1Q 2012: Milestones Hit Billions for Wireless Industry

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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

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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

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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. 

Mindspeed to Demonstrate Small Cell Base Station Technology Leadership at Mobile Asia Expo

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NEW PORT BEACH, Calif.--Jun. 15, 2012-- Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSPD), the leader in technology for small cells, today announced that the company will be exhibiting at the 2012 Mobile Asia Expo from June 20-22, 2012 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Shanghai, China.

Delivering Voice Using HSPA

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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

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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.

T-Mobile USA Begins Network Transformation in 2012 with LTE Launch Planned for 2013

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T-Mobile USA plans to invest $4 billion in network modernization and 4G evolution effort, which will improve its existing voice and data coverage and pave the way for LTE service in 2013. Operator's LTE roadmap assumes successful refarming of spectrum and regulatory approval of AT&T break-up spectrum transfer. 

Everything Everywhere Ready to Roll Out LTE in 2012

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Everything Everywhere

UK’s Everything Everywhere has outlined the path toward the roll out of 4G LTE. Subject to regulatory approval by the spring, operator is ready to roll out 4G this year. Everything Everywhere has planned 4G LTE trials using 1800MHz band in Bristol from April.

Qualcomm Adds New Gobi Platform Family to Support Multiple LTE Bands

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Gobi - Qualcomm

Qualcomm has introduced fifth generation Gobi embedded data connectivity reference platform for mobile devices. Based on Gobi LTE wireless baseband modems, the MDM9615 and MDM9215 support fast LTE connectivity on FDD and TDD networks with backwards compatibility to both HSPA+ and EV-DO networks.

Renesas Mobile Launches Integrated LTE Triple-Mode Platform

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Renesas Mobile

Advanced semiconductor solutions supplier, Renesas Mobile has introduced MP5232, a single-chip dual 1.5GHz core communications processor to enable OEMs to accelerate the creation and delivery of high volume LTE/HSPA+ capable smartphones, tablets and mobile Internet devices.

Nokia Siemens Networks to upgrade GSM and HSPA networks of T-Mobile, Orange in Poland

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Nokia Siemens Networks

Nokia Siemens Networks has been selected as one of the vendors to deploy and upgrade GSM and HSPA networks of T-Mobile Poland and Orange Poland. This upgrade will enable radio network sharing and prepare them for LTE.

3GPP Release 10 and Beyond - HSPA+, SAE/LTE and LTE-Advanced - Update

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This 4G Americas document is an updated version of the February 2011 white paper and includes a new Appendix A: Detailed Member Progress and Plans on Release 99 through Release 10 and updated deployment and subscriber information.

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62 commercial networks support DC-HSPA+, drives HSPA investments

451 commercial HSPA operators in 174 countries

Despite faster operator commitments for LTE deployment, HSPA investments are not slowing down. Confirming that HSPA+ is quickly expanding, GSA reports that a total of 241 operators have committed to HSPA+ network deployments, representing an increase of over 62% in the past year. HSPA+ networks are being deployed in 106 countries, 39 countries more than a year ago.

Improved mobile broadband coverage, faster data speeds for Polkomtel subscribers

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Warsaw, Poland – December 22, 2011, Polkomtel S.A., Poland’s leading mobile operator, now offers improved mobile broadband services with better indoor coverage and wide

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

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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