National Media and Infocommunications Authority of Hungary (NMHH) has announced the names of the companies that have won frequencies for broadband services. The four winners offered a total of HUF 130.6 billion for the use of the 800 and 2600 MHz frequencies not yet available for mobile data traffic and the 900 and 1800 MHz frequencies unallocated so far.
Huawei plans to invest over $4 billion in Fixed Broadband (FBB) technology research and development over the next three years. The investment will focus on products and solutions which will support their customers with providing an improved service experience for end users.
Alcatel-Lucent is extending its wireless mobile backhaul capabilities to provide high-capacity deployment coverage via LTE heterogeneous networks (hetnets) - a mix of macro and small cell base stations. Company has announced a new full outdoor microwave packet radio (MPR) networking unit to deliver LTE access.
OneAccess has announced an integrated LTE/4G router platform to enable telecom operators, Cloud and managed communication service providers to add LTE connectivity to the growing list of access technologies they can integrate on the multi-path WANs of SMB and enterprise customers.
Today Verizon Wireless announced that it has launched XLTE in 22 new markets, bringing double the 4G LTE bandwidth and greater peak speeds now in more than 400 markets in USA. That means that 4 out of 5 Verizon Wireless 4G LTE markets now have Verizon Wireless XLTE.
Philippines' telecommunications company Globe Telecom has awarded a LTE contract to Alcatel-Lucent for transformation of wireless network infrastructure in the Philippine regions of Visayas and Mindanao, upgrading it from WiMax to LTE-TDD and LTE-FDD ultra-broadband access technologies.