LTE-Advanced

Singtel Launches Nationwide 450Mbps Mobile Data Network

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SingTel

Singtel today launched a 450Mbps mobile network with the nationwide deployment of 4G LTE-Advanced service in Singapore. This speed enhancement is made possible by Singtel’s nationwide LTE network upgrade to support 256 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation, or 256 QAM.

5G Americas: Global LTE Connections Rise 81% Year-over-Year in Q3 2016

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LTE-Advanced

LTE continues its impressive momentum in North Americas, Latin America and throughout the world. 5G Americas reported mobile subscriber data for the third quarter of 2016 which included significant regional milestones for LTE according to data and forecasts by Ovum. Global LTE connections rose 81 percent year-over-year in the third quarter. 

Vodafone, Ericsson and Qualcomm Test LTE Carrier Aggregation of Licensed and Unlicensed Bands on Commercial Network

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Ericsson RBS 6402 Indoor Picocell

Ericsson, with Vodafone and Qualcomm, today conducted live testing of advanced LTE Carrier Aggregation (CA) of LTE in licensed and unlicensed bands on a commercial mobile network.

Nokia Networks Signs TD-LTE-Advanced Deal with China Mobile

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Nokia

Nokia Networks has been commissioned to provide its latest TD-LTE-Advanced technology to China Mobile. Operator plans to deploy one million TD-LTE base stations by the end of 2015.

Dhiraagu Launches LTE-Advanced Service in Maldives

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Dhiraagu

Maldives telecommunications service provider, Dhiraagu has commercially launched the LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) technology in country. Dhiraagu customers must ensure that their handsets have LTE Cat6 support with Carrier Aggregation feature using the band 3 (1800MHz) and band 7 (2600Mhz).

Understanding the Interference Mitigation Techniques

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Interference is inherent to any LTE-A HetNet deployment; LTE-A offers a variety of complex and advanced techniques at both the network and the device level to mitigate this interference. 

Nokia Networks, Shanghai Mobile Demonstrate TD-LTE-Advanced Small Cell Carrier Aggregation

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LTE-Advanced

Shanghai Mobile, a subsidiary of China Mobile, has deployed the intraband TD-LTE-Advanced small cell carrier aggregation in its commercial network. The technology is being shown live at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2015 using Nokia Flexi Zone Base Station

Ericsson and Vodafone Implement FDD/TDD Carrier Aggregation in Commercial Network

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Ericsson

Vodafone is implementing LTE FDD/TDD carrier aggregation in commercial network in Portugal, anticipating wider terminal availability later this year. This move will allow the operator to combine the best characteristics of LTE FDD and TDD modes. 

Nokia Networks, Zain KSA Complete Carrier Aggregation Project

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Nokia

Nokia Networks and Zain KSA today announced their successful completion of a pilot project using carrier aggregation to combine FDD-LTE bands 1800 and 2100 MHz. Conducted in the western region recently as part of Zain KSA’s network enhancement project.

Design challenges for handset power amplifiers due to LTE-Advanced

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3GPP Release 10, better known as the first release of LTE-Advanced, has added several features that impact uplink transmission. This creates some design and test challenges for power amplifiers that go into modern smartphones or tablets. This webinar discusses the added features, analyzes design implications and explains how to overcome these challenges.

HKT and Huawei Demonstrate LTE-A 450Mbps Solution in Hong Kong

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Huawei

HKT and Huawei have successfully demonstrated an IP-RAN based LTE-A 450Mbps solution (3 FDD Carrier Aggregation) in Hong Kong.

Sisvel Expands the Scope of its LTE Patent Pool

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Sisvel

Sisvel has expanded the scope of its LTE patent pool to offer patent licenses covering all LTE and LTE-Advanced specifications, representing comprehensive coverage of the latest versions of the 4G standard for mobile communications.  

Overcoming High Deployment Costs of Enterprise Sync

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This webinar reviews the importance of phase timing and how best that can be achieved for indoor small cells.

Huawei Announces 3.5GHz TDD LTE-Advanced Device

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Huawei's 3.5GHz TDD LTE-A Device

Huawei released a 3.5GHz CAT6 LTE-A device at the 3.5GHz LTE TDD Roundtable at MWC 2015. The device, supporting 2 carrier aggregation with total downlink speed of over 220Mbps, represents the end-to-end commercialization of LTE-A at the 3.5GHz band, according to Huawei.

DNA Testing LTE-Advanced with Omnitele

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DNA Tests LTE-Advanced

Finland's mobile service provider DNA is testing LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) technology with Omnitele in a small cluster of DNA’s commercial 4G LTE network. The average bitrate over a short drive test run was 207 Mbps. The highest measured value peaked to 270 Mbps. Tests were conducted in a practical live network.