Huawei Announces 3.5GHz TDD LTE-Advanced Device

Huawei's 3.5GHz TDD LTE-A Device

Huawei released a 3.5GHz CAT6 LTE-A device at the 3.5GHz LTE TDD Roundtable at MWC 2015. The device, supporting 2 carrier aggregation with total downlink speed of over 220Mbps, represents the end-to-end commercialization of LTE-A at the 3.5GHz band, according to Huawei.

DNA Testing LTE-Advanced with Omnitele

DNA Tests LTE-Advanced

Finland's mobile service provider DNA is testing LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) technology with Omnitele in a small cluster of DNA’s commercial 4G LTE network. The average bitrate over a short drive test run was 207 Mbps. The highest measured value peaked to 270 Mbps. Tests were conducted in a practical live network.

SWAN Launches LTE Service in Slovakia

SWAN 4G

Slovakia's telecommunications provider SWAN has launched LTE service in 50 towns across Slovakia. For now the service is available for more than 30 percent of the population, while the coverage should increase along with gradual expansion of Swan’s network.

iWireless Selects Nokia Networks to Provide LTE Network in U.S.

4G LTE

iWireless, a regional wireless provider in Iowa, eastern Nebraska and western Illinois, has selected Nokia Networks to modernize it’s existing 2G and 3G network and build an end-to-end LTE infrastructure. 

ZTE, China Mobile and Qualcomm Demonstrate TD-LTE Commercial Three Carrier Aggregation

ZTE's TD-LTE Commercial Three Carrier Aggregation

ZTE has announced successful demonstration of time-division long term evolution (TD-LTE) downlink three-carrier aggregation (3x CA) in collaboration with China Mobile and Qualcomm Technologies. 

Singtel to Trial LTE broadcast and Wi-Fi calling with Ericsson

SingTel

Singapore's operator Singtel has partnered Ericsson to trial LTE Broadcast and voice over Wi-Fi calling. The first trial of video delivery with LTE Broadcast will be at the 28th South East Asian (SEA) Games which will be held in Singapore from 5-16 June 2015. 

NTT DOCOMO, Nokia Networks Demonstrate High-speed Data Transmission in 5G

NTT DOCOMO

NTT DOCOMO has partnered with Nokia Networks to explore the potential of Nokia Networks mmWave technology in the 70 GHz spectrum band. In a joint indoor 5G trial, the two companies achieved downlink speeds of more than 2 Gbps using higher frequencies in the 70 GHz band. 

Bharti Airtel Deploys Sequans-powered LTE devices in India

Sequans

Indian operator Bharti Airtel is deploying Sequans Communications' LTE chipset technology, powering the single mode LTE CPEs, for its subscribers in India.  The CPE complies with 3GPP Release 9 specifications and provides category 4 throughput with data rates up to 150 Mbps in the downlink.  

T-Mobile USA, Nokia Networks Plan to Accelerate Licensed Assisted Access Deployment

4G LTE

T-Mobile and Nokia Networks are developing a pre-standards LAA (also referred to as LTE-U) solution for more LTE capacity and increased network performance. At Mobile World Congress, Nokia Networks will demonstrate the capabilities of LAA, using its Nokia Flexi Zone small cells technology, currently deployed by T-Mobile.

Sierra Wireless Introduces Embedded Modules for LTE-Advanced Networks Globally

Sierra Wireless AirPrime EM Series

Sierra Wireless today introduced four new AirPrime embedded modules, to support LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) networks worldwide. The new AirPrime modules are based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE Modem. 

Nokia Networks, China Mobile Deploy Small Cells at Xiamen International Marathon 2015

Nokia

China Mobile selected Nokia Networks to implement its Flexi Zone TD-LTE small cell solution for the 2015 Xiamen Marathon, an international sports event in China.

Unitel and Ericsson Demonstrate 450 Mbps Downlink Speed in Commercial LTE Network

LTE-Advanced

Ericsson and Unitel today announced the successful demonstration of the end-to-end LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Carrier Aggregation (CA) solution capable of supporting data speeds up to 450 Mbps in Africa.

ZTE Completes China Mobile’s VoLTE Large-Capacity Site Tests

ZTE

ZTE has successfully completed China Mobile’s large-capacity VoLTE (Voice over LTE) tests, company announced today. According to company, ZTE’s IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) solutions deployed in the China Mobile test delivered robust and stable network performance

Bouygues Demonstrates Tri-Band LTE-Advanced with Carrier Aggregation

Bouygues Telecom

French operator Bouygues Telecom, Qualcomm, and Ericsson have conducted  LTE-Advanced test with the aggregation of three carriers in January. Operator used three frequency bands 800MHz, 1800MHz and 2600MHz for the demonstration.

Globe Telecom Upgrades Network Capacity, Expands LTE TDD/FDD Footprint

Globe Telecom

Philippines operator Globe Telecom is continuously upgrading its network and expanding its LTE TDD and LTE-FDD footprint to further strengthen mobile data infrastructure and deliver faster and more reliable wireless internet connectivity.