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Astellia's Nova 4G nominated for LTE Awards 2013

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Rennes, France, May 22nd 2013 - Astellia, a leading provider of mobile network and customer experience monitoring solutions, announced the nomination of its Nova 4G solution for the LTE Awards 2013 in the category ‘Best Test & Measurement LTE Product’.

Smile Communications Launches Commercial LTE Network in Tanzania

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Smile Communications Tanzania has launched the commercial 4G LTE broadband network in country after more than a year of extensive testing. In 2012, operator chose Tanzania as the first country in Africa in which to deploy its LTE network. 

TIM Brasil Awards CommProve £1.2M LTE Network Monitoring Expansion Contract

in press-release, CommProve, TIM Brasil, 4G, LTE

Dublin, IRELAND – May 15th, 2013 – CommProve, the leader in real-time cell awareness, is today announcing a LTE network monitoring expansion contract in South America with TIM Brasil worth $1.2million.

LANCOM 1780EW-4G: Business VPN router with LTE/4G and 450-Mbps WLAN

in press-release, LANCOM, WLAN, 4G, LTE

Aachen, May 15, 2013–LANCOM Systems, the German specialist for secure VPN network connectivity, presents the LANCOM 1780EW-4G, the latest addition to their range of LTE/4G cellular routers.

SingTel Launches Commercial 150Mbps LTE Service

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Singapore’s telecom operator SingTel has announced the launch of 4G mobile broadband service in country to offer speeds of up to 150Mbps. SingTel is offering new monthly Mobile Broadband 150  price plan at $59.90/month for 5GB data plan. 

Yoigo to Launch LTE Services in Spain

in News, TeliaSonera, Yoigo, 4G, LTE

TeliaSonera’s subsidiary Yoigo will launch 4G LTE services in Spain in July. The commercial launch of the 4G network for contract customers will be held on July 18 in Madrid with 405 base stations, more cities to be added later this year. 

TELUS’ 4G LTE wireless service launches in Collingwood and Wasaga Beach

in press-release, TELUS, 4G, LTE

7/5/2013 8:12:12 AM, Collingwood, ON – TELUS today announced it is offering service on Canada’s largest 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network to customers in Collingwood and Wasaga Beach.

Bhutan Telecom to Launch LTE Network in 1800 MHz Band

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Bhutan Telecom

Bhutan Telecom plans to deploy 4G LTE service capability in Thimphu. Initially, operator intends to deploy a site each in Chubachu and Motithang. It is expected that customers will be able to avail the service within 0.5-1 km radius from these sites.

AT&T Adds 17 New LTE Markets

in News, AT&T, 4G, LTE

U.S. carrier AT&T has launched its 4G LTE service in 17 new markets on April 30. Operators LTE network is now live in 207 markets. AT&T 4G LTE is expected to cover 300 million people by year-end 2014.

APAC Operator Renews Redknee Services to Support 4G Launch

in press-release, Redknee, 4G, LTE

TORONTO – May 1, 2013 Redknee (TSX:RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing and charging software and solutions for communications service providers, is pleased to announce that it has renewed a multi-million dollar services and care agreement with a leading communications service provider (CSP) in APAC.

EE Adds 12 New LTE Markets Across The UK

in News, EE, Everything Everywhere, 4G, LTE

UK’s EE has launched LTE services in 12 more towns across the UK, bringing the total number of towns and cities covered by LTE network to 62. The new LTE markets are Aylesbury, Berkhamsted, Billericay, Blackpool, Brentwood, Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Lytham St Annes, Marlow, Pontefract, Thame and Windsor.

Bouygues to Launch Commercial LTE Services on May 6

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France’s Bouygues Telecom has announced the commercial launch of its 4G LTE network in six cities on 6 May. The cities are Lyon, Strasbourg, Issy-les-Moulineaux, Vanves, Malakoff, and Toulouse. Operator will further expand LTE network in June in Lille, Douai, Lens and the Basque Coast.

BICS enables operators to make first 4G/LTE Data Roaming session over IPX in Europe

in press-release, BICS, Roaming, 4G, LTE

Brussels – Belgium, 24th April 2013: BICS, a global provider of wholesale carrier services, today announced that it enabled Tango and Belgacom Mobile to successfully perform their first 4G/LTE Data Roaming session in Europe between Belgium and Luxemburg.

LTE RAN CAPEX to Go Up by 82.4% in 2013

in Blog, ABI Research, 4G, LTE
ABI Research

In a recent report, ABI Research has announced that the spending on LTE base stations will hit US$ 12.3 billion in 2013 as countries across globe are rushing to embrace 4G technology. LTE is being deployed worldwide in both developed as well as in emerging markets.