Despite the rollout of HSPA networks gathering pace around the world, with the top-end of the HSPA range (without MIMO) offering peak downlink rates of 14.4Mbps, it does not unduly concern Siavash Alamouti, CTO of Intel’s Mobile Wireless Group.
Thomas Noren, head of Product Line LTE at Ericsson’s Networks business unit talks to telecoms.com about his confidence in the future that LTE will bring.
Troubled Canadian vendor Nortel continued its fire sale over the weekend, agreeing to offload its LTE and CDMA businesses to mega vendor Nokia Siemens Networks.
Nordic carrier TeliaSonera’s Norwegian subsidiary Netcom, claimed Thursday to have achieved a world first by connecting to the internet over a live commercial LTE network in Oslo.
“We must stop the confusion about which technology is going to win; it achieves nothing positive and risks damage to the entire industry.”
LTE World Summit 2009, by far the best attended LTE event in the telecoms industry, is now over for 2009. Thank you to everyone that attended and contributed to 2009′s extremely successful show and ensure you visit the website at www.lteconference.com for more information regarding 2010′s event.
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.
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
Finnish carriers TeliaSonera, Elisa and DNA have all been allocated additional wireless spectrum, potentially allowing them to start building out 4G mobile networks immediately.
Nordic operators Tele2 and Telenor said Tuesday they are joining forces to build a 4G LTE-based mobile network in Sweden.
A mature chipset ecosystem shortens odds for WiMAX success
Issue 06 April 2009
Market Watch: Listing of WiMAX deployments in Asia
Feature: No painless upgrade to LTE or WiMAX
Case study: Digicel jumps from GSM to WiMAX
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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Executive interview series: LTE
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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.
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.