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Which 2013 smartphone is the best for gaming?

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During 2013 there have been at least 15 smartphones launched to date, and there might well be some more before the year is out. While many of these have really more or less sneaked in by the back door, others have been heralded by bugle calls from the roof and other hype generating publicity blazes.

GSA: 222 LTE Commercial Networks Worldwide

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4G

GSA confirms that 222 operators have commercially launched LTE services in 83 countries. Report also states that 474 operators are investing in LTE in 138 countries.

ETELM e-TBS - Mission Critical Communications Over LTE

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ETELM e-TBS

TETRA has been very successful in delivering mission critical voice with simultaneous narrowband data services for emergency services and other sectors, and as with all successful technologies the price has decreased over time, whilst the level of functionality has increased.

200 Commercial LTE Networks in 76 Countries

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200 Commercial LTE Networks in 76 Countries

200 LTE networks have been commercially launched in 76 countries by 31 July 2013, confirms the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). 54 LTE networks of these have been launched in the first 7 months of 2013.

LTE Deployments to Cover 57% Population by 2018

in Blog, ABI Research, Small Cell, Femtocell, LTE
ABI Research

A recent ABI Research report expects LTE deployments to deliver population coverage of 57% (4.2 billion) by 2018 while legacy WCDMA and CDMA2000 to cover 31% (2.3 billion). Out of 470 LTE commitments tracked by the company, 193 have gone commercial.

GSA: 948 LTE User Devices By Manufacturers Globally

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GSA Report July 2013

Recent GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) report confirms that 100 manufacturers have announced 948 LTE-enabled user devices, including frequency and carrier variants. 531 new LTE user devices were launched in the past year while the number of manufacturers increased by almost 50% in this period.

Director, Rich Communication Services, Telefonica, Spain “Internet OTT’s contribution to the industry is very positive.”

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Javier Arenzana Arias, director Rich Communication Services, Telefonica, Spain

Javier Arenzana Arias, director Rich Communication Services, Telefonica, Spain is speaking at the LTE Operator Mind Share, part of the LTE World Summit, taking place on the 24th June at the Amsterdam RAI, Netherlands.

Chair, TCCA Critical Communications Broadband Group: Acceptance of LTE… has created an opportunity for critical communications

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Tony Gray, chair of the TETRA & Critical Communications Association (TCCA) Critical Communications Broadband Group (CCBG)

Tony Gray, chair of the TETRA & Critical Communications Association (TCCA) Critical Communications Broadband Group (CCBG) will be speaking at the LTE World Summit, the premier 4G event for the telecoms industry, taking place on the 24th-26th June

ABI Research: 500M LTE-Advanced Subscriptions by the End of 2018

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ABI Research

The LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) subscriptions will take an important role in the mobile subscriber market, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 295% between 2013 and 2018 to reach 500 million, reports ABI Research. It will represent 34% of the overall 1.47 billion LTE-related subscriptions. 

CEO, MTC, Namibia: “Will we be able to generate revenues in VoLTE as we do today in circuit switched?”

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Miguel Geraldes, CEO, MTC, Namibia

Miguel Geraldes, CEO, MTC, Namibia is speaking on how the African market is preparing for the LTE data surge on Day One of the LTE World Summit, taking place on the 24th-26th June 2013, at the Amsterdam RAI, Netherlands.

NTT Docomo: “Improvements in backhaul will be essential to meet the increasing requirements of the market in the future.”

in Blog, LTE-Advanced, NTT DOCOMO, RCS, VoLTE, LTE
Takehiro Nakamura, director of radio access network development for NTT Docomo, Japan

Takehiro Nakamura, director of radio access network development for NTT Docomo, Japan is speaking in ‘The Future of LTE’ track on Day Two of the LTE World Summit, the premier 4G event for the telecoms industry, taking place on the 24th-26th June 2013, at the Amsterdam RAI, Net

Chief strategy, innovation & technology officer, KPN Group: “LTE will finally allow the internet to go mobile”

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Erik Hoving, chief strategy, innovation & technology officer for KPN Group in The Netherlands

Erik Hoving, chief strategy, innovation & technology officer for KPN Group in The Netherlands, is opening the conference on Day One of the LTE World Summit, the premier 4G event for the telecoms industry, taking place on the 24th-26th June 2013, a