Telecom New Zealand plans to begin trial of LTE network over APT700 MHz spectrum next month. The upcoming trial will be conducted in conjunction with Huawei Technologies over 11 cell sites spread across three Waikato locations including central Hamilton and the Mystery Creek Events Centre.
US operator Sprint has added 4G LTE service in 41 more new cities. With this expansion, Sprint' LTE network now covers more than 225 million people and remains on track to cover 250 million by mid-year.
Huawei has announced the successful completion of a LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Category 6 connectivity test with download speeds reaching up to 300 Mbps. This test was jointly completed with Qualcomm Technologies.
Hungary’s telecommunication service provider Magyar Telekom demonstrated LTE-Advanced technology, jointly with Ericsson, on its test network in Budapest. Operator tested today at Telekom’s headquarters in Budapest the bandwidth that can be implemented by the LTE-Advanced.
UK's EE has added the seaside town of Rhyl in North Wales as the 200th town to its LTE coverage area. Operator switched on LTE network in 13 towns across the UK this week, bringing the total to 200 places and 72% of the UK population.
On average across Latin America only 20 percent of the ITU’s recommended target spectrum allocation for 2015 has been met, resulting in a tremendous shortfall of available spectrum, reports 4G Americas.
Thailand’s mobile operator DTAC has chosen Alcatel-Lucent Agile Optical Networking to upgrade its existing 3G network and lay the foundation for a 4G LTE network that will eventually deliver 4G mobile access to more than 40 percent of the Thai population.
Huawei and China Mobile have verified multiple core TD-LTE-Advanced technologies including FDD/TDD Carrier Aggregation, MSA, 256QAM, inter-site CoMP, and MU-MIMO in a field test conducted at Chengdu Electronic Technology University.
Canadian mobile service provider Rogers has turned on 700 MHz spectrum in select Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto communities earlier today. With this addition, operator aims to provide mobile video experience to its customers in even more places where they couldn't access LTE before.