LTE News

September 19, 2014 | Pankaj

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.

September 18, 2014 | sujitg

Today Verizon Wireless announced that it has launched XLTE in 22 new markets, bringing double the 4G LTE bandwidth and greater peak speeds now in more than 400 markets in USA. That means that 4 out of 5 Verizon Wireless 4G LTE markets now have Verizon Wireless XLTE.

September 17, 2014 | sujitg

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.

September 16, 2014 | Pankaj

MediaTek has announced its MT7628, a 2T2R 802.11n Wi-Fi AP System on Chip (SoC) for Home Router, Smart Router and IoT Gateway to enable high data transmission rates for voice and video applications.

September 15, 2014 | Pankaj

US carrier Verizon Wireless has started offering HD Voice and Video Calling across its nationwide network on select smartphones. Operator has launched service as Advanced Calling 1.0.

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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