Nokia to Have LTE Devices By 2010
Speaking in an industry event, James Harper, senior manager of technology marketing at Nokia, said that the company is moving forward with Long Term Evolution as its preferred radio technology. Nokia will have LTE-enabled devices in the market by 2010, in conjunction with the first wave of LTE networks that are set to go live in that time frame. Harper did not expand on exactly what types of devices it would make.
Microsoft Makes Branding Change Official
Microsoft today indicated its branding transition from Nokia Lumia to Microsoft Lumia is progressing as planned. Microsoft has slowly been rebranding apps, services, and web sites from Nokia to Microsoft.
T-Mobile Rolling Out LTE-U
T-Mobile today said it is beginning to upgrade its 4G network with LTE-U this spring. LTE-U allows LTE to operate on the unlicensed spectrum in the 5 GHz band, which is typically reserved for WiFi.
Verizon Brands Its Dual-Band LTE Markets as 'XLTE'
Verizon Wireless today announced the launch of XLTE service, which is a new way for the company to market its dual-band LTE network. Verizon Wireless initially deployed LTE in the 700MHz band.
AT&T Says '5G Evolution' to Reach 20 Markets This Year
AT&T said customers who own the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ will have access to enhanced wireless service in Austin starting today. Austin serves as the first market for what AT&T is calling "5G Evolution" service, an effort to modernize and improve its network ahead of the official adoption of the 5G specification by international standards bodies.
Verizon and Nokia?
Nokia has always had a rough time with the carriers in the US as they are used to pushing around Vodaphone, Orange, etc. The carriers in the US have made it clear they are the ones defining the market (at least for now).
If you want to make inroads into the US now is the time, Nokia, show us something revolutionary. Remind us why you are number 1 in world market share.
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ANOTHER LTE STORY!
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