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.

Qualcomm: 60+ Mobile Devices Based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon

Qualcomm today announced that it has a growing customer design pipeline in excess of 60 mobile devices based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. New devices based on Snapdragon 810 include the LG G Flex2 and the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro, with many more expected in the coming weeks and months.

SK Telecom and Nokia Networks Commercialize eICIC

LTE-Advanced

SK Telecom, Nokia Networks have commercialized a core LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) technology called ‘Enhanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination (eICIC)’. eICIC is a technology that controls signal interference between macro and micro base stations to enhance the quality of the LTE-A network. 

Bharti Airtel, Nokia Networks to Launch FDD-LTE Services in India on 1800 MHz

Airtel

Indian telecom operator Bharti Airtel has commissioned Nokia Networks to expand its 4G presence to six new circles using Nokia Networks’ radio network. Operator will deploy FDD-LTE network on 1800 MHz to provide 4G services in 6 circles. 

SK Telecom Sign MOU with Nokia for Development of 5G Technologies

SK Telecom

South Korea's SK Telecom has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Nokia on January 21, 2015, to work together to lead the development and verification of the fifth-generation (5G) mobile network technologies.

Ericsson to Handle TeliaSonera Field Operation Services in Parts of Sweden

Ericsson MINI-LINK

TeliaSonera has renewed and expanded its contract with Ericsson, that was initially signed back in 2010. Ericsson will now perform field operation services for the operator's fixed and mobile networks.

Nokia Networks, Safaricom Launch LTE-A Network in Kenya

Nokia Flexi Multiradio 10 base station

Kenya’s operator Safaricom has selected Nokia Networks as one of its partners to modernize and expand its 2G and 3G network infrastructure and to help launch the LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network in Kenya. The network launched in December 2014 will offer peak speeds of up to 100 Mbps.

T-Mobile Expands Prepaid Choices, Introduces Simply Prepaid

T-Mobile

T-Mobile has announced Simply Prepaid, a new wireless prepaid plan with unlimited data, talk and text with 4G LTE data buckets starting as low as $40 a month. The new plan will be available starting January 25th.