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GSA: 22 operators investing in 5G, over 782 operators in LTE

GSA revealed there are 601 commercially launched LTE networks in 192 countries, including 98 LTE-TDD in 56 countries. 22 operators are deploying 5G.

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Tune Talk – SWAG multi-operator MiFi device, speed tested up to 160Mbps

Tune Talk Swag Mifi devices manage to record combined download speed of up to 160Mbps using Celcom, Maxis, Digi and U Mobile network.

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TM renews agreement with 4 state-backed companies for fibre connectivity

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) recently renewed its Partnership Agreement separately with four (4) state-backed companies (SBCs) for the provision of fibre connectivity services to network operators residing in telecommunication tower facilities owned by the SBCs. The four SBCs are D’Harmoni Telco Infra Sdn Bhd (Johor), Perak Integrated Network Services Sdn Bhd (Perak), Perlis Comm Sdn Bhd (Perlis), and Yiked Bina ...

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Ovum says 2G/3G networks won’t close en masse until 2020

LTE’s appeal and increased affordability means operators in developed markets have to refarm GSM or CDMA spectrum to accommodate this demand. The next step is to close down these legacy networks, but determining the “sweet spot” for network closure is challenging, according to a new report by market research firm, Ovum. “For operators in transition, there are key revenues – ...

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393 mobile operators have launched 4G LTE in 138 countries

As of April 9 (2015), 393 operators have commercially launched 4G LTE service in 138 countries, according to data released by GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) in the latest update of the Evolution to LTE report. There were 497 million 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) subscriptions worldwide as of 2014. GSA raised its year-end forecast to 460 commercially launched 4G ...

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Ovum Comment: Five takeaways from Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015

Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 welcomed a record number of visitors and exhibitors through its doors. The event has morphed from a mobile industry congress to a broader ICT–TMT–mobility fair at which telecoms meets digital media, IT, and entertainment. The extent to which the telecoms industry is part of this broader technology and entertainment landscape is a moot point. With ...

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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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