LTE-Advanced

Bouygues Telecom to Offer LTE-Advanced Services in France

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Bouygues Telecom

French telecom operator Bouygues Telecom has announced commercial launch of LTE-Advanced network in Lyon, Bordeaux, Grenoble, Vanves, Issy-les-Moulineaux, Malakoff and Rosny-sous-Bois. Additionally, Operator plans to roll out LTE-Advanced in France's 16 biggest towns and cities from this September.

4G Americas: Launches of Release 12 LTE-Advanced Could Hit 40 by 2014 End

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LTE-Advanced

There are 300 commercial LTE networks now in 107 countries and 350 commercial LTE networks are anticipated by the end of 2014, reports 4G Americas. Additionally, LTE-Advanced is now commercially deployed on 9 networks in 7 countries worldwide, with those numbers expected to reach 40 networks by year-end 2014.

Nokia and SK Telecom Demonstrate 3.78 Gbps Using TDD-FDD Carrier Aggregation

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NSN Flexi BTS

Nokia and SK Telecom have reached a throughput speed of 3.78 Gbps by aggregating 10 spectrum frequencies allocated for both LTE variants for a 200 MHz of bandwidth. Earlier Nokia has demonstrated 2.6 Gbps TD-LTE throughput in February 2014 with US operator Sprint.

300 Commercial LTE Network Launches Worldwide

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300 Commercial LTE Network Launches

A recent GSA report confirms 300 commercial LTE network launches in 107 countries. 35 4G LTE networks have launched so far in 2014. The total number of commercial LTE networks is expected to exceed 350 before the end of this year. Recent commercial LTE launches include Bulgaria, Taiwan and Vanuatu. LTE is now available in 31 i.e.

LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation

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See how different spectrum assets can be combined together to deliver higher data rates, more capacity and better alignment for asymmetric traffic to deliver a better user experience.

LG Uplus and Huawei Complete Commercial Trial of 3 Different Band Carrier Aggregation

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LTE-Advanced

Huawei and South Korea's mobile operator LG Uplus have jointly completed a commercial network field trail of 3 different band Carrier Aggregation (3CC CA). LG Uplus currently has 7.5 million LTE subscribers across three commercial LTE network bandwidths of 800 MHz, 2100 MHz and 2600 MHz. 

Talking LTE/LTE-A and 5G with 4G Americas

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RCR Wireless News spoke with Chris Pearson, President of 4G Americas, to gather some insight into current LTE deployment plans, the move by wireless carriers to LTE-Advanced and on the beginning stages of "5G" development.

T-Mobile Introduces Voice over LTE in Seattle

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U.S. carrier T-Mobile has launched Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service in the Seattle area. Operator is initially offering VoLTE service over existing LG G Flex and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Light devices. 

Telstra, Ericsson Demonstrate 450Mbps Speed with LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation

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Australian mobile operator Telstra has announced successful live demonstration of 450Mbps network speed using LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation across a trial combination of 1800MHz and 2600MHz bands.

China Mobile Certifies Ericsson's LTE Advanced Modem

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Ericsson's M7450

China Mobile has fully tested and certified Ericsson's M7450 5-mode modem chipset for use in China Mobile's network. Ericsson's M7450 covers five access technologies: TD-LTE, LTE FDD, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA and GSM.  The LTE Advanced multimode modem targets smartphones, tablets and other connected devices.

SK Telecom Expands 2.1GHz Base Stations to Commercialize 3 Band LTE-Advanced Networks

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South Korea's SK Telecom has started expanding installation of base stations to use 10MHz bandwidth from 2.1GHz band for LTE from May 7 in certain areas in Seoul, Gwangju and Busan. The company already built an LTE test-bed for 2.1GHz band in Busan last February.

Huawei Completes 300 Mbps LTE-A Category 6 Test

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Huawei has announced the successful completion of a LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Category 6 connectivity test with download speeds reaching up to 300 Mbps. This test was jointly completed with Qualcomm Technologies.

Magyar Telekom, Ericsson Demonstrate LTE-Advanced in Hungary

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LTE-Advanced

Hungary’s telecommunication service provider Magyar Telekom demonstrated LTE-Advanced technology, jointly with Ericsson, on its test network in Budapest. Operator tested today at Telekom’s headquarters in Budapest the bandwidth that can be implemented by the LTE-Advanced.

Huawei and China Mobile Verify Key TD-LTE-Advanced Technologies in Field Tests

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Huawei

Huawei and China Mobile have verified multiple core TD-LTE-Advanced technologies including FDD/TDD Carrier Aggregation, MSA, 256QAM, inter-site CoMP, and MU-MIMO in a field test conducted at Chengdu Electronic Technology University. 

Huawei and LG Uplus to Deploy OTN for LTE-Advanced CPRI Backhaul

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South Korea's mobile service provider LG Uplus and Huawei will deploy WDM/OTN technology for common public radio interface (CPRI) backhaul on LG UpLus's LTE-Advanced network.