LTE network growth up 25% in 2014 – report

The Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) has released figures detailing the growth of LTE network deployment in 2014. According to the association, 360 global operators have commercially launched LTE networks and services in 124 countries.

Sprint hits 2014 network targets; more LTE expansion planned for 2015

US operator Sprint said that it had “met, and in some cases exceeded” its targets for its network upgrades during 2014, while also outlining goals for the coming year. John Saw, the company’s chief network officer (pictured), said that its targets …

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Tele2 to launch 4G-only network in the Netherlands

Sweden-based operator Tele2 has announced it is to launch a 4G-only network in the Netherlands at the beginning of 2015. The move will mark the telco’s transformation from an MVNO to an MNO in the Dutch market. Tele2 will begin its 4G roll-out first to cover an area stretching from Rotterdam to Amsterdam, then continuing […]

Vodafone, JCDecaux sign global small-cell deployment deal

Vodafone and outdoor advertising firm JCDecaux have signed an agreement for a global small-cell roll-out. Under the deal, small-cells will be deployed on street furniture and billboards in order to improve network performance primarily in urban vicinities. The agreement is part of Vodafone’s £19 billion Project Spring investment programme, launched in November 2013, and the […]