LTE-Advanced

Altair Disrupts M2M Market with New CAT-0 & CAT-1 Chipsets

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HOD HASHARON, Israel – February 25, 2015 – Altair Semiconductor (www.altair-semi.com), the world’s leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high performance 4G LTE chipsets, today announced the sampling of its new FourGee-1160 and FourGee-1150 Category-1 and Category-0 chipsets respectively, paving the way for many IoT applications to deploy commerc

Sierra Wireless Introduces Embedded Modules for LTE-Advanced Networks Globally

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Sierra Wireless AirPrime EM Series

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. 

Unitel and Ericsson Demonstrate 450 Mbps Downlink Speed in Commercial LTE Network

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LTE-Advanced

Ericsson and Unitel today announced the successful demonstration of the end-to-end LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Carrier Aggregation (CA) solution capable of supporting data speeds up to 450 Mbps in Africa.

Bouygues Demonstrates Tri-Band LTE-Advanced with Carrier Aggregation

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Bouygues Telecom

French operator Bouygues Telecom, Qualcomm, and Ericsson have conducted  LTE-Advanced test with the aggregation of three carriers in January. Operator used three frequency bands 800MHz, 1800MHz and 2600MHz for the demonstration.

SK Telecom and Nokia Networks Commercialize eICIC

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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. 

Nokia Networks, Safaricom Launch LTE-A Network in Kenya

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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.

GSA: 360 LTE Commercial Networks Launched by End 2014

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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.

Omnitel Starts Offering LTE-Advanced Services

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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. 

SK Telecom Commercializes Tri-band LTE-A Carrier Aggregation

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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

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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