China’s FDD-LTE licences to be issued in May — report

An ambition by China Telecom and China Unicom to be on equal 4G footing with market leader China Mobile is putting pressure on the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) to speed up the issue of full nationwide FDD-LTE licences, with …

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China’s 4G connections double to 100M in Q4

China Mobile more than doubled its 4G connections in Q4, reporting 90 million 4G connections just a year after it was granted a TD-LTE licence, helping take the country’s total LTE connections base past the 100 million mark. The market …

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China Telecom, Unicom get green light to expand FDD-LTE trials

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) today approved requests from China Telecom and China Unicom to expand their hybrid LTE network trials to an additional 15 cities, giving them licences to operate FDD-LTE services in 56 markets. Currently …

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