Nokia Announces Its First LTE Modem
Today Nokia announced that it has successfully trialed its first Long Term Evolution modem for mobile devices. The Internet Modem RD-3 supports GSM/EDGE and WCDMA/HSPA networks, as well as multiple LTE frequency bands. Nokia says the RD-3 will work with many different network operators and device makers around the world as they begin to roll out LTE-based networks and devices. The RD-3 will be available as commercial LTE networks launch in 2010.
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.
Qualcomm Snapdragon X20 Modem Powers 1.2Gbps Speeds
Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon X20 LTE modem, which it says is the first Category 18 modem capable of download speeds up to 1.2Gbps. The X20 is manufactured using a 10nm FinFET process.
Samsung Says Its Modem First to Support 6 Carrier Aggregation
Samsung has breached 1.2 Gbps downloads with its latest LTE modem. The new radio is intended for Samsung's next-generation Exynos mobile processor and is the first to support six carrier aggregation (6CA), according to the company.
Verizon Claims Real-World Speed of 953 Mbps in LTE-LAA Trial
Verizon Wireless says it has attained peak download speeds as high as 953 Mbps in a field test conducted on Boca Raton, Fla. The test was completed with commercially available equipment from Ericsson and Qualcomm using Verizon's cell tower and backhaul.
I didn't think Nokia was still in the CDMA business.