4G drives 43% profit growth for ZTE

ZTE said that 4G growth gave a strong boost to both profit and revenue in the first half of 2015. According to preliminary results released today, the company is expecting first half profit attributable to shareholders of CNY1.61 billion ($259.69 million), …

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China Mobile expands 4G user base to 21% of total

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI 2015: The world’s largest mobile operator China Mobile has added 190 million 4G connections in just 18 months since receiving its TD-LTE licence from the government in December 2013. China Mobile executive VP …

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China Mobile expands 4G user base to 21% of total

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS SHANGHAI 2015: The world’s largest mobile operator China Mobile has added 190 million 4G connections in just 18 months since receiving its TD-LTE licence from the government in December 2013. China Mobile executive VP …

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Mobile industry “cannot stand still” ahead of 5G – Orange

LIVE FROM LTE WORLD SUMMIT 2015: Alain Maloberti, SVP of network architecture and design at Orange Group, urged the industry to continue developing 4G technology to meet evolving customer needs, warning that “we cannot stand still for five years in order to wait …

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Confluence of unlicensed LTE and small cells fuels mobile transformation

NEW ANALYSIS: The mobile industry is at a crossroad. Data traffic demands are driving heterogeneous network architectures with macro, micro, small cells and distributed antenna systems (DAS) that use both licensed and unlicensed radio spectrum. At the same time, mobile …

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Korea leads 4G adoption, global subs to hit 2.3B in 2019

South Korea is the global 4G champion, with adoption forecast to jump from 63 per cent of total mobile subscribers last year to 80-90 per cent in 2019, according to TeleGeography. In Japan 4G had a 41 per cent market …

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KT unveils “world’s fastest” mobile service GiGA LTE

South Korea’s second largest mobile player KT has introduced what it says is the world’s fastest mobile service by combining LTE and WiFi networks to offer a theoretical maximum download speed of 1.17Gb/s. A KT representative told Mobile World Live …

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Docomo, EE and Nokia stress role of LTE on path to 5G

Nokia, EE and NTT Docomo see 5G as an evolution of 4G, with many of the proposed technology changes able to be deployed alongside existing technology implementations. Speaking at an event in London yesterday, Phil Twist, VP of networks marketing …

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CEO Spotlight: Kaan Terzioglu, Turkcell

Within four weeks of joining Turkcell as CEO, Kaan Terzioglu made his impact by redefining the company as an integrated telecoms and technology provider, with the aim of closely integrating fixed and mobile. Now, after just over two months in …

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