China Telecom, China Unicom get LTE FDD license

Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), China’s telecom regulator, on Friday granted 4G LTE licenses – to run services on LTE FDD technology — to China Telecom and China Unicom. See live coverage of Mobile World Congress ...

Warid Telecom deploys small cell from SpiderCloud Wireless

Warid Telecom, a 4G mobile operator in Pakistan, has started deploying small cell from SpiderCloud Wireless. Warid Telecom aims to improve 4G mobile coverage and capacity in indoor and public space in major cities of Pakistan – targeting both ...

Ericsson, Unitel demo LTE-Advanced CA solution

Ericsson and Unitel have demonstrated LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Carrier Aggregation (CA) solution capable of supporting data speeds up to 450 Mbps. The demonstration utilized 60 MHz of spectrum, with three 20 MHz LTE carriers in band 3 (1800 MHz), ...

SK Telecom revenue up 3.4% to $15.69 bn in 2014

SK Telecom today said 2014 revenue increased 3.4 percent to 17.164 trillion won or $15.69 billion backed by strong LTE subscriber base. Net income rose 11.8 percent to 1.799 trillion won. Increased sales were mainly due to LTE, new businesses ...

Aircel launches 4G LTE in 6 circles in India

Aircel has launched 4G LTE services in select places in six telecom circles in India. Aircel is selling the 4G LTE service directly to home users and enterprise customers in these circles. Chennai, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka are ...

T-Mobile expands prepaid offering on 4G LTE network

American wireless carrier T-Mobile today introduced Simply Prepaid – offering unlimited data, talk and text with 1 GB 4G LTE data for $40 a month. In 2014, T-Mobile added more than 1.2 million net customers to its prepaid business. T-Mobile has ...

Reliance Jio MD Sandip Das to step down

Reliance Jio Managing Director Sandip Das has decided to step down and will become a mentor to the Jio Division of Reliance Retail that will develop a LTE ecosystem for 4G devices, said an IANS report. Sandip Das became the MD in April 2013 ...