LTE

2,646 4G LTE devices now available in the global market

The GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) has confirmed that 1,275 new 4G LTE-enabled user devices have been launched over the past year (2014), raising the total ecosystem to 2,646 4G LTE devices (93% annual growth). LTE, also known as Long Term-Evolution or 4G LTE, is a wireless technology that is able to offer download speeds up to 300Mbps or faster.

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20 operators now offer 300 Mbps Category 6 LTE-Advanced service in 15 countries

Twenty (20) operators have commercially launched 300 Mbps Category 6 LTE-Advanced service in 15 countries: Australia, Austria, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and the UK- according to the latest data from GSA. 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project) defines a Category 6 system within its Release 10 specifications as having a theoretical ...

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360 LTE networks globally as of 2014, strong growth in LTE-Advanced & VoLTE deployments

360 operators have commercially launched LTE networks and service in 124 countries, according to latest data released by the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). There are 373 million LTE subscriptions globally as of Q3 2014. In its Evolution to LTE report, GSA said that 96 LTE networks were launched in 2014.

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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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