WiMAX News

  • September 17, 2014 | sujitg

    Philippines' telecommunications company Globe Telecom has awarded a LTE contract to Alcatel-Lucent for transformation of wireless network infrastructure in the Philippine regions of Visayas and Mindanao, upgrading it from WiMax to LTE-TDD and LTE-FDD ultra-broadband access technologies.

  • September 24, 2013 | sujitg

    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. 

  • June 18, 2013 | Pankaj

    Bulgarian telecom operator Max Telecom has picked Nokia Siemens Networks as the main vendor to provide equipment for its LTE network. Operator plans to launch LTE mobile internet services in Q4 2013.

  • December 26, 2012 | sujitg

    Internet service provider Menatelecom has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Huawei to deploy its LTE network in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Earlier this month company has approved the investment into the LTE wireless network to be deployed in the country. 

  • September 19, 2012 | sujitg

    Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has launched LTE services in most of Moscow and 40 population centers in Moscow regions. Nokia Siemens Networks announced that it is the sole vendor for the TD-LTE network launch and a range of comprehensive services.

  • September 1, 2012 | Pankaj

    Russian operator Scartel (Yota)  has launched its LTE network in St Petersburg on 31 August. The launch was preceded by testing of LTE network earlier in the month of August that required service interruptions for existing WiMAX devices.

  • May 16, 2012 | sujitg

    Russian operator Yota (Scartel) has switched on commercial LTE network in Moscow last week. At the same time operator switched off WiMax network in capital, reports RIA Novosti.

    Operator also launched its LTE network in Sochi in same week. Yota now plans to activate LTE network in Samara on May 23.

  • February 16, 2012 | sujitg

    Clearwire plans to roll-out LTE next year. Operator intends to have its first wave of TD-LTE 5,000 cell sites up and running by June 2013, FierceWireless reported earlier. With TDD-LTE rollout, Clearwire expects to capitalize on its deep spectrum resources to deliver on 4G capacity needs over the long-term.

  • February 14, 2012 | sujitg

    Peoples Telephone Cooperative, a NetAmerica Alliance Member, has begun offering 4G LTE data service in rural Texas. Peoples replaced its fixed wireless WiMax offering with LTE running on their 700MHz license.

  • January 19, 2012 | Pankaj

    Specifications for next-generation mobile technologies – IMT-Advanced – have been agreed at the ITU Radiocommunication Assembly currently meeting in Geneva.