Clearwire TDD-LTE Initial Market Launches Scheduled for Early 2013

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US carrier Clearwire has planned TDD-LTE Network for high demand "Hot Zones" in 31 Markets. New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Seattle will be among the 31 cities where the company will launch its LTE network during the first half of 2013. The company will announce the additional cities where it will launch TDD-LTE service at a later date. 

Nokia Siemens Networks strengthens TD-LTE portfolio with 1.9GHz support

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Hangzhou, China – April 19, 2012 - Nokia Siemens Networks is extending its TD-LTE (time division duplex long term evolution) technology to support the 1.9GHz frequency bands. The move allows operators to use existing 1.9GHz spectrum allocations to provide TD-LTE services.

458 million dual-mode LTE devices activated by 2016


Maravedis-Rethink projects 458 million dual-mode (TD-LTE + FDD-LTE) devices activated by 2016, according to the latest research report titled "Global 4G Device Forecast 2012-2016."

Bharti Airtel Launches TD-LTE Services in India

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Indian Telco Bharti Airtel has launched 4G  TD-LTE mobile services in Kolkata. Operator plans to roll out 4G services soon in the other three circles of Karnataka, Punjab and Maharashtra (excluding Mumbai). Airtel has selected ZTE to plan, design, supply and deploy its TD-LTE network in Kolkata. 

Bharti Airtel Appoints ZTE to Supply, Manage 4G Network in Kolkata

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5 April 2012, Shenzhen, China– Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa has selected ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions to plan, design, supply and deploy its 4G network in Kolkata.  The forthcoming launch of 4G

Airtel Likely to Launch 4G in Kolkata This Month

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Indian telecom service provider Bharti Airtel is set to launch 4G services in Kolkata this month. "It will be launched this month in Kolkata," Bharti Airtel CEO Sanjay Kapoor said when asked about launch of 4G services by the company on sidelines of GSMA event here, reports Financial Express.

Nokia Siemens Networks to expand STC TD-LTE network

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Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has selected Nokia Siemens Networks to upgrade its nationwide GSM and 3G networks and expand its commercial 4G TD-LTE network. According to company, Nokia Siemens Networks is now responsible for building one-third of STC’s nationwide 4G network.

ZTE Unveils World’s First High-Power 3.5GHz TD-LTE Base Station

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20 March 2012, Shenzhen, China – ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, today released the world’s first 3.5GHz high-power TD-LTE distributed base station.

ZTE to upgrade Hi3G's network in Sweden

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Hi3G has awarded a contract to ZTE to deliver the next stage of the LTE infrastructure network as it builds out the LTE TDD/FDD dual-mode network in Sweden. Under new contract, ZTE will deliver the SDR-based infrastructure equipment to upgrade the operator's 3G network in Sweden.

PCTEL Announces SeeGull MX TD-LTE Scanning Receiver

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BLOOMINGDALE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PCTEL, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCTI), a leader in antenna and scanning receiver solutions, announced today the release of the SeeGull® MX scanning receiver with TD-LTE measurement capability and Layer 3 message reporting. The SeeGull MX is a precisely calibrated drive test and in-building walk-test tool for wireless networks.

UK Broadband launches commercial TD-LTE in UK

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UK Broadband (UKB) has switched on its first 4G TD-LTE system in London using 3.5GHz spectrum. UKB is deploying its network using Huawei’s TD-LTE solution.

Airtel selects NSN to manage TD-LTE network in Maharashtra, India

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Indian telecom service provider, Bharti Airtel has selected Nokia Siemens Networks to build and operate its TD-LTE network in Maharashtra, one of the country’s largest telecom circles. The launch of commercial TD-LTE services is planned later this year. Bharti Airtel will deploy its TD-LTE network in the 2.3 GHz frequency band.

ZTE and 3 Sweden Demo TD-LTE at MWC

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ZTE and 3 Sweden today presented a live interactive video demonstration using TD-LTE technology at Mobile World Congress 2012. The ZTE booth at the Barcelona is connected with a 3 Sweden store in Stockholm for this demo.

China Mobile and Alcatel-Lucent Agree on lightRadio Architecture Co-creation

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Alcatel-Lucent and China Mobile have signed a co-creation agreement under which teams from the two companies are conducting joint development and test activities on a series of lightRadio projects at Alcatel-Lucent’s Stuttgart lab. This collaboration will speed the introduction of the lightRadio product prototype to the second half of the year.

ZTE Launches Industry First TD-LTE Pico Base Station at MWC 2012

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27 February 2012, Shenzhen, China – ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions, today launched an industry first, next-generation TD-LTE multi-mode Pico base station at Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.