LTE News

Ericsson 5G Demonstration Achieves 5 Gbps Throughput

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Ericsson MINI-LINK

Ericsson has achieved 5 Gbps speed in the 15 GHz frequency band in live, over-the-air demonstrations of the company's pre-standard 5G network technology. NTT DOCOMO and SK Telecom senior management witnessed Ericsson's demonstration at Ericsson lab in Kista, Sweden.

Huawei Builds LTE Network for Heavy-Haul Railways

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Huawei

Huawei announced that its eLTE solution has won the bid for the Shenhua Group Corporation’s Shuo Huang Railway (SHR) LTE project, and will deliver this project soon. Shenhua has developed and implemented LTE network for heavy-haul railways. 

T-Mobile Launches LTE-Advanced in Czech Republic

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T-Mobile Czech Republic

T-Mobile has launched LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) in the Czech Republic. Operator has deployed Carrier aggregation function by combining two bands in Mlada Boleslav to increase download speeds up to 225 Mbit/s for upload to 50Mbit/s.

Ukkoverkot and Huawei to Deploy Commercial LTE 450MHz Network in Finland

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 Commercial LTE 450MHz Network

Finland' mobile service provider Ukkoverkot and Huawei have signed a contract to deploy a commercial LTE 450MHz network on the LTE 450MHz Global event in Amsterdam.

AT&T Launches LTE in New Markets Across the U.S.

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AT&T LTE

AT&T has launched its 4G LTE service in new markets in Olean, N.Y.; Greenville and Mansfield, Ohio; and Fredericksburg, Texas. According to AT&T it’s network now covers more than 99% of Americans. AT&T 4G LTE network covers nearly 290 million people and is expected to be essentially complete by this summer.

Nokia Networks Readies Zain Kuwait for VoLTE Launch

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Zain Kuwait LTE

Nokia Networks announced successful Voice over LTE (VoLTE) call using Zain’s commercial LTE network in Kuwait. For the live HD (high-definition) voice call and video capability, Nokia Networks used its VoLTE solution, and services expertise to successfully conduct the project

Zain KSA to Invest $1.2 Billion in Network Infrastructure

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Zain KSA Reload Group

Zain Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) has signed network expansion and upgrade agreements worth US $1.2 billion with five technology companies: Huawei, Nokia, NEC, Cisco, and Alcatel Lucent. The agreements aim to enhance Zain KSA’s customer experience and to improve and expand Zain’s network capacity, coverage and speed.

ZTE Wins Wind Telecom TD-LTE Network Contract

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ZTE

ZTE announced that the company won a contract from Wind Telecom to build the 4G TD-LTE network in the Dominican Republic. TD-LTE contract includes ZTE's unified platform EPC and eNodeB solutions.

Mavenir Adds Voice Mobility to Wi-Fi with Evolved Packet Data Gateway

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4G

Mavenir Systems has announced the availability of its Evolved Packet Data Gateway (ePDG). For subscribers using Wi-Fi, the ePDG provides a secure connection to the Evolved Packet Core (EPC) network and enables seamless mobility between LTE and Wi-Fi.

EE Announces Trials of Voice Calls over WiFi and 4G

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EE LTE

UK operator EE is trialing a WiFi calling capability and plans to launch it in autumn 2014 on the latest handsets capable of supporting the service.