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Ericsson adds unlicensed spectrum support to small cells

The RBS 6402 picocell is set to support LAA Swedish network giant Ericsson continued its small cell crusade with the announcement of license assisted access (LAA) to its small cell portfolio. This LTE technology allows users to tap into unlicensed spectrum, typically used by wifi, to augment their cellular performance. Telecoms.com spoke to  Christian Hedelin, Head of Strategy, Radio Business ... Read More »

Nvidia focuses on the connected car with new Tegra X1 chip

Nvidia sees potential in the connected car Graphics giant Nvidia unveiled the latest version of its mobile SoC – the Tegra X1 – in Las Vegas ahead of the official start of CES 2015. The chip doubles the performance of the year-old K1 and supports a number of new features focused on the connected car. The headline performance claim is ... Read More »

Alcatel OneTouch launches affordable smartwatch

The Alcatel OneTouch Watches Chinese mobile device maker Alcatel OneTouch has unveiled a low-priced smartwatch as part of announcements made just before the CES event kicks off tomorrow. The product launches announced also included another series of its affordable PIXI smartphones, OS-agnostic PIXI 3. The Alcatel OneTouch Watch series includes four differently styled smartwatches, which the vendor claimed offer a ... Read More »

Microsoft renews feature phone effort with Nokia 215

There’s life in the old dog yet Software giant Microsoft has silenced rumours of the demise of both its feature phone efforts and of the Nokia handset brand by launching the Nokia 2015 feature phone aimed at developing markets and priced at a mere $29. It had been widely feared that Microsoft wouldn’t bother continuing the feature phone operation it ... Read More »

Nokia completes Panasonic network business acquisition

Nokia looks to increase presence in Japanese base station market Nokia Networks has completed the acquisition of the network business from Japanese firm Panasonic, including its 3G and LTE base station systems and related equipment. The Finnish infrastructure vendor said the integration of the new resources will improve efficiency and quality control of its product development and R&D. According to ... Read More »