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Top Five 4G Apps

in Blog, 4G Apps, Apps, LTE, WiMAX

As HTC 4G EVO set to lauch on June 4 and Verizon expected to join the party with LTE soon, there has been lots of talk about the next generation apps which would run on 4G handsets.

LTE Parameter Optimization – 3GPP Status

in Blog, 3GPP, Optimization, LTE

3GPP, NGMN and TM Forum came together recently to discuss operation requirements for next generation multi-technology networks.  Workshop was held March 29-30 2010 in Bonn. 

India 3G Auction Update - bid up by 172%

in Blog, Auction, BWA, India, spectrum, 3G

Bids for an all-India license to offer 3G services reached Rs 9,500-crore mark on the 18th day of  auction.

BSNL launches Wimax

in Blog, Internet, WiMAX

State-owned telecom player Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has become the first company in India to launch wireless Internet services. See below the video clip from NDTV


TD-LTE again in Focus

in Blog, TD-LTE, LTE

TD-LTE has been in news since some time and is making WiMAX proponents nervous. Here is quick summary of what has happend in last couple of weeks.

Dell Lightning with Windows Phone 7 leaks out; LTE version planned for 2011

in Blog, Dell, Windows, LTE

According a report by Engadget, Dell has more phones in the offing, the smartphones ar

Sprint shows the way for LTE/3G Overdrive

in Blog, HSPA+, iPad, Overdrive, Sprint, 3G, LTE, WiMAX

Sprint recently lauched a 3G/4G router named as Overdrive.  It’s a WiMAX modem that connects to 4G broadband wherever the service is offered.

Dealing With Limited Uplink Power - LTE vs UMTS

in Blog, LTE, UMTS

A short informative blog from WirelessMoves provides a comparison of how UMTS and LTE deal with limited uplink power of mobile devices.

India 3G Spectrum Bids Reach $1.3 Billion

in Blog, India, spectrum, 3G

Bids for an all-India license to offer 3G services reached 56.2 billion rupees ($1.3 billion) on the seventh day of  auction, according to a statement on the department of telecommunications W

3G & BWA spectrum auction starts in India

in Blog, BWA, 3G, 4G, WiMAX

The first-ever auction of the radio frequency spectrum for third generation (3G) telephony that would facilitate high-speed mobile services in India began on Friday. 

What is TD-LTE and Why the sudden interest in TD-LTE?

in Blog, TD-LTE, TDD, LTE, WiMAX

TDD (time division duplex) version of LTE is known as TD-LTE.

Clearwire, Sprint seek 3GPP standard for TDD-LTE in 2.6GHz band

in Blog, 3GPP, Clearwire, Sprint, TD-LTE

Clearwire, Sprint and a part of a group of operators and vendors that have asked the 3GPP standards body to start work on specs that would allow TD-LTE to be deployed in the US in the 2.6GHz spectr

The size of the mobile market

in Blog, Mobile, 3G, GSM, LTE

A nice infographic from iStrategy

Qualcomm looks to drive TD-LTE in India

in Blog, India, Qualcomm, TD-LTE, LTE

Qualcomm recently announced it will bid in India's upcoming wireless broadband spectrum auction.

TeliaSonera upgrades LTE network

in Blog, TeliaSonera, LTE

TeliaSonera, the first commercial LTE service in the world, is upgrading their network.