Nokia Siemens Networks Hits 100Mbps LTE Speeds
Nokia Siemens Networks recently announced that it has achieved the theoretical maximum Long Term Evolution speed of 100Mbps in lab tests. The call was made using Nokia Siemens Networks' LTE radio equipment and standards-compliant software and a pre-commercial Class 3 LTE USB modem from LG. The data call was made in the 2100MHz and 2600MHz frequency bands inside Nokia Siemens Networks' research facilities in Finland and Germany. According to Nokia Siemens Network, Class 3-type terminals will be available commercially later this year.
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.
Verizon, Nokia, Qualcomm Ring Up First 5G Call
Verizon Wireless says it has made the first phone call using 3GPP-compliant 5G New Radio technologies over licensed spectrum. The company used a prototype mobile device from Qualcomm with the chip maker's 5G NR radio on board.
Nokia's Comeback Gets Its Start In China
HMD Global this week announced the Nokia 6, the first smartphone to fall under the company's plan to resurrect the Nokia brand. HMD Global is a Finland-based business with the sole license to design smartphones using the Nokia brand.
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.
Other highlights. LG to Nokia components talking are good. Class 3 LTE Modems to be available later this year!
Of note: real world LTE is around 42 - 48 Mpbs. Still awesome!
All in all we are heading in the right direction.
Don't forget Cisco/Linksys has a satellite router tested and working, plus TerreStar has a GSM/Satellite phone running WinMo(data speeds to be determined). 4G in space will be fantastic, but data from space at great speeds is probably a 5G technology.