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Charter clarifies wireless plans, promises to launch licensed LTE small cells – FierceCable

DENVER—Charter’s wireless ambitions continue to come into focus, with the company promising an “inside-out” strategy that will start with a Wi-Fi-first MVNO through Verizon in 2018 and then will expand into “our own mobile core infrastructure by deploying licensed LTE small cells,” the company said. “Charter is actively testing licensed small cell technologies which will put us on the path ... Read More »

“Security concerns” lead to LTE service shutdown on Chinese Apple Watches – Ars Technica

Enlarge/ You can now make calls from your Apple Watch without the phone nearby. Apple’s struggles in China continue to mount, and this time, it’s Apple’s newest wearable causing problems for the company. According to a Wall Street Journalreport, standalone wireless service available on certain models of the Apple Watch Series 3 has been shut down just one month after the device became available. Chinese ... Read More »

SIMCom Selects Qorvo® RF Solution for LTE NB-IoT Module – GlobeNewswire (press release)

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Qorvo® (Nasdaq:QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today announced that SIMCom Wireless Solutions, a leading global Internet of Things (IoT) supplier, has selected Qorvo to provide the RF solution for its new NB-IoT modules. The SIMCom SIM7000A and SIM7000C modules target high-volume cellular smart metering and ... Read More »

CableLabs, Cisco working on LTE-over-DOCSIS – The Register

Plan avoids the need for new fibre to connect a squillion small cells +COMMENT Cisco and CableLabs have put their heads together in the hope they can convince mobile network operators that with a bit of unicorn-dust, DOCSIS networks can support the LTE small-cell rollout. Switchzilla’s John Chapman blogs that “When small cells are deployed deep into the mobile network, ... Read More »

Via Licensing Forms Defensive Aggregation Patent Bank for LTE Patents – Business Wire (press release)

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Via Licensing Corporation today announced the creation of a defensive patent bank, a wholly-owned entity that provides a defensive aggregation solution in connection with the company’s Long Term Evolution (LTE) patent pool offering. “Creating a defensive patent bank to support the patent pool allows us to offer further value to the wireless industry and reduce barriers to innovation,” ... Read More »

Telstra the standard-bearer for gigabit LTE: Qualcomm – ZDNet

In an effort to ensure the foundations for 5G in terms of speed, capacity, and latency are solid, Telstra remains focused on building out its gigabit 4G LTE network, with chip giant Qualcomm calling Telstra a world leader on the network technology. Speaking during the Qualcomm 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong this week, director of Networks Mike Wright told ZDNet ... Read More »

New Panasonic service provides LTE connectivity in 180 countries – VentureBeat

Getting on the internet isn’t as easy as it should be for the world’s mobile workers. So Panasonic’s U.S. division is unveiling a new connectivity service today for its ruggedized computers that are meant to be taken into places with harsh conditions. The Panasonic P.180 connectivity service will offer a seamless LTE network for Panasonic’s Toughbook users, making sure they can ... Read More »

Qualcomm leaps closer to 5G, boosts 600 MHz LTE support too … – Android Authority (blog)

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Android Authority (blog) Qualcomm leaps closer to 5G, boosts 600 MHz LTE support too …Android Authority (blog)Qualcomm has tested the first 5G data connection on a 5G modem designed for mobile devices, along with a reference design for future phones.Qualcomm has managed to fit its once briefcase-sized 5G modem into a phoneAndroid CentralQualcomm launches Snapdragon ... Read More »

Telit to Certify LTE Cat 1, Cat 4 VoLTE and LTE Cat 11 Technologies with AT&T – PR Newswire (press release)

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that its LE910B1-NA, LE910B1-SA, LTE Category 1 (Cat 1) and LE910B4-NA, LTE Category 4 (Cat 4) received certification for operation on AT&T’s LTE nationwide network with support to the operator’s Voice over LTE (VoLTE) standard. Telit also received certification for its 600 Mbps, ... Read More »