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AT&T confirms LTE rollout for 2011, upgrades to HSPA

AT&T confirms LTE rollout for 2011

US carrier AT&T has announced plans to upgrade its 3G network with High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) 7.2, as it paves the way for a roll out of LTE in 2011.

The LTE Supplement 2009

LTE Supplement

Interview: Thomas Noren, Head of LTE Product Development at Ericsson’s Networks business unit

GSMA: All roads lead to LTE

Interview: Fred Wright, General Manager of Motorola’s nwtworks business

Global Mobile Suppliers Association: The unstoppable momentum of LTE

PA Consulting: Rapid agile development – speeding LTE to market

Finland paves way for 4G rollout

Finland paves way for 4G evolution

Finnish carriers TeliaSonera, Elisa and DNA have all been allocated additional wireless spectrum, potentially allowing them to start building out 4G mobile networks immediately.

Tele2, Telenor to build Swedish LTE network

Tele2, Telenor to build Swedish LTE network

Nordic operators Tele2 and Telenor said Tuesday they are joining forces to build a 4G LTE-based mobile network in Sweden.

Betting on WiMAX chips

Betting on WiMAX chips

A mature chipset ecosystem shortens odds for WiMAX success

Issue 06 April 2009

Featuring:

Market Watch: Listing of WiMAX deployments in Asia

Feature: No painless upgrade to LTE or WiMAX

Case study: Digicel jumps from GSM to WiMAX

Executive interview series: LTE

In our exclusive series of interviews some of the top CTOs in the industry discuss the technical benefits of LTE, its flexibility in terms of available spectrum and which spectrum they need to make a success of the technology.

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Kristin S. Rinne, Senior VP, Architecture & Planning, AT&T

Executive interview series: LTE

Kristin S. Rinne, Senior VP, Architecture & Planning, AT&T

Bill Huang, General Manager, China Mobile Research Institute

Executive interview series: LTE

Bill Huang, General Manager, China Mobile Research Institute

Hugh S. Bradlow, CTO, Telstra

Executive interview series: LTE

Hugh S. Bradlow, CTO, Telstra

Joachim Horn, CTO, T-Mobile International

Executive interview series: LTE

Joachim Horn, CTO, T-Mobile International

Erik Ekudden, VP, Head of Standardization and Industry Initiatives, Ericsson

Executive interview series: LTE

Erik Ekudden, VP, Head of Standardization and Industry Initiatives, Ericsson

Alex Sinclair, CTO, GSMA

Executive interview series: LTE

Alex Sinclair, CTO, GSMA

WiMAX proving ‘resilient’, says analyst

WiMAX proving resilient

WiMAX is holding its own, despite the economic downturn, although it will come under increasing pressure to prove itself over the next couple of years with the rise of HSPA and LTE.

DoCoMo squeezes 120Mbps out of LTE

LTE hits 120Mbps

Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo said Monday that it has successfully field tested LTE technology, claiming wireless transmissions in the range of 120Mbps in an urban environment.

WiMAX and the regulator

WiMAX supporters can claim with some justification that telecom regulators, in some of the world’s key markets, are dampening the technology’s growth prospects in the near term through overlong periods of ‘consultation’. India is an obvious example. Ongoing disputes between different government departments, blurred divisions of responsibility between the regulator (TRAI) and the Department of [...]

MWC is quieter, but major noise surrounds mobile broadband

The Mobile World Congress was noticeably quieter this year but nonetheless produced a number of announcements that should increase the already considerable momentum behind mobile broadband. What was significant, and encouraging, was a theme of companies forming partnerships. Although commercial gain is obviously the main impetus behind these partnerships, they should also have the desired [...]

WiMAX: willing and scalable

Behind the touchscreen and ‘app store’ fanfare at the MWC event in Barcelona last week, WiMAX was taking quiet but significant steps towards having what the WiMAX Forum believes will be 800 million people within reach of WiMAX networks by 2010.

Verizon names LTE suppliers

Verizon CTO, Dick Lynch, has named Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent as the company’s LTE base station suppliers. Speaking at the MWC event in Barcelona, Lynch added that further LTE trials will take place this summer using the 700MHz frequency band with commercial deployment slated for next year in ’20 to 30 markets in the US’. Verizon [...]

LTE is ‘embryonic’, says Agilent

Despite all the marketing noise that is sure to be generated by LTE supporters during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona this week, Agilent – a test & measurement specialist – believes there is still some way to go before LTE is widely commercially available and delivering the much-touted speeds of 100Mbps and above. [...]

Ya-har! The Pirate Bay busts some piracy and peer-to-peer myths

The Pirate Bay, one of the world’s leading peer to peer sites and tormentor in chief of the music and movie industries, has released statistics breaking down the location of its users by country.

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