Recent Blogs

Global LTE subscribers to quadruple by 2019

in Blog, Wi-FI, 4G, LTE

TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Forecast Service new data reveals that global LTE subscribers are projected to grow 35% compounded annually over the next five years, from 516 million to 2.3 billion. To date, LTE adoption has been strongest in South Korea, where the 4G technology accounted for 63% of wireless subscribers in 2014.

MIMO OTA testing using CTIA’s recommendations

in Blog, Anite, OTA, MIMO

LTE-Advanced technology features such as MIMO1 help to improve the radio performance of future mobile devices and enable end-users to access a truly mobile broadband experience with very fast data rates. The increasingly complex mobile devices are leading to a need for more extensive testing prior to market launch. 

Alcatel-Lucent and Korea’s KT sign collaboration agreement to deliver 5G mobile networks of the future

in Blog, Alcatel-Lucent, Wi-FI, 4G, LTE
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Alcatel-Lucent has signed a memorandum of understanding with South Korean telecommunications provider, KT, under which the companies will collaborate to advance 5G development in South Korea with initial testing focusing on virtualized RAN to support next generation mobile architecture.

T-Mobile Leased Spectrum to Other Carriers to Expand LTE Network Coverage in Line with Verizon and Sprint

in Blog, T-Mobile, Wi-FI, 4G, LTE
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T-Mobile US has leased its spectrum to other carriers in an effort to expand its LTE network to benefit their customers. 

EY and Ericsson study maps successful mobile operator strategies

in Blog, Ericsson, Wi-FI, 4G, LTE

May 5, 2015
Ericsson and Ernst and Young (EY) have collaborated to study and identify three distinct strategies adopted by successful mobile operators termed as Frontrunners. These strategies are:
•    Quality-led progression: These Frontrunners differentiate through high-performing networks and high brand preference

Ericsson launch of cloud video enabler wins NAB best of show award

in Blog, Ericsson, WiFi, 4G, LTE

Ericsson today made an announcement that 2015 NewBay Media Best of Show Award which was held in Las Vegas, 11-16 April recognizes the ‘Ericsson Video Storage and Processing Platform’ as a disruptive cloud-based enabler for time-shifted TV services.

Verizon Announces Software Defined Networking Strategy

in Blog, Verizon, WiFi, 4G, LTE

SDN Initiative Means Rapid Time-to-Market, Agile Network and Operational Efficiencies

Sprint Shares #1 Ranking for Reliability and Call Performance in Pittsburgh

in Blog, Sprint, WiFi, 4G, LTE

Sprint announced on 16th April 2015 that its network in Pittsburgh shares a first-place ranking for reliability and call performance, according to a  new RootScore report by independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics.

Reliance Jio seeks Wi-Fi deals with state, local authorities

in Blog, Reliance, Reliance Jio Infocomm, WiFi, 4G, LTE

Indian Telecom Company Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL) plans to enter into agreements with various state and local authorities to offer Wi-Fi services. RJIL has to launch services within five years of acquiring spectrum, as per the government rules.

497 Million LTE Subscriptions Globally by 31 December 2014

in Blog, GSA, LTE
LTE Subscriptions Growth - March 2015

GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association, has confirmed that LTE subscriptions are growing faster than any other mobile communications system technology.

Nearly 680 Million LTE Handset Shipments Expected in 2015

in Blog, ABI Research, LTE-Advanced, LTE

According to a recent ABI Research, 676 million 4G LTE handsets are expected to be shipped in 2015, growing 204 million units from 2014. 350 commercial LTE networks are forecasted by 4Q 2014.

The Text Factor

in Blog, SMS, GSM

SMS today reaches the ripe old age of 22 and this birthday shows it as technology truly capable of moving with the times.