Russian operator Rostelecom plans to build LTE network

Russian long-distance operator Rostelecom has applied to the State Commission for Radio Frequencies for construction of LTE networks in Sochi, reports Vedomosti. 

DOCOMO tests LTE network for commercial launch

NTT DOCOMO has started verifying its new commercial mobile network system based on the LTE in the Tokyo area, prior to the full-scale launch of extra-high-speed LTE commercial service in December.

WiMAX equipment and device revenue down in Q1

WiMAX equipment and device revenue saw a moderate decline worldwide in the first quarter of 2010, down 2% to $303 million, according to Infonetics Research report.

HTC EVO 4G Breaks Sales Records Says Sprint

Sprint claims that friday sales of HTC EVO 4G marked the largest quantity of a single phone sold in one day ever for Sprint.

GSA anticipates up to 22 LTE in service networks by end of 2010

Up to 22 LTE networks will be in service by end 2010 according to a new Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) report, further at least 45 are expected to be in service by end 2012.

ZTE Launches Commercial TD-LTE Base Stations

ZTE has announced that it has launched the industry’s first commercial TD-LTE base stations: BBU- B8300 and RRU- R8962. 

Ericsson & ComReg conduct TD-LTE trial in Ireland

Ireland's Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg) has confirmed that Ericsson, using a test licence issued by ComReg, has done successful LTE trails in Ireland. 

LTE to be only 11% of installed base stations by the end of 2015

By the end of 2010 while up to 20 LTE networks are expected to be live, but LTE will only make up 11% of installed base stations by the end of 2015, according to a ABI Research report.

BWA Auction Update Day 11: Pan-India Bid Crosses $2B

At 11th day of the auction the Pan-India bidding price has reportedly crossed Rs 98.37 billion (US$2.0 billion).

picoChip 3G femtocell to support up to 400 smartphones

picoChip announced that it has enhanced its picoXcellâ„¢ platform to address the need to support large numbers of smartphones on a femtocell.

Huawei Recognized BY CDG For Network Technology Innovation

Huawei has won the 2010 3G CDMA Industry Achievement Award for Network Technology Innovation presented by the CDMA Development Group (CDG) at the second annual CDMA World Forum in Shanghai.

Elisa’s LTE network enables speed up to 100 Mbps in Finland

Elisa and Nokia Siemens Networks have started  a 4G LTE network at the beginning of this year in Finland for pre-commercial use.

Sonera rolls out 4G LTE network in Finland

Sonera is rolling out Finland’s first 4G network in Turku.

Personal and Ericsson Begin LTE Tests in Argentina

Personal and Ericsson have launched LTE trial in Argentina that includes wireless broadband internet with peak speeds of 50 Megabits per second.

China Mobile Plans Overseas TD-LTE Test

China Mobile plans to team up with foreign carriers to establish a TD-LTE trial network overseas in the next six months, reports China Daily.