LTE News

March 2, 2015 | sujitg

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. 

March 2, 2015 | sujitg

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. 

February 26, 2015 | Pankaj

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.  

February 23, 2015 | sujitg

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.

February 18, 2015 | Pankaj

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. 

Long Term Evolution (LTE)

LTE (Long Term Evolution) is initiated by 3GPP to improve the mobile phone standard to cope with future technology evolutions and needs. 3GPP work on the Evolution of the 3G Mobile System started with the RAN Evolution Work Shop, 2 - 3 November 2004 in Toronto, Canada.

The main targets for this evolution are increased data rates, improved spectrum efficiency, improved coverage, reduced latency and packet-optimized system that support multiple Radio Access Technologies.

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