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Nokia Networks, Ooredoo Qatar, China Mobile Demonstrate 4.1 Gbps Speed at ITU Telecom World 2014

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At the ITU Telecom World 2014, Nokia Networks, Ooredoo Qatar and China Mobile showcased a speed of 4.1 Gbps over TDD-FDD LTE. Supported by the Global TD-LTE Initiative, the speed was achieved by combining TDD- and FDD-LTE spectrums and aggregating 10 carriers with 200 MHz bandwidth.

Three UK Now Has Over 3 Million 4G Customers

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Three UK has 3.1 million 4G customers now, just 10-months on from its commercial launch, representing over a third of Three’s 8 million customers. Three began enabling customers in March with all subscribers eligible to access 4G at no extra cost.

T-Mobile Boosts LTE Speed by 50% in San Diego

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U.S. carrier T-Mobile today announced that San Diego, CA is the latest area to get up to a 50% increase in LTE mobile speeds from a Wideband LTE upgrade. In addition, LTE customers in the Carlsbad area are also experiencing super-fast download speeds.

M1 Rolls Out Nationwide LTE-Advanced Network in Singapore

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Singapore's telecom service provider M1 has launched nationwide LTE-Advanced network, doubling download speeds for customers to up to 300Mbps. All existing and new mobile customers with devices that support the LTE-A technology will be able to access faster download speeds.

Vodafone Launches 4G+ Service in Ireland

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Vodafone Ireland has introduced 4G+ technology with data speeds of up to 150Mbps in Ireland. Vodafone customers in Waterford city will have 4G+ access from 1st December, while Cork, Dublin and Limerick cities will be switched on by the end of December.

DiGi Launches LTE Service in Sabah, Malaysia

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Malaysian operator DiGi Telecommunications (DiGi) launched 4G LTE services in Kota Kinabalu. The company plans to complete its LTE rollout for the year by strengthening its network in East Malaysia.

Airtel Deploys LTE Network in Seychelles with Ericsson

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Airtel has partnered with Ericsson to deploy a new, nationwide LTE 800 MHz network Seychelles. LTE network is to be commercially launched this year and utilizes Ericsson LTE core and access equipment and services. 

Telstra Launches 4GX Mobile Service in Melbourne

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Telstra 4GX

Australian operator Telstra switched on 4GX service today in Melbourne with typical mobile download speeds up to 2 to 100Mbps for customers with compatible devices.

IBM and Ericsson Collaborate on 5G Antenna Designs

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Ericsson MINI-LINK

Ericsson and IBM announced today a collaboration to jointly research phased-array antenna designs for 5G to provide data speeds orders of magnitude faster than what is available currently.

LG Uplus, Nokia Networks Trial Intelligent Network Platform in LTE network

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Korea’s telecommunication operator LG Uplus has completed a three-month long trial of its Intelligent Network Platform (INP). Nokia’s radio technology, Liquid Applications and professional services were used in the trial.

Ericsson and Qualcomm Complete LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation IOT

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Ericsson and Qualcomm have completed inter-company interoperability testing of LTE Category 9 connectivity, with download speeds of up to 450 Mbps. Testing was conducted using Ericsson's LTE-Advanced network infrastructure and QTI's next-generation LTE-Advanced modem.  

Vodafone Switches On LTE-Advanced in Melbourne

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Vodafone Australia has launched 4G+ (LTE Advanced) network across Melbourne.

Alcatel-Lucent to Deploy LTE Mobile Broadband for AINMT in Scandinavia

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Alcatel-Lucent is to deploy 4G LTE and IP networking solutions throughout Scandinavia for AINMT Holdings AB. The company will initially roll-out a complete mobile broadband access network for ice.net in Norway, Net 1 in Sweden and Denmark.

SK Telecom Enables 2G and 3G Service Using LTE Network

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South Korea's operator SK Telecom has successfully commercialized 2G and 3G services through LTE network. Named ‘2G/3G over LTE,’ the technology enhances the stability of 2G/3G mobile networks by utilizing LTE network as backhaul instead of fixed-line 2G/3G infrastructure. 

SaskTel Deploys Openwave Mobility’s Smart User Repository (SUR) to Manage LTE Demand

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Openwave Mobility today announced that SaskTel, Canada’s service communications provider, has successfully deployed the company’s Smart User Repository (SUR) on its network in order to unify and simplify management of its subscriber data.