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Kineto Announces First VoLGA Access Network Controller

Kineto Wireless has announced availability of a new release of software for its access gateway solution which supports the VoLGA Forum's specification for extending voice and SMS services over LTE networks. more

Related Tags: lte, kineto-wireless, connect, planning

Deutsche Telekom Announced First Voice Calls over LTE with VoLGA

Deutsche Telekom announced today the world's first voice call over LTE with excellent speech quality based on VoLGA (Voice over LTE via Generic Access) technology and two independent test environments. more

Related Tags: lte, deutsche-telekom, voice-over-lte, kineto-wireless, Germany

Voice Over LTE's Future Is Far From Loud and Clear

Although mobile network operators and technology suppliers are firmly committed to LTE as the cornerstone for 4G networks, major disagreements about the importance of including voice service as part of early LTE deployments could lead to the kind of industry fragmentation that adversely affected 3G rollouts, more

Related Tags: lte, voice-over-lte, 4g

VoLGA Forum Releases Complete Voice over LTE Specifications

The Voice over LTE via Generic Access (VoLGA) Forum has published the first complete set of approved specifications for delivering mobile voice and SMS messaging services over LTE access networks. more

Related Tags: lte, voice-over-lte, motorola,, tecore

Russian Subscriber Growth - On the Brink of a Slowdown?

In the first quarter of 2009, the Russian market surpassed 190m customers and almost reached 135% penetration. The end-quarter total customer base of 190.65m was up by 22.81m year on year and the penetration rate of 134.8% was 16.6pp higher than the year-earlier figure. more

Related Tags: vimpelcom, mts, megafon, tele2, svyazinvest, uralzvyazinform, -sibirtelecom, volga-telecom, Russia

Voice over LTE Initiative Launched

The joint effort aims to define a set of specifications within the forum for enabling delivery of voice services over LTE access networks based on the current 3GPP Generic Access Network (GAN) standard. more

Related Tags: t-mobile, 3g, samsung, motorola, huawei, starent-networks, lte, zte, alcatel-lucent, mts, ericsson, nortel, lg, 3gpp, voice-over-lte, motorola,

Russia's Penetration Over 125% and No Sign of Stopping

The Russian market surpassed 125% penetration during Q3 to finish the quarter on 126.9%, but growth showed no sign of slowing: in fact, the annual growth figure of 14.5% was up 0.7pp compared to the prior twelve-month period. more

Related Tags: arpu, megafon, mts, vimpelcom, svyazinvest, volga-telecom, Russia

VimpelCom Gets GSM License Extension

Russia's VimpelCom has announced that its licenses for GSM 900/1800 mobile radio telephony communications in 50 regions of the Russian Federation have been extended by issuance of new licenses. more

Related Tags: moscow, vimpelcom, mobile-radio, Russia

Tele2 Formally Awarded 14 GSM Licenses in Russia

Swedish telecom operator Tele2, Monday said Russia awarded it 14 new GSM1800 licenses, an expected move that will help expand the carrier's footprint to cover 34 regions and some 60 million people. more

Related Tags: m1, tele2, stockholm, gsm1800, Russia

Five Firms Short-listed for Russian 3G Rollout

Russia's Megafon is reported to have short-listed five companies as suppliers for its US$1 billion 3G network rollout. Local tech publication, CNews names Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, NEC, Nokia-Siemens and Huawei as the five companies which have been invited to submit formal tenders. more

Related Tags: megafon, mts, huawei, vimplecom, siberia, st.-petersburg, Russia

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