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.
French mobile virtual network operator Virgin Mobile has launched LTE service over the SFR and Bouygues Telecom networks in France. Operator had signed agreements with mobile operator SFR and Bouygues Telecom last year and had announced intent to launch LTE service first half of 2014.