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Telecom NZ to Trial LTE in 700 MHz Band

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Telecom New Zealand

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. 

Sprint Adds LTE Network in 41 New Cities

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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. 

AT&T Plans 4G LTE In-Flight Connectivity Service

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4G

U.S. carrier AT&T plans to launch a 4G LTE-based in-flight connectivity service for airlines and passengers in commercial, business and general aviation.

Huawei Completes 300 Mbps LTE-A Category 6 Test

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Huawei

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.

Magyar Telekom, Ericsson Demonstrate LTE-Advanced in Hungary

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LTE-Advanced

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.

EE Brings LTE Network to 200th Town in UK

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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.

4G Americas: 2014 & 2015 Pivotal Years for Spectrum Decisions in Latin America

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4G

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.

DTAC Selects Alcatel-Lucent for Optical Network Upgrade in Thailand

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Alcatel-Lucent

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 Verify Key TD-LTE-Advanced Technologies in Field Tests

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Huawei

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. 

Rogers Switches on 700 MHz Spectrum

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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.