LTE-Advanced

Nokia Networks and Qualcomm Demonstrate 300 Mbps LTE-Advanced with Three-band Carrier Aggregation

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Nokia

Nokia Networks and Qualcomm have completed interoperability testing of LTE-Advanced three-band Carrier Aggregation (3x CA) to achieve subscriber data rates of up to 300 Mbps in network environments.

Vodafone Starts LTE Advanced Roll-out in UK

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Vodafone UK has began the roll-out of a LTE Advanced technology to boost existing 4G mobile service using Carrier Aggregation. Vodafone is rolling out the enhanced technology from this month in Birmingham, Manchester and London and to other UK cities during the rest of this year and 2015.

Swisscom Testing 450 Mbps LTE Speed, Expects Launch by 2015 End

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Swisscom 4G

After having introduced 4G/LTE at the end of 2012 and LTE advanced in mid-2014, Swisscom is now testing 4G/LTE bandwidths of up to 450 Mbps. Operator expects to launch higher speeds from the end of 2015. It will also be possible to make phone calls via 4G/LTE from summer next year, too.

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 Introduces LTE Advanced in Cebu, Philippines

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Smart Communications LTE-Advanced

Philippines' wireless services provider Smart Communications has switched on the LTE-Advanced in Cebu after launching the service in Metro Manila last month.  Smart launched LTE service in the Philippines two years ago, and has close to 2,000 LTE b

Qualcomm Extends LTE and Carrier Aggregation Benefits to Entry-Level Smartphones and Tablets

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 Processor

Qualcomm has announced that its Qualcomm® Snapdragon 200 tier, the Snapdragon 210 processor, will offer integrated multimode 3G/4G LTE and LTE Dual SIM for entry-level smartphones.

Ericsson Launches Indoor Picocell to Deliver 300 Mbps with Carrier Aggregation

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Ericsson's Indoor Picocell RBS 6402

Ericsson has announced launch of the RBS 6402, the indoor picocell to deliver 300 Mbps LTE speeds with carrier aggregation. It is a multi-carrier, concurrent multi-standard (LTE, WCDMA and Wi-Fi), and mixed-mode small cell to support 10 different bands

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. 

Vodafone Spain to Launch Commercial LTE Advanced in October

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Vodafone 4G LTE

Vodafone Spain plans to roll out commercial deployment of LTE Advanced to enable speeds up to 300 Mbps in download in October. Furthermore, the operator is testing Voice over LTE technology to facilitate High Definition voice calls (HD Voice) with setup time less than one second. 

Nemo Outdoor Drive Test Solution to Support Carrier Aggregation and Category 6 LTE Devices

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Anite

Anite today announced that its latest version of Nemo Outdoor supports Carrier Aggregation (CA) and Category 6 devices. Tool allows operators to test and verify the capacity of LTE-Advanced wireless networks.