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497 LTE Network Deployment Commitments in 150 Countries

in Blog, GSA, LTE
GSA Report May 2014

497 network operators in 150 countries have committed to deploy LTE networks so far, according to a recent GSA report. Currently there are 288 commercial LTE networks in 104 countries.

GSA: 1800 MHz Prime Band for LTE Deployments Worldwide

in Blog, GSA, LTE
LTE 1800 Deployment - April 2014

There are 120 commercially launched LTE1800 networks in 63 countries, according to a recent GSA (the Global mobile Suppliers Association) report. So far 279 LTE networks have been commercially launched in 101 countries.

NSN: 87% Jump in Indian Mobile Data Traffic in 2013

in Blog, 2G, India, NSN, 3G
4G LTE

A recent report from Nokia Solutions and Networks, on mobile broadband performance in India, reveals a 87% rise in data traffic generated by 2G and 3G services during 2013. According to the NSN’s MBit Index, 3G data traffic increased by 146% where as 2G data traffic grew by 59% over the same period.

Number of LTE User Devices Grew 90% Annually, GSA Reports

in Blog, GSA, LTE
GSA: 1,563 LTE user devices

According to recent GSA report 154 manufacturers have announced 1,563 LTE-enabled user devices globally. 742 new LTE user devices were launched in the past year, representing 90% annual growth. During same period, number of manufacturers increased by 58% to 154 companies.

Microsoft Surface 2 with LTE Launched on AT&T’s Network

in Blog, AT&T, Microsoft, Surface, LTE
Microsoft Surface 2 with LTE

Beginning today AT&T is offering Microsoft Surface 2 with LTE connectivity. Surface 2 (AT&T 4G LTE), a 64GB mobile broadband-ready version of Surface 2, is now available to purchase for $679 USD (ERP) in the US market.

How Operators Can Compensate For Falling Roaming Rates

in Blog, OpenCloud, 4G, LTE

Competition is fierce as operators look to sign up consumers to their new superfast 4G networks and make a return on their spectrum auction investment. A reason for this is that operators aren’t offering consumers anything beyond commodity services, such as 4G roaming bundles.

Public Safety LTE Market Drivers 2014: Why Public Safety LTE and Why Now?

in Blog, Report, LTE-Advanced, Mind Commerce, Public Safety, LTE

While LMR systems have effectively support mission-critical voice and low-bandwidth data applications for many years, they fail to provide the high-speed data performance necessary to support the multimedia applications on which today’s Public Safety agencies increasingly rely upon. 

GSA: 274 LTE Commercial Networks Operational Globally

in Blog, GSA, LTE
GSA Report: LTE Networks Feb 2014

Recent GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) report confirms deployment of 274 LTE commercial networks in 101 countries across the globe. List includes, 11 operators who have commercially launched LTE services so far this year.

GSA: 1,371 LTE User Devices Launched

in Blog, Report, GSA, VoLTE, LTE
GSA Report: LTE Devices Jan 2014

GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) confirms that 132 manufacturers have announced 1,371 LTE-enabled user devices, including frequency and carrier variants. The number includes 705 new LTE user devices that were launched in the past year. During same period, the number of manufacturers increased by 52%.

GSMA Report: LTE and Television Services Can Coexist in Brazil

in Blog, Report, GSMA, LTE
4G

The GSMA has released findings of a new study from ATDI, which examines ways to mitigate interference between new LTE mobile signals and existing and planned television services.

Altair facilitating the transformation of LTE from a premium feature to a mass market one

in Blog, Altair Semiconductor, Interview, LTE-Advanced, LTE
Altair Semiconductor

Altair Semiconductor recently announced that its FourGee-3100/6202 chipset was selected to connect the new HP Chromebook 11.6” LTE to the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network.

GSA: 350 Commercial LTE Networks by End of 2014

in Blog, GSA, LTE
GSA LTE Summary - Jan 2014

A latest report from GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) confirms that 263 LTE networks have commercially launched in 97 countries till date. In last year alone, 112 LTE networks were launched worldwide.