4G Americas

MIMO and Smart Antennas for Mobile Broadband Networks

in Whitepaper, 4G Americas, Small Cell, Smart Antenna, MIMO, LTE

The 4G Americas white paper focuses on the practical aspects of deploying Smart Antenna systems in Radio Access Systems. Key developments in MIMO and Smart Antennas, the practical aspects of deploying smart antenna systems in Radio Access Systems (RAS) and detailed information on the new antenna systems are covered in this white paper.

The Benefits of Digital Dividend

in Whitepaper, 4G Americas, LTE

The  term “Digital Dividend” usually refers to the spectrum released  by the switchover from analog to digital TV broadcasting. Digital dividend spectrum is ideally suited to providing cost-effective mobile and broadband wireless services representing a significant and important asset for a country’s economic and social development.

GSA: 96 Commercial LTE Networks in 46 countries

in Blog, 4G Americas, GSA, LTE
GSA Report:  LTE commercial launches 2009-2012

GSA has confirmed that 96 operators have launched commercial LTE services in 46 countries so far. According to GSA, 347 telecoms operators in 104 countries are committed to commercial LTE network deployments or are engaged in trials, technology testing or studies. 68 operators have launched commercial LTE services in the past 12 months.

Mobile Broadband Explosion: The 3GPP Wireless Evolution

in Whitepaper, 4G Americas, 3G, HSPA, LTE

This white paper discusses the evolution and capabilities of HSPA and LTE relative to other primary competing technologies. It explains how these technologies fit into the  International Telecommunications Union (ITU) roadmap that leads to  International Mobile Telecommunications-Advanced (IMT-Advanced) and beyond. 

1Q 2012: Milestones Hit Billions for Wireless Industry

in press-release, 4G Americas, 4G, HSPA, LTE

June 29 2012, BELLEVUE, Wash. – 4G Americas reports that in the first quarter of 2012 many milestones were achieved at the billion mark for the wireless industry and 3GPP technologies in particular, according to Informa Telecoms & Media. 

HSPA+LTE Carrier Aggregation

in Whitepaper, 4G Americas, Carrier Aggregation, HSPA, LTE

The evolution of both HSPA+ and LTE standards has introduced aggregation of carriers for higher data rates, better load balancing and increased spectrum utilization, and since the dawn of LTE, the standard support for radio level interworking for HSPA and LTE radios has been included.

New Wireless Broadband Applications and Devices: Understanding the Impact on Networks

in Whitepaper, Report, 4G Americas, 4G, HSPA, LTE

Mass market mobile wireless applications and devices for the subscribers have exploded in recent years.  The proliferation of new applications, devices and services has led to increased signaling and data traffic flowing through HSPA and LTE mobile broadband networks. 

Using the Nation’s Airwaves More Efficiently – Key Priority for Federal Spectrum Working Group

in press-release, 4G Americas, 4G, LTE

April 25 2012, BELLEVUE, Wash.  – 4G Americas, a wireless industry trade association representing the 3GPP family of wireless technologies including HSPA and LTE mobile broadband, commends Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Ranking Member Anna Eshoo (D-CA) on today’s formation of a Federal Spectrum Working Group to examine how the federal government can use the na

Delivering Voice Using HSPA

in Whitepaper, 4G Americas, HSPA, LTE

This 4G Americas white paper describes the technological features that are being developed for Voice over HSPA (VoHSPA) and recent simulations that substantiate the anticipated benefits of VoHSPA.

100 Million HSPA Mobile Broadband Connections in North America

in press-release, 4G Americas, HSPA, LTE

March 14 2012, BELLEVUE, Wash. – 4G Americas reports that HSPA mobile broadband technologies in North America passed 100 million connections by the end of 2011, based on data from Informa Telecoms & Media.

The Benefits of Using LTE in Digital Dividend Spectrum

in Whitepaper, 4G Americas, 4G, LTE

This 4G Americas white paper outlines the key advantages of using the Digital Dividend spectrum for mobile broadband, particularly LTE technology, to encourage regulato

The Evolution of HSPA: The 3GPP Standards Progress for Fast Mobile Broadband Using HSPA+

in Whitepaper, 3GPP, 4G Americas, HSPA, LTE

The 4G Americas  white paper explains that as 3GPP specifications evolve, their advanced features help to further the capabilities of today’s modern mobile broadba

HSPA Technology Standards Could Deliver Up to 336 Mbps Speeds

in press-release, 4G Americas, HSPA, LTE

October 25 2011, BELLEVUE, Wash. – The explosive growth of wireless data usage is driving the continuing evolution of today’s mobile broadband networks.