LTE News

March 18, 2021 | Pankaj

Ericsson has been selected by Telenet as their 5G radio access network (RAN) provider, bringing wide-reaching benefits of 5G to Belgium. As part of their expanded partnership, Telenet will use Ericsson’ 5G radio access network (RAN) technologies for faster, reliable and more energy-efficient connectivity.

January 12, 2021 | Pankaj

Telecom operator Tele2 has selected Nokia to deploy Standalone (SA) 5G Core and Voice over 5G (Vo5G) to enhance its cloud infrastructure and improve data and voice connectivity for its subscribers in Sweden, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Deployment is expected to start in 2021.

December 18, 2020 | sujitg

Earlier this month, 3GPP Technical Specification Groups (TSG) announced a firm Release 17 timeline after considering the effects that e-meetings in 2020 had on the work’s progress and the pressure that cancellation of all face-to-face meetings has created.

December 9, 2020 | sujitg

Qualcomm and NTT DOCOMO have together enabled the commercialization of 5G sub-6 GHz carrier aggregation (sub6-CA) in Japan, effective immediately, to bring multi-gigabit mobile experiences to DOCOMO customers.

November 17, 2020 | Pankaj

Nokia has launched a live 5G network trial in Colombia with mobile operator Claro Colombia. The pilot will cover mobile, fixed wireless access (FWA) and corporate 5G services in 3.5GHz spectrum.

Long Term Evolution (LTE)

LTE (Long Term Evolution) is initiated by 3GPP to improve the mobile phone standard to cope with future technology evolutions and needs. 3GPP work on the Evolution of the 3G Mobile System started with the RAN Evolution Work Shop, 2 - 3 November 2004 in Toronto, Canada.

The main targets for this evolution are increased data rates, improved spectrum efficiency, improved coverage, reduced latency and packet-optimized system that support multiple Radio Access Technologies.

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