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Sprint Signs 12 New LTE Roaming Agreements with Regional Carriers

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U.S. carrier Sprint has announced new 4G LTE roaming agreements with 12 rural and regional network carriers. Along with Sprint’s previously announced amended agreement with nTelos to extend their Strategic Network Alliance through 2022, the Rural Roaming Preferred Program

Vodafone and Huawei Trial GSM-LTE Dynamic Spectrum Sharing

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Huawei

Huawei announced the successful implementation of the GSM-LTE Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (GL DSS) trial with Vodafone Spain today. GL DSS is able to improve LTE capacity by up to 50% through maximizing wireless spectrum utilization, reports Huawei.

4G Americas: Launches of Release 12 LTE-Advanced Could Hit 40 by 2014 End

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LTE-Advanced

There are 300 commercial LTE networks now in 107 countries and 350 commercial LTE networks are anticipated by the end of 2014, reports 4G Americas. Additionally, LTE-Advanced is now commercially deployed on 9 networks in 7 countries worldwide, with those numbers expected to reach 40 networks by year-end 2014.

ZTE and Marvell Demonstrate 4G Uplink Carrier Aggregation

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ZTE

ZTE has completed a successful demonstration of the 40 MHz uplink Carrier Aggregation (CA) over a TD-LTE network, in partnership with Marvell Technology Group.

Qualcomm Introduces Small Cell System-on-Chip for SMB

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Qualcomm has introduced the Qualcomm FSM90xx system-on-chip (SoC) for neighborhood and small and medium business (SMB) small cells. The FSM90xx has been designed and optimized to meet the cost targets and performance requirements of neighborhood and SMB segments. 

Winners for the 2014 Small Cell Forum Small Cell Industry Awards Announced

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Small Cell Forum

Real-world deployments, applications and advanced planning and analytics took centre stage at last night’s Small Cell Forum Awards 2014. The Small Cell Forum awards, which take place annually as part of the Small Cell World Summit, recognize outstanding achievement within, and contributions to, the small cell industry.

Nokia and SK Telecom Demonstrate 3.78 Gbps Using TDD-FDD Carrier Aggregation

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Nokia and SK Telecom have reached a throughput speed of 3.78 Gbps by aggregating 10 spectrum frequencies allocated for both LTE variants for a 200 MHz of bandwidth. Earlier Nokia has demonstrated 2.6 Gbps TD-LTE throughput in February 2014 with US operator Sprint.

Swisscom Adds LTE Roaming in 10 More Markets

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Swisscom 4G

Swisscom is now offering 4G LTE roaming in further ten countries. Nine of those countries are in Europe including Italy, Spain and Greece. In addition operator has also started LTE roaming in Brazil.

Radisys, AirHop and Broadcom Integrate SON-Ready LTE Small Cell Solution

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Radisys

Wireless infrastructure solution provider Radisys and AirHop Communications, a developer of advanced RAN intelligence software, have integrated AirHop’s eSON software with Radisys’ Trillium LTE TOTALeNodeB solution and Broadcom Corporation’s BCM617xx Series small cell silicon.

LG Uplus and Huawei Complete Commercial Trial of 3 Different Band Carrier Aggregation

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LTE-Advanced

Huawei and South Korea's mobile operator LG Uplus have jointly completed a commercial network field trail of 3 different band Carrier Aggregation (3CC CA). LG Uplus currently has 7.5 million LTE subscribers across three commercial LTE network bandwidths of 800 MHz, 2100 MHz and 2600 MHz.