xx Series small cell silicon.

LG Uplus and Huawei Complete Commercial Trial of 3 Different Band Carrier Aggregation

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Huawei and South Korea's mobile operator LG Uplus have jointly completed a commercial network field trail of 3 different band Carrier Aggregation (3CC CA). LG Uplus currently has 7.5 million LTE subscribers across three commercial LTE network bandwidths of 800 MHz, 2100 MHz and 2600 MHz. 

LTE Hits 30% Share of Cellular Market in North America

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USA, Canada LTE Subscriptions March 2014

4G Americas reports that LTE connections in North America grew to 115 million subscriptions, representing 30 percent of the 387 million total mobile subscriptions in the region at the end of the first quarter of 2014.

Syniverse to Enable LTE Roaming for NewCore Wireless

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Syniverse has signed an agreement with NewCore Wireless for solutions that will facilitate the launch of a new LTE network to serve NewCore Wireless’ operator customers. NewCore Wireless is a provider of managed network communication solutions and provides network infrastructure to Tier 3 operators around the globe.

Ericsson to Provide Policy and Charging Solution to Taiwan Mobile

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LTE

Ericsson has won a deal providing an integrated Policy and Charging solution to Taiwan Mobile. Taiwan Mobile is one of the largest operators in Taiwan, offering mobile, fixed line, cable TV and broadband services.

Chunghwa Telecom Starts Commercial LTE Service

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Taiwan's telecom service provider Chunghwa Telecom has launched commercial 4G LTE network in the country. Operator is currently offering over 30 LTE-compatible devices and plans to increase it to over 50 in the third quarter.

Claro Launches LTE Service in Peru

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Claro Peru has launched commercial LTE network in the country. Operator is using its existing 1,900 MHz band spectrum for the 4G service. Claro  did not acquire spectrum in the earlier 4G auction.

DOCOMO Verifies NFV Feasibility with Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and NEC

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NTT DOCOMO announced that it has completed proof-of-concept (PoC) trials verifying the feasibility of network functions virtualization (NFV) while working separately with Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and NEC. The company has been collaborating with the three vendors on this feasibility verification since November 2013.

Alcatel-Lucent, Mobily Announce NFV Deployment of Wireless Control

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Alcatel-Lucent and Mobily Saudi Arabia have announced the deployment of virtualized radio access network (RAN) software from Alcatel-Lucent’s Network Function Virtualization (NFV) portfolio launched during Mobile World Congress 2014.