DOCOMO Develops LTE-compatible Multi-Band Indoor Base Station & Antenna

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TOKYO, JAPAN, November 21, 2013 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, announced today that it has developed an indoor multi-band base station and antenna that are newly compatible with the 1.5 and 1.7 GHz frequency bands for extra-high-speed LTE network service offering a maximum downlink o

Qualcomm Introduces 3G/LTE Multimode Modem and RF Transceiver Chip

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Qualcomm has announced its fourth-generation 3G/LTE multimode solutions with the newest modem chipset, the Qualcomm® Gobi™ 9x35, and RF transceiver chip, the Qualcomm WTR3925, designed for 4G LTE Advanced mobile broadband connectivity.

NSN Launches TD-LTE 8-pipe Radio Module for Band 41

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Nokia Solutions and Networks has launched a TD-LTE 8-pipe radio module for Band 41 spectrum. 3GPP Band 41 covers 194 MHz of LTE TDD spectrum in the 2496 MHz to 2690 MHz range. The new base station component supports up to 120 MHz of channel bandwidth and 160 Watts transmission power. 

Telstra Switches on 3000th 4G Tower, Introduces 4G Advanced Hotspot

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Telstra Wi-Fi 4G Advanced

Australia's Telstra has switched on its 3,000th 4G base station in Dalby Queensland today. In addition, operator has introduced the Telstra Wi-Fi 4G Advanced , a battery-powered mobile hotspot that can operate continuously for up to 10 hours and share a 4G connection with up to ten devices at once.

Zain Kuwait Plans to Launch Commercial LTE-Advanced Network

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Zain Kuwait has announced plans to launch a commercial LTE-Advanced network in Kuwait in collaboration with technology partner Huawei. The rollout will see Zain Kuwait and Huawei activate over 100 LTE-A cell sites during a first phase,

EE Switches on LTE-Advanced Network in UK

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UK operator EE has switched on LTE-Advanced network today. It will initially cover London’s Tech City, with companies in the area being selected to access it first. EE has selected Huawei as its technology partner for this network. The LTE-Advanced be rolled out across London throughout 2014

Intel's 4G LTE Modem Now Commercially Available

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Earlier this week Intel announced the commercial availability of its multimode, multiband 4G LTE solution. Intel's XMM 7160 LTE modem is now shipping in the 4G version of the Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 (10.1) which is available in Asia and Europe.

NSN Wins Sprint Deal for TDD LTE Roll-out

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Nokia Solutions and Networks has signed a new contract with Sprint for the deployment of TDD LTE across its 2.5 GHz spectrum, which will increase its high-speed data capacity as part of Sprint’s large-scale U.S. roll-out. 

NSN Announces Enhanced Voice Call Continuity for VoLTE, Increased LTE Data Rates

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Nokia Solutions and Networks has launched voice call continuity (VCC) to complement Voice over LTE (VoLTE) by enabling seamless handovers to 2G or 3G networks. According to company, the enhanced solution optimizes VoLTE network connection quality and control with better bearer switching and shorter delay.

Anite Announces Commercial LTE-A Carrier Aggregation Network Testing Solution

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Wireless network measurement solutions provider Anite has announced a commercial LTE-A and carrier aggregation (“CA”) testing solution for mobile network operators and network infrastructure vendors. Using the Nemo Outdoor, operators can monitor the performance and quality of their LTE-A networks.

SK Telecom Begins Offering LTE Service in 1.8GHz Spectrum

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SK Telecom

South Korea's SK Telecom has begun offering LTE service using wider bandwidth in the 1.8 GHz spectrum today and plans to rapidly expand the service to the entire Seoul area by the end of October 2013.

Alcatel-Lucent to Deploy Mobile Backhaul Network for SK Telecom’s LTE-Advanced Service

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Alcatel-Lucent has announced that it will deploy an IP-based mobile backhaul network to support LTE-Advanced services for Korea’s mobile operator SK Telecom. The Internet Protocol/Multiprotocol Label Switching-based (IP/MPLS) mobile backhaul solution, to be deployed in October, will link SK Telecom cell sites. 

Leading American mobile operator adopts Anite’s LTE-Advanced interoperability test cases

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Fleet, Hampshire, UK – 24 September, 2013 – Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, today announced that a leading American mobile operator has implemented Anite test scripts for the qualification of LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) devices in its rigorous acceptance programme.

Anite streamlines LTE-Advanced device testing

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Fleet, Hampshire, UK – 17 September, 2013 – Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, today announced that it has launched LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Scenario Mode capability in its Development Toolset.