Sprint Expands LTE Network into 22 New Cities

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U.S. operator Sprint announced expansion of its 4G LTE network in 22 new cities including Miami, New Orleans, Raleigh, N.C., and Tampa, Fla. Sprint's LTE network is now serving 110 markets nationwide and expects to provide 200 million people with LTE by the end of 2013.

AT&T Continues to Expand LTE Network

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AT&T continues to expand LTE coverage in existing markets and has now switched on its 4G LTE service in 17 new markets this week. With this expansion AT&T 4G LTE is now available in 278 markets.

Vodafone Australia Launches LTE Network

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Vodafone Australia has switched on 4G LTE network in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Newcastle and Wollongong as announced earlier. Vodafone holds 2 X 20MHz contiguous spectrum and has demonstrated trial speeds up to 100Mbps earlier.

ERCOM Closes the Gap between Commercial LTE Networks and Lab Emulation for MNOs at LTE World Summit

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Paris, 11 June 2013 – ERCOM, the leading provider of commercial 4G LTE emulation, validation and optimization solutions, will show how Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) can close the gap between real life LTE and lab emulation, at this month’s LTE World Summit.

SpiderCloud Receives Industry Recognition For Scalable Small Cell System For Enterprise In-Building Coverage, Capacity & Services

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San Jose, California, June 10, 2013 – SpiderCloud Wireless, Inc., a leading provider of scalable small cell Enterprise Radio Access Network (E-RAN) systems sold to mobile operators, today announced it has won two major industry accolades: the Small Cell Forum Industry Award 2013 for non-residential (enterprise and public access small

Telstra 4G coverage 4 skiers

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07 June 2013 - Telstra customers headed to the snowfields in New South Wales and Victoria this ski season can now enjoy 4G coverage with Telstra switching on its super fast network in Falls Creek, Mt Hotham, Perisher and Thredbo.

Qualcomm Announces Multi-mode 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi Small Cell Solutions

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Qualcomm has introduced a family of 28 nanometer (nm) solutions, the Qualcomm FSM99xx, to enable pico, metro and enterprise small cells that are designed to enhance operators’ 3G and LTE networks. The Qualcomm FSM99xx solutions are expected to sample in the second half of 2013.

Ericsson: 4.5 Billion Smartphone Subscriptions by End of 2018

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Mobile-data traffic will continue to grow significantly in the coming years. According to latest Ericsson Mobility Report, Video makes up the largest segment of data traffic in networks, and it is expected to grow around 60 percent annually up until the end of 2018.

Vodafone UK to Launch LTE Service by the Late Summer

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Vodafone UK has announced that company is increasing investment in its network this year and preparing for the launch of 4G LTE services by the late summer. Operator expects spending increase of 50% to more than £900m in the current financial year. 

Rogers and Videotron to Build Shared LTE Network in Québec and Ottawa

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Canadian telecom operators, Videotron and Rogers have announced to build out and operate a shared LTE wireless network in the province of Québec and the Ottawa region. Rogers already have LTE footprint across Canada, including Montreal, Ottawa and Québec City. 

TeliaSonera Wins 800 MHz Spectrum in Estonia

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TeliaSonera has secured frequencies in the 800 MHz band in Estonia in a contest arranged by the Estonian Technical Surveillance Authority. Operator won 2 x 10 MHz frequencies in the 800 MHz band. According to operator, the 800 MHz frequencies will enable a faster roll-out of 4G services in Estonian rural areas. 

EE LTE Network Available in 12 More Towns Across UK

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UK operator EE has turned on LTE network in 12 additional towns across the country. With this launch, EE's 4G LTE services are now available in 74 towns and cities across the UK.

Orange Announces 4G LTE Network Launch in Switzerland

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Swiss telecom operator Orange has launched its 4G LTE network in Switzerland, earlier than originally planned. Operator is offering 4G services to all its customers, PrePay as well as PostPay, at no extra cost.

Smartphones to converge with tablets and replace games consoles

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Oxford, UK – 28 May 2013. By analysing trends, tech website S21 (http://www.s21.com) predicts that in 2014 smartphones, phablets and tablets will merge into a device with a screen size of 6 inches.

C Spire Wireless to Expand LTE Coverage in New Markets

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U.S. wireless service provider, C Spire Wireless plans to introduce LTE services in in south Alabama and northwest Florida this fall. In addition operator will expand its LTE services in Mississippi this year.