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China Mobile to Deploy 500,000 4G Base Stations in 2014

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China Mobile

China Mobile plans to build more than 500,000 4G base stations by the end of 2014. Operator will enable 4G international roaming services in another 50 countries or regions, reports Xinhua. 

SK Telecom and Ericsson Demonstrate Elastic Cell Technology

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Elastic Cell Technology

SK Telecom and Ericsson have successfully demonstrated the Elastic Cell technology on July 21. According to SK Telecom, Elastic Cell is expected to become a key technology for 5G. Demonstrating data transfer rate improved by up to 50 percent at the cell-edge, SK Telecom aims to commercially launch the technology by 2016.

EE, BBC, Qualcomm and Huawei Collaborate on 4G Broadcast Trial

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Huawei announced EE, the BBC, Qualcomm Technologies and Huawei are collaborating in to exploring the role that 4G can play in the future of broadcasting.

Vodafone Launches 4G Pay As You Go in Ireland

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Vodafone 4G

Vodafone Ireland has launched its first 4G PAYG Smartphone at a price of €99.99. Together with a Vodafone Red PAYG bundle, which can be bought with €30 credit, the Smart Turbo 4 will give access to Vodafone's 4G network, endless calls and texts and 1GB of data.

Aircel Launches LTE Services in Four Circles in India

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Indian mobile operator Aircel has launched LTE services in India. LTE services will be offered across four circles, namely, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar and Odisha.

MediaTek Unveils 64-bit LTE SoC with 2K Display Support

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MediaTek has announced MT6795, the 64-bit Octa-core LTE smartphone System on Chip (SoC) with the 2K display support. The MT6795 is targeting the premium segment, with speed of up to 2.2GHz, to hit the market.

ZTE Helps China Telecom Complete Commercial IPv6 Test on 4G Network

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ZTE has helped China Telecom successfully complete commercial testing for IPv6 capabilities on its mobile network in Hunan province, a key milestone in China Telecom’s plans for future 4G LTE deployment.

America Movil Selects Alcatel-Lucent for LTE Overlay Network in Dominican Republic

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Wireless service provider America Movil has selected Alcatel-Lucent to rollout a 4G LTE network in the Dominican Republic. Alcatel-Lucent is supplying the America Movil subsidiary Claro Dominican Republic with its 4G LTE network overlay solution.

Vodafone Group Selects Alcatel-Lucent As Reference Supplier for LTE Metro Cells

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Alcatel-Lucent has been selected by Vodafone Group as a Supplier of Reference for LTE metro cells with integrated Wi-Fi capability. The award is part of Vodafone’s investment program, Project Spring.

Orange Launches LTE Service in Slovakia

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Orange Slovakia 4G

Orange Slovakia has launched LTE network in country. Operator's LTE service is currently available in Bratislava, Kosice and Banska Bystrica.  Orange plans to cover 30 percent of the Slovak population with LTE by the end of year.