LTE-Advanced

AT&T Preps for 5G, Doubles LTE Speed in More Than 100 New Markets

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AT&T 5G Evolution

As part of 5G Evolution strategy, AT&T continues to evolve it's LTE network and has announced  117 new markets which will have theoretical peak speeds of up to 400 megabits per second for capable devices using  LTE Advanced features like 256 QAM, 4x4 MIMO, and 3-way carrier aggregation. 

Turkcell and Huawei Complete LTE Spectrum Coordination on a Commercial Network

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Huawei

Turkcell and Huawei have completed LTE Spectrum coordination on Antalya's commercial LTE network with Huawei’s latest eRAN13.1 solution. This solution enables coordination between high and low LTE bands to realize channel selection based on a user’s experience and maximize user throughput. 

Continental, Ericsson, Nissan, NTT DOCOMO, OKI and Qualcomm to Host Cellular C-V2X Trials in Japan

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Qualcomm C-V2X Reference Design

Continental, Ericsson, Nissan, NTT DOCOMO, OKI, and Qualcomm plan to carry out their first Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) trials in Japan. The objective is to validate and demonstrate the benefits of C-V2X using direct communication technology defined by the 3GPP Release 14 specifications. 

T-Mobile Launches Narrowband IoT Plans

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T-Mobile NB IoT

T-Mobile USA has launched narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) plan for $6 per year. T-Mobile launched NB-IoT last October and plans to launch the technology nationwide by mid-year. T-Mobile also announced that the company has certified new NB-IoT modules from u-blox and Sierra Wireless for use on its network.

AT&T Plans 5G Evolution with LTE-Advanced Features in Minneapolis

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AT&T 5G Evolution

AT&T has announced the launch of 5G Evolution in parts of Minneapolis in the coming months. As part of 5G Evolution, the operator will upgrade the network that includes LTE Advanced features like 256 QAM, 4x4 MIMO, and 3-way carrier aggregation.

T-Mobile More Than Doubles LTE Advanced Coverage

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T-Mobile Store

T-Mobile more than doubles its LTE Advanced footprint to 920+ markets across USA. In addition, the operator announced Gigabit Class LTE readiness with a combination of three speed-boosting technologies carrier aggregation, 4X4 MIMO and 256 QAM that is available in 430 of those markets.

SmarTone, Ericsson Testing FDD Massive MIMO

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SmarTone

Hong Kong's mobile network operator SmarTone and Ericsson are trialing FDD (Frequency Division Duplex) Massive MIMO (Multiple Input, Multiple Output) technology as part of the operator’s network evolution plan towards 5G.

Verizon and Ericsson to Deploy Massive MIMO in Irvine

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Verizon Wireless

Verizon and Ericsson have announced the completion of their first deployment of FDD (Frequency Division Duplexing) Massive MIMO (Multiple Input – Multiple Output) on Verizon’s wireless network in Irvine, CA.  

Huawei Announces 5G-oriented Mobile Bearer Solution X-Haul

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Huawei

Huawei has launched 5G-oriented mobile bearer solution X-Haul to support operators' 5G service expansion and help operators build end-to-end 5G networks.

SLT Trials Pre-5G LTE Advanced Pro Technology in Sri Lanka

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SLT Pre-5G Field Test

Sri Lanka’s national network operator, Sri Lanka Telecom, together with Huawei Technologies, has successfully carried out a comprehensive field trial of Pre-5G LTE Advanced Pro technology, laying the groundwork for the next generation of broadband technologies.

SK Telecom Launches Five-band Carrier Aggregation and 4X4 MIMO

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Roadmap for SK Telecom’s 4.5G network speed

SK Telecom has launched commercial five-band Carrier Aggregation (CA) and 4X4 MIMO, which are key technologies of LTE-A Pro. Five-band CA is a core LTE-A Pro technology that enhances data transmission speed and performance by aggregating five component carriers. 

SK Telecom Demonstrates LTE-Advanced Five- Band Carrier Aggregation on its Commercial Network

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SK Telecom - LTE-Advanced Five- Band Carrier Aggregation

SK Telecom has successfully tested LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) five-band carrier aggregation (CA) on its commercial network. SK Telecom’s bandwidth resources as of February 2017 are 10MHz bandwidth in the 800MHz band, 20MHz bandwidth in the 1.8GHz band, 10MHz bandwidth in the 2.1GHz band, 10MHz + 20 MHz bandwidths in the 2.6Ghz band.

Cobham partners with China Mobile for dual connectivity demo at Mobile World Congress

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The LTE-Advanced dual connectivity trial marks major milestone in 5G roadmap, supporting operators and improving customer experience

Smart Expanding Network to Improve LTE Coverage and Quality in Metro Manila

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Smart Communications LTE

PLDT mobile unit Smart Communications is undertaking a major network expansion in Metro Manila over the next three months, to improve the coverage and quality of its LTE service.

T-Mobile Increases 4G LTE Capacity in DC by Nearly 1,000%

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T-Mobile

U.S. carrier T-Mobile have announced permanent increase of 4G LTE capacity in the areas surrounding the National Mall by nearly 1,000% since last year carrier ahead of Presidential Inauguration.