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Huawei Launches 5G-Oriented FDD/TDD Converged Antenna Platforms

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Huawei Converged Antenna Platforms

At recently held Global Antenna Technology & Industry Forum in Munich, Huawei released its new FDD antenna and FDD/TDD converged antenna platforms. These antennas apply to full-band 4T4R and FDD/TDD convergent networking to support a 5G-oriented evolution. These new antennas will be commercially available by the second half of 2018.

Ericsson and Vodafone Implement FDD/TDD Carrier Aggregation in Commercial Network

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Ericsson

Vodafone is implementing LTE FDD/TDD carrier aggregation in commercial network in Portugal, anticipating wider terminal availability later this year. This move will allow the operator to combine the best characteristics of LTE FDD and TDD modes. 

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

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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.

Mobily, Nokia Networks Sign Managed Services and Network Expansion Deal

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Nokia

Mobily, Nokia Networks Sign Managed Services and Network Expansion Deal

Saudi Arabia's operator Mobily has commissioned Nokia Networks for managing its network operations for five years. In addition, Nokia Networks will expand the operator’s 2G, 3G, and 4G (TD LTE, FDD LTE) mobile broadband networks.

PLDT Doubles TD-LTE Sites to Over 400 in Philippines

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4G

Philippines telecoms provider PLDT has expanded its Time-Division Duplex-Long Term Evolution (TD-LTE) network to over 400 cell sites at the end of September. The current total is more than double the 200 TD-LTE sites that had been installed as of April this year in such provinces as Cagayan

Huawei Completes Handover Test between LTE TDD CA and LTE FDD CA

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Huawei

Huawei has announced completion of the bidirectional handover test between LTE FDD CA and LTE TDD CA, both with 40MHz bandwidth, utilizing a mobile device enabled by the Qualcomm Gobi 9x35 modem, working with Huawei’s One LTE network solution.

Ericsson, Singtel and Qualcomm Demonstrate FDD/TDD Carrier Aggregation

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Ericsson MINI-LINK

Ericsson, SingTel and Qualcomm have successfully demonstrated FDD / TDD Carrier Aggregation using commercial track hardware and software. The demonstration achieved 260 Mbps downlink speeds.

Smart to Deploy 1,400 New LTE Sites in Philippines

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Smart LTE

Philippines Wireless services provider Smart has stepped up the roll-out of its new LTE network across the country to meet the growing demand for high-speed Internet services.

Globe Telecom Signs LTE Transformation Contract with Alcatel-Lucent

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Alcatel-Lucent

Philippines' telecommunications company Globe Telecom has awarded a LTE contract to Alcatel-Lucent for transformation of wireless network infrastructure in the Philippine regions of Visayas and Mindanao, upgrading it from WiMax to LTE-TDD and LTE-FDD ultra-broadband access technologies.

Nokia Networks, China Telecom Achieve FDD-TDD Carrier Aggregation

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NSN Flexi BTS

Nokia Networks and China Telecom today announced FDD-TDD carrier aggregation including a user device chipset. In the demonstration by China Telecom, Nokia’s LTE base station achieved interoperability with a commercial user chipset developed by Marvell. 

Huawei Deploys Commercial LTE TDD Easy Macro in Beijing with China Mobile

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LTE TDD Easy Macro

Huawei has completed its first LTE TDD Easy Macro commercial deployment in Beijing with China Mobile. According to Huawei , this newly improved LTE TDD Easy Macro improves the download rate by 40% for outdoor users and 180% for indoor users.

Nokia and SK Telecom Demonstrate 3.78 Gbps Using TDD-FDD Carrier Aggregation

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NSN Flexi BTS

Nokia and SK Telecom have reached a throughput speed of 3.78 Gbps by aggregating 10 spectrum frequencies allocated for both LTE variants for a 200 MHz of bandwidth. Earlier Nokia has demonstrated 2.6 Gbps TD-LTE throughput in February 2014 with US operator Sprint.

300 Commercial LTE Network Launches Worldwide

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300 Commercial LTE Network Launches

A recent GSA report confirms 300 commercial LTE network launches in 107 countries. 35 4G LTE networks have launched so far in 2014. The total number of commercial LTE networks is expected to exceed 350 before the end of this year. Recent commercial LTE launches include Bulgaria, Taiwan and Vanuatu. LTE is now available in 31 i.e.

Indian telecom operators : FDD or TDD version of LTE technology?

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Here is a sneak preview of Berge Avyazian, 4G Industry Analyst, Conference Chair & Senior Editor, UBM Tech sharing his views on whether the Indian telecom operators embrace FDD or TDD version of the Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology?

Huawei, China Mobile Demonstrate International TDD/FDD VoLTE Call

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Video call interaction between executives from China Mobile and South Korea Operator

Huawei and China Mobile held a successful demonstration of international HD voice and video calls between China Mobile's VoLTE trial networks in Chengdu and Hangzhou and South Korea Operator's VoLTE networks recently.