LTE News

Swisscom Boosts Quality of Indoor Reception

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Swisscom 4G

Swisscom has announced that 94% of the Switzerland's population can use its 4G/LTE network. For 2G or 3G technology, the figure is over 99%. Swisscom is also now seeking to improve the quality of indoor reception.

DOCOMO and Huawei Demonstrate LTE Network over Unlicensed Spectrum

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NTT DOCOMO

NTT DOCOMO and Huawei announced today that their joint test has successfully demonstrated that LTE can be deployed over the 5GHz unlicensed spectrum, which is widely used for wireless LAN networks in many countries today.

Vodafone Australia Selects Ericsson to Modernize Core Network

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Vodafone LTE

Australian carrier Vodafone has announced that it is completely modernizing and consolidating its core network with Ericsson. According to operator, its new core network will offer greater network agility and flexibility, create cost efficiencies, and enable the introduction of new LTE (4G) services. 

SingTel Unveils LTE-Advanced Service for Smartphones

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SingTel

Singapore's mobile service provider SingTel, in collaboration with Samsung and Ericsson, has announced commercial launch of 300Mbps 4G LTE-Advanced service for smartphones. The service will be available from 23 August 2014 when SingTel launches the Samsung GALAXY S5 4G+.

3 Hong Kong to Offer Skype’s Unlimited World Calling Service

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3 Hong Kong 4G LTE

3 Hong Kong, a mobile service provider in Hong Kong, has announced a collaborative agreement with Skype to offer its customers Skype’s Unlimited World calling product to make calls to mobile and landline phones for a monthly fee of HK$69.

Aircel Expands 4G LTE Services in India

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Aircel

Indian mobile operator Aircel has launched 4G LTE services in Tamil Nadu and Jammu & Kashmir. The launch comes within a month of operator's recent LTE deployment in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar and Odisha.

Signals Research: Commercially Deployed VoLTE Service Better than 3G and Internet Calling Services

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4G LTE

Alcatel-Lucent has announced the results of an independent research study which found that its commercially deployed Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) technology provides better service than 3G Circuit Switched (CS) voice and Internet calling services and Skype software.

MediaTek’s LTE SoC Now Commercially Available in Europe

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MediaTek

MediaTek's first LTE System on Chip (SoC) is now commercial available in Europe. According to company, its quad-core LTE SoC delivers exceptional multitasking and multimedia capabilities as well as LTE download speeds.

Vodafone Selects Nokia Networks for Commercial 700 MHZ LTE Network Roll Out in New Zealand

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Vodafone 4G LTE

Vodafone New Zealand has selected Nokia Networks to enable the launch of its commercial 700 MHz LTE network in the country.

Alcatel-Lucent to Rollout LTE Network in Oklahoma and Kansas with Pioneer Cellular

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Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent is to deploy a LTE overlay network in the Midwestern U.S. states of Oklahoma and Kansas to enable Pioneer Cellular to  4G broadband mobile access to its customers.