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Ericsson, Orange achieve 300Mbps in trial of 3.5GHz FDD LTE-A

on 16 December 2014. Orange and Ericsson have completed a live test of LTE-Advanced FDD carrier aggregation using the 3.5GHz frequency band.  The test was conducted over Orange’s live mobile network in Bordeaux, France, using Ericsson pre-commercial equipment.  During the trial, a peak performance of 150Mbps was observed at a distance of up to 700 meters when using the 3.5GHz ... Read More »

Ericsson, Orange achieve 300Mbps in trial of 3.5GHz FDD LTE-A

on 16 December 2014. Orange and Ericsson have completed a live test of LTE-Advanced FDD carrier aggregation using the 3.5GHz frequency band.  The test was conducted over Orange’s live mobile network in Bordeaux, France, using Ericsson pre-commercial equipment.  During the trial, a peak performance of 150Mbps was observed at a distance of up to 700 meters when using the 3.5GHz ... Read More »

Austrian MVNO Hot unveils prepaid tariffs

Austrian MVNO Hot unveils prepaid tariffs Austrian MVNO Hot has unveiled its tariffs that will be active from 2 January 2015. The prepaid starter package including Sim card and Hot Flex will cost EUR 1.99 and is available online or a Hofer discount super market. Hot Flex offers a minute fee of EUR 0.039 per minute or SMS within Austria ... Read More »

Srbija expected to fetch higher price, plots North American MVNO launch

Srbija expected to fetch higher price, plots North American MVNO launch Telekom Srbija could fetch a higher price than offered by Telekom Austria four years ago, the state-backed provider’s managing director Predrag Culibrk told press. The official explained that the market would determine the price, but was optimistic given a recent ‘encouraging’ agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which ... Read More »

P4 (Play) launches LTE roaming using BICS IPX

on 16 December 2014. Poland-based operator P4 (Play) has launched LTE roaming services using an IPX platform from BICS.  The agreement allows P4 customers to access connectivity, messaging and roaming services when travelling. Similarly, visitors to Poland will now be able to access data services on P4’s network. P4 (Play) has 11.8 million customers Jacek Niewęgłowski, CSO of P4, commented: ... Read More »

2014: Mobile News Year in Review

2014: Mobile News Year in Review The last 12 months have seen some tectonic shifts not least with the disappearance of Phones 4u and Nokia (in handsets) from the mobile landscape and the formation of the new retail superpower we now know as Dixons Carphone.  If you were on a long holiday, this is how 2014 panned out January 2014 ... Read More »

Tele2 to launch 4G-only network in the Netherlands

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 ... Read More »

Vodafone plans US MVNO with T-Mobile

Vodafone plans US MVNO with T-Mobile Many of Vodafone’s expansion plans for 2015, including its huge Project Spring infrastructure upgrade, will be funded by the windfall from its sale of its 40% stake in Verizon Wireless. However, it is not making a complete exit from the US market, but plans to launch services there next year, based on an MVNO ... Read More »

MVNO Lebara launches in Saudi Arabia

MVNO Lebara launches in Saudi Arabia European-based MVNO Lebara has announced the launch of its services in Saudi Arabia over Mobily’s network. The provider, named Lebara Mobile KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), was granted the licence as part of the Saudi regulator’s attempt to shake-up the country’s telecoms market by ordering each of the three operators to host an MVNO. ... Read More »