Chilean operator Entel and infrastructure vendor Ericsson have completed what they said is the first Latin American live LTE network test over the APT700MHz spectrum. The trial involved the deployment of 10 test sites with equipment using the frequency band in Rancagua city in Chile.
With the LTE Asia conference imminent, Telecoms.com speaks to Alan Hadden, president of the Global Mobile Suppliers Association, about the spectrum challenges facing the Asian LTE market. Fragmentation is as much of an issue in Asia Pacific as it is in the rest of the world, with early movers trying to muster support for their competing strategies.
The French Government this week laid the foundations for the harmonisation of mobile broadband services across Europe, announcing plans to share the so called ‘digital dividend’ between electronic communications and audiovisual services. France’s move follows the recommendations of the Digital Dividend Parliamentary Commission, which were published in the summer, and form part of the government’s [...]