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Verizon LTE Roadmap: 75% US Coverage by April 2012‎

in Blog, Android, MiFi, Verizon Wireless, LTE

BGR keeps getting Verizon Wireless’ plans, now it has got its hand on Verizon Wireless’ 2010/2011 plans. 

LCS Architecture for LTE EPS


3GPP considered 5 architecture alternatives for LCS during study and selected the one explained further according to 3GPP Release 9.

FCC approves Samsung SCH-r900 4G LTE Phone

in Blog, FCC, Samsung, LTE

Samsung SCH-r900 with LTE capabilities in 1700 / 1900 radio bands has been approved by FCC. The phone will be launched by MetroPCS.

T-Mobile HSPA+ upgrades going on, LTE on horizon

in Blog, HSPA+, T-Mobile, 4G, LTE

T-Mobile, USA is offering HSPA+ services in almost 50 major metropolitan areas now (claiming 4G speeds) and its first HSPA+ smartphone is planned for this summer (rumored Android device from HTC).<

picoChip sees commercial LTE femtocells by 2011

in Blog, picoChip, Femtocell, LTE

picoChip is ready to conduct trials with several carriers this year and expects to see commercial LTE femtocell products in 2011.

UK 4G spectrum auction likely next year

in Blog, UK, 4G, LTE

UK’s 4G spectrum might be up for auction mid next year according to Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

Sprint considering LTE, might merge with T-Mobile

in Blog, T-Mobile, LTE, WiMAX

Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse has said that the company is considering a technology switch to LTE according to Financial Times.

Ericsson: 5 Billion Mobile Subscriptions Worldwide

in Blog, Ericsson, 3G, 4G, LTE, WiMAX

Mobile world has reached another milestone with Internet becoming increasingly mobile.

Telefonica to launch femtocell services

in Blog, Movistar, Telefonica, Femtocell

Telefonica will launch a new service called 'Mi Cobertura Movil' ('My Mobile Coverage') to expand coverage in households with a device similar to a femtocells.  This service would cost 9 euros

Alvarion to offer TD-LTE support

in Blog, Alvarion, TD-LTE, LTE, WiMAX

Alvarion one of the global leader in the WiMax market, with most extensive customer base with hundreds of commercial WiMAX deployments, has stated that it will add support for TD-Long Term Evolutio

BWA set to take off, 3G to wait

in Blog, BWA, India, TD-LTE, 3G, WiMAX

The Indian government will immediately provide broadband spectrum to the six companies that won licences in the recently concluded BWA auctions.

India issues Consultation Paper on National Broadband Plan

in Blog, Broadband, India, Internet

While India's Telecom Industry was recently in news due to recent 3G & BWA auctions and expected TD-LTE deployments from winners Qualcomm & RIL (Infotel), another giant step by TELECOM REGU

Qualcomm Webinar: LTE Advanced

in Blog, Webinar, LTE-Advanced, Qualcomm, LTE

This Qualcomm webinar was presented last month, it examines LTE Advanced and provides a high-level view into how it helps operators make the next performance leap. 

LTE UE Classes


UE class determines the speed at which data can be transferred in uplink and downlink directions. For GPRS & UMTS, most of us already are aware of it.

3GPP Release 11 Features and Study Items

in Blog, 3GPP, IMS, E-UTRAN, LTE

3GPP has already started work on Release 11. See objectives of features & study items from 3GPP Work Items below.