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LTE Advanced: Release 10 and the Importance of Carrier Aggregation

June 13, 2013 4:27 pm | Webinars

LTE-Advanced and features like carrier aggregation are the next step in the evolution of wireless networks. Join Wireless Week and sponsor Anritsu, along with a panel of industry experts, for a webinar that looks at not only how operators will approach aggregation but what kinds of testing...

Sorting Through the Details: Finding a Place for Small Cells in the Age of LTE

June 13, 2013 4:13 pm | Webinars

Join Wireless Week and sponsor Anritsu, as we take an in-depth look at how small cells are set to revolutionize the way operators approach the issue of coverage and capacity. Small cells have huge potential to address both capacity and coverage issues, but they're not without complexity...

Samsung Boasts 5G Technology 100 Times Faster than 4G

May 13, 2013 10:00 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Samsung said today that it is testing 5G technology capable of data speeds 100 times faster than 4G networks. According to a press release, Samsung's new adaptive array transceiver technology will allow data to transmit at higher frequencies than currently possible...  

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LTE-Advanced and Small Cells: Techniques for a Tiered Deployment Approach

April 15, 2013 10:42 am | by Renuka Bhalerao, Radisys | Articles | Comments

It’s no secret; we’ve all become data hogs. As today’s smartphone users consume ever-increasing network resources, mobile operators are rushing to deploy their LTE networks to meet subscriber demand. Given this trend, operators are already planning their LTE-A deployments. Delivering true 4G speeds...

Report: AT&T Closing Gap in LTE War with VZW

March 12, 2013 10:56 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless and AT&T are battling it out in the LTE wars, with both carriers receiving impressive scores in RootMetrics' latest 77-market study. According to the study, which is offered in a consumer-friendly format, AT&T’s LTE network...

LTE Just the Beginning of the Network Evolution

March 5, 2013 12:33 pm | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

There's no question that LTE is where it's at if you're an operator. According to a recent report from 4G Americas, more than 150 operators globally have now launched LTE services in 67 countries, 50 of which were launched in the past five months. That's not just a trend it's a technological paradigm shift...

VZW: International LTE Roaming Partnerships Coming Soon

February 26, 2013 10:44 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Verizon Wireless customers could be in luck when it comes to overseas roaming. According to a report from Reuters out of Mobile World Congress, Verizon expects to sign its first international LTE roaming agreement later this year. Verizon Wireless Chief Technology Officer...

Confirmed: Sprint LTE Live in Parts of SF, NYC, D.C.

February 19, 2013 11:21 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Sprint is turning on LTE in some parts of San Francisco, Washington D.C. and New York City. While these markets haven't officially launched, a Sprint spokeswoman Kathleen Dunleavy confirmed "more and more reports of Sprint customers discovering LTE on their 4G LTE devices in San Francisco...

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U.S. Cellular Announces New LTE Markets

February 14, 2013 10:40 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Regional carrier U.S. Cellular, in conjunction with its partner, King Street Wireless, today announced a wave of new LTE markets. The company says that by the end of 2013, customers in more than 3,800 additional cities and towns will have access to LTE...

Report: LTE Subscribers Will Hit 198 Million in 2013

January 22, 2013 2:53 pm | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The number of LTE subscribers is set to more than double in 2013, according to a forecast released Tuesday from IHS iSuppli. According to the report, worldwide LTE subscribers will surpass 198.1 million in 2013, a 115 increase from the 92.3 million last year, according to an IHS. 

Report: Global LTE Smartphone Shipments to Hit 275M in 2013

December 19, 2012 10:20 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

LTE has arrived. According to new research from Strategy Analytics, global LTE smartphone shipments will grow threefold to reach 275 million units in 2013. Companies leading the growth spurt will include Apple, Samsung, LG and others...

Tablets Come Bearing LTE This Holiday Season

December 17, 2012 3:25 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

Tablets are yet again set to be big items this holiday season, and shoppers will have the best selection they’ve ever seen. But this year, those cellular equipped models won’t be shipping in just 3G; LTE is the flavor of choice for those seeking anytime, anywhere connectivity

Advances In Interference Management Make LTE HetNets a Reality

December 3, 2012 10:53 am | by Ilan Vardi, vice president, product management and marketing, AirHop Communications | Articles | Comments

The dramatic success of the iPhone, data hungry smartphone competitors and other wireless devices is placing an ever increasing capacity demand on wireless networks which is only expected to worsen with the accelerated deployments of 4G networks worldwide.  

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3GPP Reports Progress on LTE Release 12

November 2, 2012 6:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The chairman of the 3GPP's project coordination group told 4G World attendees on Thursday that the standards body is making progress on LTE Release 12.

Leap LTE Live in Second Market 10 Months After Tucson Debut

October 17, 2012 7:39 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Leap Wireless International flipped the switch today on its second LTE market in Las Vegas.

AT & T Boasts Seven New LTE Markets

September 6, 2012 7:34 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AT&T is going full throttle with rollout of its LTE network with today’s launch of seven new markets and expansions in two others, bringing its total LTE markets to 60.

Are HetNets the Answer?

July 31, 2012 11:49 am | by Elliot Drucker | Articles | Comments

Integration of small cells into the “macro” network could be more effective than even Wi-Fi offload in solving the problem of data traffic outstripping increases in available spectrum.

Increasing Spectrum Piecemeal with LTE

July 31, 2012 11:42 am | by Keith Mallinson | Articles | Comments

Cellular roaming was a relatively straightforward proposition for quite some time, but LTE and the myriad bands upon which it is being deployed have made the next-generation of roaming a much more complicated proposition.

Q & A: SBA’s Top Exec on the Industry, Mergers and Growth

July 30, 2012 9:15 am | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

SBA Communications President and CEO Jeff Stoops sits down with Wireless Week to talk strategy, the state of the industry and whether recent legislation is actually helping towers get built faster.

Falcone Resignation Rumors Circle on Debt Talks

April 30, 2012 7:18 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The manager of the hedge fund backing LightSquared may give up his board seat to help the struggling mobile broadband company avoid bankruptcy, according to news reports.

Clearwire 31-City LTE Launch to Include N.Y., L.A.

April 27, 2012 7:05 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Clearwire says New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Seattle will be among the 31 cities it plans to light up during the first half of next year.

LightSquared: 'There's Too Much at Stake to Walk Away'

March 19, 2012 7:07 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

LightSquared made it clear on Friday that it's not going down without a fight.

Witnesses Set for Senate Hearing on Verizon, Cable AWS Sale

March 19, 2012 7:04 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Executives from Verizon Communications and Comcast will square off against the Rural Cellular Association (RCA) and Free Press at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing later this week on Verizon Wireless' $3.9 billion acquisition of nationwide AWS spectrum from four cable operators.

TD-LTE: Ready for Liftoff

March 14, 2012 12:48 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

With China Mobile sent back to the bench, does that mean TD-LTE is out of the running? Not by a long shot.

Dish Closes DBSD, TerreStar Buyouts

March 12, 2012 7:14 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Dish Network has closed its acquisitions of satellite companies DBSD North America and TerreStar Networks.

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