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.
Qualcomm Intros a Trio of Snapdragons and an LTE Modem
Feb 11, 2016
Qualcomm today announced a handful of processors alongside a new LTE modem for mobile devices. The Snapdragon 625, 435, and 425 all support LTE with carrier aggregation, 802.11ac with MU-MIMO, Quick Charge, and Qualcomm's TruSignal and Hexagon technology for better call and audio quality.
USB-IF to Certify Chargers
Aug 16, 2016
The USB Implementers Forum today announced that it will certify USB chargers for use with smartphones, tablets, PCs, and other compatible gear. The organization has created a new logo that will be stamped on compliant chargers.
iPhone 7 Plus Intel Modem Not Equal to Qualcomm Modem
Oct 20, 2016
Under poor network conditions, the iPhone 7 Plus with Intel inside does not perform as well as the iPhone 7 Plus with Qualcomm inside. Apple sourced the iPhone 7 Plus modem from both Intel and Qualcomm.
YouTube Reimagines Its Premium Video and Music Services
May 17, 2018
YouTube today announced YouTube Premium and YouTube Music, services that replace YouTube Red and YT Music, respectively. Moving forward, YouTube Premium will be the video site's top-tier service, offering originals, ad-free play, background play, and downloads across YouTube.
T-Mobile Claims LTE-A Lab Downloads Reach 1.175 Gbps
Sep 8, 2017
T-Mobile and its technology partners Nokia and Qualcomm today said they've reached peak download speeds in excess of 1.175 Gbps using LTE-A equipment in a lab. In order to reach these speeds, T-Mobile and its partners used the "4.9G" Nokia AirScale Base Station together with the Qualcomm Snapdragon X20 LTE modem mobile test device.
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.