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.
Nokia 6 to Be Available from Amazon Next Month
HMD Global, the company that makes Nokia-branded handsets, today said it will sell the Nokia 6 smartphone in the U.S. via Amazon.
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.
T-Mobile and Nokia Hit 1.3Gbps Downloads Using LAA
T-Moble says it has attained download speeds of 1.3 Gbps using LTE-LAA technology from Nokia. The result was reached in a lab using Nokia's commercial Nokia AirScale Micro RRH platform.
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 Says It Will Have CBRS Spectrum Phones Late This Year
Verizon Wireless is moving forward with plans to deploy LTE 4G in the CBRS (Citizen Band Radio Spectrum) later this year, and smartphones will be part of the product mix reports Fierce Wireless. Verizon is testing the performance of CBRS spectrum with a handful of partners, including Corning, Ericsson, Federated Wireless, Google, Nokia, and Qualcomm.
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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