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. 

Nokia Networks Selects Radisys’ MRF Product Family for Its Open TAS VoLTE/VoWiFi Solution

Radisys

Radisys today announced a Media Resource Function (MRF) supply agreement with Nokia Networks. Nokia Networks has selected Radisys’ MRF product family as the media processing foundation for its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) solution

AT&T to Demonstrate LTE Broadcast Demonstration on Jan. 12

AT&T LTE Broadcast

U.S. carrier AT&T plans a live, on-site trial demonstration of LTE Broadcast for invited guests during the college football national championship game at AT&T Stadium January 12.

GSA: 360 LTE Commercial Networks Launched by End 2014

GSA: Commercial LTE Networks Jan 2015

360 operators have commercially launched LTE networks and service in 124 countries, according to data released by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association). Out of these, 96 LTE networks were launched in 2014.

Sequans Introduces Calliope LTE Platform for the Internet of Things

SEQUANS Colibri LTE Platform

Sequans Communications introduced the Calliope LTE Platform, the newest member of its StreamliteLTE family of chipset solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Omnitel Starts Offering LTE-Advanced Services

Omnitel

Lithuanian mobile operator has announced that it is providing LTE connectivity to 80 percent of the country's population now. Additionally, Omnitel began offering 4G + LTE-Advanced services in the five largest cities in the country in December. 

China Mobile Hong Kong Selects Ericsson for LTE/EPC Enhancements

Ericsson

Hong Kong's mobile operator, China Mobile Hong Kong, selected Ericsson to further enhance its converged LTE FDD/TDD and Evolved Packet Core network.

SK Telecom Commercializes Tri-band LTE-A Carrier Aggregation

SK Telecom

South Korean carrier SK Telecom is now offering tri-band LTE-Advanced commercial service with Carrier Aggregation technology.

Huawei, EE and Qualcomm Complete 3-Carrier Aggregation Test

Huawei

Huawei has partnered with EE and Qualcomm Technologies to successfully complete LTE category 9 testing, which has achieved download speeds of up to 410Mbps.The test utilized Huawei's infrastructure solution across EE's LTE-A '4G+' network alongside QTI's Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 810 processor with integrated LTE-Advanced