StarHub is latest to demo 600Mb/s LTE-A using 4×4 MIMO

Singapore’s second largest mobile operator StarHub said it has demoed peak download speeds of 600Mb/s using Nokia Networks’ 4X4 MIMO (multiple input multiple output) technology with LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) carrier aggregation in a technical trial. The two firms also claim to …

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Qualcomm strengthens Chinese smartphone relations with LTE-A CA support

In response to the rising popularity of LTE-Advanced networks with carrier aggregation (CA) in China, US chipmaker Qualcomm said it has 40 chip designs in the pipeline for premium tier and high-volume mobile devices. The company’s X10, X8 and X5 …

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SingTel targets nationwide LTE-A coverage in March

SingTel said it expects its LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) service, which it launched in August, to cover the entire city-state next month. At launch SingTel, Singapore’s largest operator with a 51 per cent market share, said it was the first in the …

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KT files complaint against SKT’s tri-band LTE-A promos

South Korea’s KT has filed a complaint in a Seoul court against rival SK Telecom (SKT) for running “deceptive” ads for its new tri-band LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) service, which it announced at the end of December and said is the first in the world. …

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EE claims European record in 4G network growth

EE has announced its 4G customer base has reached 7.7 million, up from 5.7 million since the start of last year. The UK operator claimed this sets a new European record for 4G growth.

SK Telecom’s tri-band LTE-A network goes commercial

SK Telecom claims to have launched the first commercial tri-band LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) service with a theoretical peak download speed of up to 300Mb/s. The network aggregates three frequency bands: 20MHz of 1.8GHz spectrum, 10MHz in the 800MHz band and 10MHz …

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CSL rolls out LTE-A in parts of Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s CSL announced today it has upgraded parts its 4G network to LTE-Advanced using carrier aggregation across two 20MHz bands to offer theoretical peak download speeds of 300Mb/s. CSL has 20MHz of spectrum in each of the 1.8 and …

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Nokia claims 4.1Gb/s world record with TDD-FDD CA

China Mobile, Ooredoo Qatar and Nokia Networks claim to have showcased a record-breaking download speed of 4.1Gb/s by combining 200MHz of TDD- and FDD-LTE spectrum using 10-band carrier aggregation. The demo at the ITU Telecom World event in Qatar used Nokia’s …

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EE activates LTE-A in Central London

EE has launched LTE-Advanced, which it is branding ‘4G+’, at some 150 sites across London, declaring the UK has “gone from a laggard back to being a leader.” As reported previously by Telecoms.com, the new faster speeds are facilitated by carrier aggregation (CA) over the combination of 20MHz of 1800MHz and 20MHzof 2.6GHz spectrum.