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VivaCell-MTS LTE Network Now Covers 33% of the Populated Areas of Armenia

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Armenian operator VivaCell-MTS has commercially launched LTE service in most part of Yerevan, as well as in Gyumri, Vanadzor, Dilijan and Tsakhkadzor. Introduced in December 2010, the 4G/LTE network till recently was only covering the business center of Yerevan.

Verizon Wireless Selects Alcatel-Lucent SDM to Support LTE Expansion

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U.S. carrier Verizon Wireless has selected Alcatel-Lucent’s Subscriber Data Manager (SDM) to help manage data traffic as the 4G LTE network continues to grow.

Etisalat UAE Selects Alcatel-Lucent for LTE Network Expansion

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Middle East's telecommunications operator Etisalat has selected Alcatel-Lucent to extend its LTE coverage in the United Arab Emirates. The new network will address the challenge of increasing demand for high-speed mobile broadband fueled by video, gaming and other high-bandwidth applications.

Vodafone New Zealand Reports 177% Increase in 4G Customers in Last Six Months

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Vodafone New Zealand has signed more than 300,000 Kiwis onto its 4G-enabled plans since launching LTE service one year ago today. Operator reports 177% increase in 4G customers over the last six months and significant growth in 4G prepay base, over 30,000 since plans launched about 8 weeks back.

NSN, Optus Achieve 1.7 Gbps Downlink in a Live Network

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Australia's Optus and Nokia Solutions and Networks have attained an aggregate downlink of 1.7 gigabits per second (Gbps) from a single site on the operator’s live network using commercially available NSN equipment.

Real Future Launches LTE with Ericsson in Thailand

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Thailand's Real Future, a subsidiary of True Mobile, has completed the rollout of 4G/LTE in Central, Western, Northern and Southern Thailand. The expansion will allow the True Mobile Group to offer its 22.4 million subscribers improved mobile broadband experiences based on HSPA and LTE technologies.

Broadcom, Datang Mobile to Develop LTE Small Cell Solution

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Datang Mobile (DTM) has selected Broadcom's dual-mode TD-SCDMA/TD-LTE system-on-chip (SoC) to develop a new family of enterprise and residential small cell solutions.

Vodafone Germany, Ericsson Trial LTE Video Broadcast

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Ericsson MINI-LINK

Vodafone Germany has conducted live tests with LTE Broadcast in collaboration with Ericsson and Qualcomm. and Samsung. The trial took place at Borussia Mönchengladbach's stadium on Saturday 22 February, when they played 1899 Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.

CSL Deploys LTE Advanced 300 Mbps Cell Site in a Commercial Network

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Hong Kong's operator CSL and ZTE have announced the deployment of LTE Advanced 300 Mbps cell site in a commercial network at the Mobile World Congress 2014, Barcelona.

Qualcomm, Ericsson Demonstrate LTE Advanced Category 6 at Mobile World Congres

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Qualcomm and Ericsson, will be conducting live demonstrations of LTE Advanced Category 6 connectivity with download speeds up to 300 Mbps at Mobile World Congress.