LTE

Global LTE subscriptions reached the 250 million milestone, says Ovum

The number of LTE mobile broadband subscriptions worldwide reached the milestone of 250 million in the first quarter of 2014, according to global analyst firm Ovum. Ovum’s latest update to its World Cellular Data Metrics, which tracks mobile data usage and take-up including subscribers, deployments, revenues, mobile broadband usage, and SMS/MMS/data traffic, shows that the US is the world’s largest ...

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51 LTE networks launched this year, total 318 LTE operators in 111 countries

318 mobile operators have commercially launched 4G LTE networks and service in 111 countries, according to data released by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) in its latest Evolution to LTE report. 51 LTE networks have launched so far in 2014. The total number of commercial LTE networks is expected to be more than 350 by the end of this year. ...

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Huawei E5776 LTE MiFi now available in Malaysia at RM599

Huawei (Malaysia) today announced the availability of its LTE MiFi product for consumers in Malaysia. The Huawei E5776 is now available at the retail price of RM599. The Huawei E5776 is a LTE Category 4 multi-mode Mobile WiFi product. This Mobile WiFi device supports Wi-Fi 2×2, providing a LTE network download speed of up to 150Mbps. With a battery life ...

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More than 222 operators have commercially launched LTE services in 83 countries

The latest update of the Evolution to LTE report from GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) confirms that 222 operators have commercially launched LTE services in 83 countries. 109 LTE networks were commercially launched in the past 12 months. The report confirms that 474 operators are investing in LTE in 138 countries. This is made up of 421 firm operator commitments ...

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Celcom appoints NSN for LTE Network Rollout in the Klang Valley

Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom) has appointed  Nokia Solutions and Networks(NSN) to roll out its Long Term Evolution(LTE) network in the Klang Valley, which comprises Kuala Lumpur and the surrounding suburbs. As part of the contract, NSN will supply Celcom the network infrastructure for the 2600 MHz and 1800 MHz frequency bands for LTE services, and refarming services for its 1800 MHz ...

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Global LTE Update: 1064 LTE user devices confirmed, 202 commercially launched networks

A latest report published by the GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) confirms that 111 manufacturers have announced 1,064 LTE-enabled user devices, including frequency and carrier variants. 647 new LTE user devices have been announced since July 2012 with the number of manufacturers increasing by 66% in this period. Smartphones continue as the largest LTE device category with over 4 times ...

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More than 194 Commercial LTE Networks Worldwide

Some 194 operators have commercially launched LTE services in 75 countries worldwide, according to the latest report released by the GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association). In the latest update of the Evolution to LTE report, GSA said LTE is mainstream and the fastest developing mobile system technology ever. 107 LTE networks launched commercial service in the past year. The number ...

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Puncak Semangat to partner Celcom for 4G LTE MVNO Services

Celcom Axiata has entered into a Master Collaboration Agreement with Altel Communications Sdn Bhd for the purpose of collaborating to develop, establish, build, operate and manage shared infrastructure for 4G LTE service, according to a filling with Bursa Malaysia yesterday. MalaysianWireless understand that Altel is a company owned by Puncak Semangat and was formerly known as Puncak Semangat Technology Sdn ...

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Celcom 4G LTE for Postpaid Customers, iPhone 5 Carrier Update Released [Exclusive]

Starting today, all Celcom Postpaid customers will be able to enjoy 4G LTE. To be eligible for Celcom 4G LTE, postpaid customers must be subscribed to a monthly mobile Internet plan(new & existing) and owns a LTE supported device(Android/iOS). Eligible Celcom Postpaid customers can now walk in to Blue Cube Menara Celcom or Blue Cube Sunway for a free LTE ...

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Maxis has 130k 4G LTE users, coverage expanded to Penang, Johor Bahru & East Malaysia

Maxis has revealed that it currently has more than 130,000 4G LTE users since the service was launch early this year. The 4G LTE coverage has been expanded to Penang, Johor Bahru and East Malaysia(Sabah & Sarawak). Commenting on Maxis’ 4G LTE network, Nasution Mohamed, Maxis’ Joint Chief Operating Officer said, “We currently have over 130,000 customers enjoying our 4G ...

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Maxis 4G LTE SpeedTest [Part 1]

MalaysianWireless have been able to test out Maxis 4G LTE at a limited number of areas for the 3-4 days and the results have been pretty amazing. Despite we were not able to carry out a drive test around Klang Valley yet, below are some of the speedtest results we have on Maxis LTE which were posted earlier on our ...

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IDC: 4G Smartphones to grow by more than 400% this year in Malaysia

According to IDC’s Asia/Pacific Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, shipments of 4G-capable smartphones are expected to grow by more than 400% this year in Malaysia. Earlier this year, Maxis became the first operator in Malaysia to launch LTE (4G) services, which it claims is capable of providing up to 5 to 10 times faster download speeds than its 3G data services, ...

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Malaysia 4G LTE 1800Mhz coming soon, works on iPhone 5 [Insider]

Maxis is currently the only commercial LTE operator in the country to offer LTE with Celcom Axiata expected to follow soon. Malaysia currently offers LTE (Long Term Evolution) on the 2600Mhz frequency band that is compatible with a small number of smartphones. These smartphones include the Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 820, Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE, Samsung Galaxy S3 ...

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Maxis offers LTE Smartphones- Nokia Lumia 920 & HTC One XL

Maxis made available two 4G LTE smartphones today – the Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC One XL. These will be the first two smartphones to be activated on Maxis’ 4G LTE network. Suren J Amarasekera, Maxis’ Joint Chief Operating Officer, enthused. “We are delighted to offer customers the opportunity to enjoy the first in a series of advanced 4G smartphones ...

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Experience Celcom 4G LTE now at Blue Cube

Celcom Axiata Berhad is offering customers to experience its soon to be launched Long Term Evolution(LTE) service. The Celcom 4G LTE Experience Hubs are now open to public at Menara Celcom and its flagship Blue Cube store at Sunway Pyramid, Selangor. The Celcom 4G LTE Experience Hubs will showcase LTE-enabled smartphones and tablets that will ride on Celcom’s new 4G ...

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