Telstra has released what it claims is the first mobile broadband device in the Australian market to feature the LTE-Advanced category 6 technology.
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LTE provides consumers with a broadband-like mobile experience, and operators with increased network efficiency. So why isn’t it more widespread? Because there are still a few more speed bumps on the road.
The UK's first 4G LTE network now covers 45 percent of the population, thanks to increased investment in the next-generation broadband service.
4G LTE has arrived in the UK - but unless prices fall, the service will never become a replacement for fixed-line broadband or a stop-gap measure to help solve the rural broadband crisis.
The operator's LTE services have been turned on in 11 major cities, and EE has also started selling fibre-based super-fast fixed broadband across the country.
The 76-year run for analogue TV services has come to an end, taking the venerable Ceefax service with it. The UK's TV services are all-digital now, allowing freed-up spectrum to be auctioned off to LTE mobile broadband providers.
Japanese mobile operator Softbank plans to use eAccess' bandwidth to expand its broadband services, particularly LTE, as it prepares for the launch of Apple's iPhone 5.
Malaysian broadband provider will join the Global TD-LTE Initiative's steering committee to help promote the wireless technology as a major standard in the mobile broadband space.
Microsoft's Surface tablets will initially reject mobile broadband connectivity for a Wi-Fi-only approach, according to reports.Sources quoted by Bloomberg on Friday said the first models of Microsoft iPad rival would come without the option of 3G or '4G' LTE, both of which are options in Apple's tablet.
Long-term evolution (LTE) may be the technology that brings faster mobile broadband speeds, but research shows that users are rejecting native 3G connectivity for Wi-Fi, and, if history repeats itself, the same could occur for native 4G support in tablets.
More rumours surfacing this afternoon 'confirm' that the next-generation iPad will have 4G LTE capabilities, offering its soon-to-be users super high-speed mobile broadband.
There are now more than a billion connections to networks using the 3GPP family of mobile broadband standards, the UMTS Forum has said.The 3GPP family includes such as WCDMA, HSPA/HSPA+ and LTE, as well as the China-specific TD-SCDMA.
CES 2012: GM and Verizon partner to bring 4G LTE wireless broadband to the car.
Leighton Holdings subsidiary Visionstream has been picked by Swedish network vendor Ericsson to handle the construction work for the National Broadband Network's (NBN) fixed-wireless time division duplex long-term evolution (TDD LTE) network.
The companies are keen to show how LTE technology used over 800MHz spectrum can fill in rural broadband notspots, an issue that attracts millions in government subsidies
The late arrival of LTE means British businesses must use older mobile broadband technologies, leading to a time loss that costs industry millions of pounds a year, according to Open Digital
As long-term evolution (LTE) networks, such as Telstra's new 4G network, bring about super fast mobile broadband to consumers across the globe, they could also potentially open up smartphones, tablets and other devices to hacks that previously only concerned PC users, according to network vendor Alcatel-Lucent.
Proposed Greens legislation to restrict the construction of mobile towers would impact the deployment of the fixed-wireless long-term evolution (LTE) network deployment as part of the National Broadband Network (NBN), according to the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA).
The so-called 4G standard LTE still has major problems with mobility, Research in Motion's senior director of radio standards has said.Speaking at Mobile Broadband World 2011 in Berlin on Monday, Johanna Dwyer said there was no doubt LTE would have "a large commercial uptake", but "there are a lot of mobility issues that will prove not to be completely solved".
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