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SK Telecom Enables 2G and 3G Service Using LTE Network

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SK Telecom

South Korea's operator SK Telecom has successfully commercialized 2G and 3G services through LTE network. Named ‘2G/3G over LTE,’ the technology enhances the stability of 2G/3G mobile networks by utilizing LTE network as backhaul instead of fixed-line 2G/3G infrastructure. 

SaskTel Deploys Openwave Mobility’s Smart User Repository (SUR) to Manage LTE Demand

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Openwave Mobility

Openwave Mobility today announced that SaskTel, Canada’s service communications provider, has successfully deployed the company’s Smart User Repository (SUR) on its network in order to unify and simplify management of its subscriber data.

AT&T to Acquire Mexico Wireless Provider Iusacell

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AT&T has signed an agreement with Grupo Salinas to acquire Mexican wireless company Iusacell for US$2.5 billion, inclusive of Iusacell debt.

LMT Launches LTE-Advanced Services in Latvia

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LTE-Advanced

Latvian Mobile Telephone (LMT) has announced introduction of 4G+ or LTE Advanced to double the data transfer speeds on mobile phones and router. Operator is offering 4G+ with utilization of two communication frequencies.

dtac Selects Ericsson for LTE Expansion in Thailand

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Ericsson

Thailand's telecom operator dtac TriNet has awarded Ericsson a five-year agreement to deliver 4G LTE in several major cities as part of its LTE expansion program on 2100MHz band.

Mobily, Nokia Networks Sign Managed Services and Network Expansion Deal

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Mobily, Nokia Networks Sign Managed Services and Network Expansion Deal

Saudi Arabia's operator Mobily has commissioned Nokia Networks for managing its network operations for five years. In addition, Nokia Networks will expand the operator’s 2G, 3G, and 4G (TD LTE, FDD LTE) mobile broadband networks.

iPhone 6 Boosts VoLTE Calls on U.S. Networks

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Voice calling over 3G on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices has dropped sharply across mobile networks in the U.S. and is one-fifth of that on previous iPhone models, as users adopt Voice-over LTE (VoLTE) services, reports Newfield Wireless, a Tektronix Communications company and provider of next-generation Radio Access Network (RAN) geoanalytics.

Telstra Extends LTE-Advanced Service

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Telstra

Telstra today introduced LTE-Advaced service to a range of communities across the nation. Operator is calling new service 4GX.

Verizon and AT&T Plan VoLTE Interoperability by 2015

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4G

Verizon and AT&T plan to enable VoLTE- to-VoLTE connections between Verizon Wireless and AT&T customers in 2015. Verizon introduced its Advanced Calling 1.0 services across the United States in September.  AT&T introduced VoLTE services in its initial markets earlier this year, and continues to expand to more markets across the United States.

Movistar Launches LTE Services in Guatemala

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Movistar

Movistar Guatemala has launched commercial LTE services in the country. Movistar LTE service is now available at major points in the capital city, provincial capitals and some tourist sites.