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BICS claims Asia Europe VoLTE first

BICS, the international wholesale arm of Belgian operator Proximus, reckons it’s successfully launched the first fully end-to-end international VoLTE call between Europe and Asia.

4G roll out lifts China Mobile 1H 2015 revenues

China’s dominant mobile operator – China Mobile – has reported operating revenues of RMB340.7 billion, up 4.9%, having increased its subscribers by 3.4% to over 810 million.

Europe curtails frivolous patent wrangling

The European Union’s Court of Justice has set limits and procedures on how competitors in any given market are able to challenge each other on patent infringement grounds.

T-Mobile pulls away from Sprint, challenges AT&T in Mexico

US-based MNO T-Mobile has revealed its subscriber figures for the second quarter of 2015, announcing total additions of 2.07 million customers. Meanwhile, the carrier also announced a new borderless roaming service for customers traveling to Mexico or Canada.

Nokia and du launch network testing drones in Dubai

Drones equipped with smartphones are being utilised by du to carry out analysis on its network across Dubai. The first test, announced by partner Nokia, took place at the Dubai International Stadium to report on network conditions when occupied by 25,000 attendees.

SK Telecom and Nokia claim another 5G milestone

SK Telecom and Nokia have unveiled one of the first results of their 5G technology collaboration, claiming to verified the performance of a user plane and control plane separation technique, which they reckon is a key enabling technology for 5G.

LTE Awards 2015 winners announced, Huawei wins twice

Last night saw Amsterdam’s De Duif play host to the LTE industry’s annual awards bash and gala dinner, with Huawei proving to be the big winner on the night picking up two awards. The LTE Awards 2015 saw more than 50 finalists represented at the annual celebration last night, with the panel of judges whittling down the shortlist from more than 150 initial nominations.

EE dreams of a networking heaven

A panel discussion featuring EE, Vodafone and Zain discussed the future of LTE networks, including monetising the network and NFV, at LTE World Summit in Amsterdam.

Orange urges operators not to wait for 5G to embrace IoT

Orange SVP of network architecture and design, Alain Maloberti, used his keynote address at the LTE World Summit to highlight how the French telco plans on embracing IoT, while looking towards the arrival of 5G.

KT targets 5G rollout for 2018 Winter Olympics

Korean mobile operator KT says it will be conducting 5G trials with a view to launching a live service ready for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, being hosted in the Korean city of Pyeongchang.


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