Telecom New Zealand to Launch 4G Network on 12 November

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Telecom New Zealand

Telecom New Zealand will launch 4G network on 12 November in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. 4G service will be available to both prepaid and pay-monthly customers at no additional cost on Telecom’s current plans. 

Celcite Launches Celcite SON 3.5 Self-Optimizing Network Solution

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Herndon, VA, USA: October 1, 2013 – Celcite, the world’s most advanced and experienced provider of self-optimizing network / self-organizing network (SON) and automated network management solutions to mobile network operators, announced that is has launched Celcite SON 3.5.

BASE Company Launches LTE Network in Belgium

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Belgium's mobile operator BASE Company has launched 4G LTE network in country. BASE customers can now use 4G in 15 cities. According to operator, more cities will be added soon. BASE customers with an unlimited tariff plan as of B-39 are automatically offered 4G in their existing package.

Telstra, GSMA and GSA Promote APT700 Spectrum Band for 4G Networks

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Australia's Telstra, GSMA and GSA have launched a major promotion of the APT700 spectrum band for 4G networks. The band is already identified for use in markets covering more than two billion people. The new campaign will highlight further the many socio-economic benefits of greater global alignment around this band.

Astellia seals 4G deal with Orange Moldova

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Rennes, France, September 19th 2013 - Astellia, leading provider of network and subscriber intelligence for mobile operators, confirmed today that it has been selected by Orange Moldova to support their 4G mobile network quality enhancements starting at the early field trials throughout the current commercial deployment.

Celcite Highlights Self-Optimizing Network (SON) Solution at Middle East Com 2013

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Herndon, VA, USA:  September 16, 2013 – Celcite, the world’s most advanced and experienced provider of self-optimizing network / self-organizing network (SON) and automated network management solutions to mobile network operators, will be highlighting its SON solutions to mobile operators in the Middle East at Middle East Com 2013.

AT&T LTE Now Available in 400 Markets

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AT&T LTE Live in 400 Markets

US carrier AT&T has now 4G LTE network live in 400 markets covering nearly 240 million people. AT&T today launched its LTE network in Alexander City, Ala.; Concord, N.H.; and Jamestown, N.Y.

Alcatel-Lucent and CNT Deploy LTE Network in Ecuador

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Ecuador's mobile operator Corporacion Nacional de Telecomunicaciones (CNT) has selected Alcatel-Lucent to deploy 4G LTE network in Ecuador. CNT is deploying Alcatel-Lucent’s LTE solution to provide 4G connectivity to   cities of Guayaquil, Cuenca, Machala and Loja,

Spectranet Launches LTE Wireless Internet Services in Nigeria

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Nigeria’s National Internet Services Provider, Spectranet Limited has launched 4G LTE Internet Wireless Broadband Network in the country. Operator's LTE Wireless Broadband Network is initially available across Lagos. 

BICS’s IPX platform connects LTE services across three continents

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Brussels – Belgium, 5 September 2013: BICS, a global provider of wholesale carrier services, today announced its IPX platform has enabled Rogers, Swisscom and SK Telecom to perform LTE roaming over IPX between countries in Europe, North America and Asia, confirming its role as a leading provider of LTE roaming solutions.

Telefonica Spain Selects Alcatel-Lucent to Deliver LTE Network Overlay

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Alcatel-Lucent has signed a contract with Telefónica, to become a reference supplier for its 4G LTE network in Spain, company announced today. Under the agreement, Alcatel-Lucent will deploy some 8,000 4G LTE base stations and the 5620 Service Aware Manager (5620 SAM).

Vodafone and O2 Launch LTE Networks in UK

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UK operators Vodafone and O2 have launched their commercial LTE services in country today. Vodafone's LTE network is currently available in London where as O2's LTE network is available in London, Leeds and Bradford. 

Swisscom Coverage Reaches 60% of Swiss Population

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Switzerland based mobile operator Swisscom has announced that 60 per cent of the Swiss population already have access to operator's LTE network at some 300 locations across the country. According to Swisscom, around half a million its customers already use 4G LTE – second only to Sweden in Europe. 

AT&T Launches 13 New 4G LTE Markets

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AT&T has announced the launch of LTE network in 13 new markets across the US including Stockton, Topeka, Mt. Sterling, Zanesville, Coeur D'Alene, Medford-Ashland, Kirksville and Portsmouth. operator also has expanded in several existing markets.