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SK Telecom, Ericsson and Qualcomm Demonstrate LTE-A Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation
October 23rd 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson, SK Telecom and Qualcomm successfully demonstrated live LTE-Advanced Tri-Band Carrier aggregation in SK Telecom's commercial network, achieving downlink speeds of up to 300 Mbps....more

Vodafone Plans LTE-Advanced Upgrade in the UK
October 21st 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Vodafone UK has announced plans to upgrade its LTE network to support LTE-A with carrier aggregation....more

Ericsson Wins Pakistan LTE Rollout Contract
October 13th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
Pakistan's Warid Telecom has awarded a LTE network rollout contract to Ericsson....more

Ireland's Eircom Chooses Ericsson As Exclusive LTE Vendor
October 13th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson says that it has signed a five-year exclusive agreement which sees Ericsson become the sole vendor for Eircom's radio access solutions for LTE,...more

Facebook, Ericsson and XL Axiata Improve Network Performance
October 12th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
Network-wide optimization implemented through the joint project delivered up to 70 percent improvement in app coverage....more

UNHCR and Vodafone Bring Tablet-based Learning to People in Dadaab Refugee Camp
October 8th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the Vodafone Foundation, Vodafone's philanthropic arm, have announced a partnership to bring mobile-based education programmes to pupils at 13 schools in one of the world's largest refugee camps....more

Middle East's First Voice over LTE Call in Commercial Network
October 6th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
UAE based mobile network operator, Du has achieved Voice over LTE (VoLTE) functionality in its live network recently,...more

Amtrak Orders On-Board Wi-Fi Coverage
October 6th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Public transport Wi-Fi provider, Nomad Digital says that it has been selected to provide an on-board Passenger Information solution for the USA's National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak, covering its national network of inter-city passenger trains....more

Ericsson Wins LTE Expansion Contract from T-Mobile
September 28th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
Ericsson says that it has won a contract to expand LTE services for T-Mobile USA....more

Flexenclosure Supplying Second Data Centre to MTN Ivory Coast
September 22nd 2014 - 23:20 GMT
Prefabricated data centre specialist Flexenclosure says that it has received a second large order from MTN Côte d'Ivoire for a customised eCentre....more

Zamtel and NEC Agree on Microwave Backbone and Access Project
September 19th 2014 - 01:25 GMT
Zamtel and NEC have agreed to build a new digital microwave radio transmission network to boost mobile coverage and capacity across Zambia....more

Huawei Wins Five-year Managed Services Contract with MTN Group
September 18th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Huawei says it has been awarded a five-year managed services contract with MTN Group....more

ZTE and E-Plus on the Road to Voice-over-LTE
September 14th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
ZTE and Germany's E-Plus have announced that they are cooperating on the deployment of an IMS (IP multimedia services) based core network infrastructure....more

Three Ireland Starts Cutting Staff Following O2 Takeover
September 10th 2014 - 01:50 GMT
Three Ireland has started shaking up its staffing needs following the recent takeover of Telefonica O2's local subsidiary....more

Nokia Networks Wins Rwandan LTE Rollout Contract
September 9th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Nokia Networks says that it has won a contract for an LTE network rollout in Rwanda....more

Zain Partners with Huawei to Power Internet Connectivity for Schools
September 8th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
Zain's South Sudan subsidiary and Huawei have teamed-up with UNESCO to provide Internet access to a number of schools in South Sudan powered via Zain base stations....more

Zimbabwe's Telecel Cutting Hundreds of Contract Workers
September 5th 2014 - 01:20 GMT
Zimbabwe's Telecel is cutting hundreds of jobs as part of a cost cutting measure. The job cuts are focused on contract workers, most of whom were working on the rollout of Telecash....more

Irish Networks Sign Infrastructure Sharing Agreement
September 3rd 2014 - 01:30 GMT
Two Irish mobile networks, Three and Eircom have signed a new network sharing agreement, fulfilling one of the commitments Three entered into as part of receiving approval for its acquisition of O2 in Ireland....more

Nokia Networks Wins Spanish GSM-R Deployment Contract
September 2nd 2014 - 00:10 GMT
Administrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias (ADIF), Spain's state-owned railway infrastructure manager, is expanding and modernizing its GSM-R infrastructure....more

Telstra Testing LTE Using the 700Mhz Bands
September 1st 2014 - 01:20 GMT
Australia's Telstra says that it has secured early access to the 700 MHz spectrum for commercial trials starting in mid September. ...more

Telstra and Telkom Indonesia Sign Joint Venture
August 28th 2014 - 23:50 GMT
Australia's Telstra and Telkom Indonesia have signed a joint venture agreement to provide Network Application and Services to companies operating in Indonesia....more

ZTE Wins Slovak LTE Rollout Contract
August 27th 2014 - 23:25 GMT
ZTE says that it has signed a contract with Slovak operator Swan for a nationwide LTE network project....more

Nokia Networks Wins Irish Network Upgrade Contract
August 27th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Hutchison Whampoa's Irish mobile network subsidiary, Three has selected Nokia Networks to upgrade its network and plan integration works with recently acquired O2 Ireland....more

Bell Canada Increases LTE Download Speeds to Hit 150Mbps
August 26th 2014 - 23:50 GMT
Bell Canada says that it has increased 4G LTE network speeds up to 45%. Bell LTE download speeds have increased from 75Mbps to 110 Mbps, with speed as high as 150 Mbps available in some locations....more

ZTE Wins Romanian LTE Contract
August 26th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
ZTE says that it has has won a wireless project contract from Cosmote Romania to transform its existing 2G/3G network and build a new LTE network in southern Romania....more

EMT Launches LTE-A in Estonia
August 25th 2014 - 23:45 GMT
Estonia's EMT has announced the launch of LTE-A services, offering theoretical peak download speeds of up to 300Mbps....more

Hrvatski Telekom to Cut 160 Jobs Due to Weak Local Telecoms Market
August 25th 2014 - 23:20 GMT
Croatia's Hrvatski Telekom has announced that it is making around 160 staff redundant as part of a cost-cutting exercise. ...more

Ooredoo Reaches Milestone of 1 Million Customers in Myanmar
August 25th 2014 - 03:50 GMT
Ooredoo says that it has already broken through the one million customer milestone in its newest market of Myanmar, less than three weeks after going live with its services....more

Football Supporters Boost Brazil's Roaming Traffic
August 25th 2014 - 03:00 GMT
BICS, a global provider of international connectivity and interoperability services, has reported operators in Brazil saw a spike of 400% in the use of roaming services in Brazil during June and July....more

Huawei and China Telecom Realize Pre-Commercial Use of the World's First LTE EMBMS
August 25th 2014 - 02:20 GMT
Huawei and China Telecom have jointly announced that pre-commercial use of the world's first LTE-based evolved multimedia broadcast/multicast service (eMBMS) has been deployed for the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games...more

Bharti Airtel to Deploy Mobile Mobile Services Across Africa
August 25th 2014 - 02:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel is to offer VeriFone Mobile Money's merchant enablement applications for mobile Tap n Pay across its 17 operating companies in Africa....more

Digicel Launches 4G Services in Fiji
August 21st 2014 - 01:15 GMT
Digicel Fiji has launched its LTE network, with coverage in the greater Suva area, Nadi including Denarau Island and the wider Lautoka area....more

Ericsson Wins Australian Core Network Replacement Contract
August 20th 2014 - 23:45 GMT
Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has chosen Ericsson as a sole supplier to replace and upgrade the complete core network for their national network....more

TeliaSonera and DNA to Jointly Cover Rural Finland
August 20th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
Sonera, TeliaSonera's Finnish arm, and the local Finnish operator DNA have agreed on mobile network sharing in the sparsely populated Northern and Eastern Finland....more

SingTel, Samsung and Ericsson Unveil World's Fastest Smartphone Service
August 19th 2014 - 07:00 GMT
SingTel, in collaboration with Samsung and Ericsson, today broke new ground in the mobile industry by unveiling the world's first commercial 300Mbps LTE-A service for smartphones....more

Ooredoo Launches 3G Network in Myanmar
August 19th 2014 - 02:30 GMT
Ooredoo has belatedly confirmed that it launched its new mobile network in Myanmar last Thursday....more

Hrvatski Telekom to Transfer 640 Staff to Ericsson
August 19th 2014 - 01:55 GMT
Croatia's Hrvatski Telekom has awarded a 5-year managed services contract to Ericsson....more

Ericsson Wins Australian Optical Transport Contract
August 17th 2014 - 23:20 GMT
Australia's Telstra has confirmed Ericsson as its continued supplier for optical transport equipment and services...more

Arqiva Signs 4G Towers Deal in the UK
August 15th 2014 - 01:30 GMT
UK broadcast tower operator, Arqiva says that it has signed a 10-year deal to support LTE deployments by Vodafone and Telefonica O2....more

BAI Canada Expands Railway Coverage
August 14th 2014 - 02:00 GMT
BAI Canada and the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) have brought wireless internet service to Bay Station as part of a broader plan to extend Wi-Fi and cellular capabilities to all underground subway stations....more