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    LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation Optimization

    Carrier aggregation (CA) is the most important feature in LTE-Advanced because it improves the practical data rates, enhances network capacity, simplifies traffic management and extends the coverage area and provides a very robust performance in live networks. CA was defined in 3GPP Release 10. This white paper explains LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation technology and its evolution, beginning with the combination of FDD or TDD bands through to combining both FDD and TDD bands together as well as licensed and unlicensed frequencies. The practical performance of CA and optimization steps are also discussed. © Nokia 2015 This…
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    GSA Members and Associates Share Technology Insights Including on Future 5G Topics

    In 2014 GSA invited its Members and Associates to share their insights and experiences via the GSA website. This was part of its role to inform and educate the market about the opportunities from using mobile broadband technologies, (including HSPA, LTE and LTE-Advanced), and also to encourage thought-leadership. This resulted in a large increase of presentations and information papers available for download, complementing the many reports and papers produced and made available by the GSA itself via the website. The number of Members and Associates papers published on the GSA website in 2014 was almost…
    GSA Global | Report
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    Top 10 GSA Members Papers Q4 2014

    GSA member organizations may promote information papers, presentations and jointly-branded white papers on the GSA website to a highly targeted global industry audience including 66,000 registered users. This service is regarded by companies as a major membership benefit as a valuable complement to their existing marketing and communications channels. Members are provided with statistics confirming the different organization types downloading their documents including % share of downloads per file. Download the PDF for stats for the 3 months period October-December 2014 and the all-time downloads total for each paper. Over 222,000 files (GSA reports, information…
    GSA Global | Member Report
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    Report from CES 2015, Las Vegas (Arvani Group)

    The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) took place in Las Vegas over Jan 6-9. According to Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the show organizers, more than 3,600 exhibitors demonstrated their offerings to over 170,000 industry professionals. By arrangement with respected independent consultancy Arvani Group, we provide their insightful 2-page report from CES 2015, Las Vegas, January 6-9, 2015. Topics in this report: * 4K Ultra HD TV Going Mainstream While 8K Sets Are Officially Appearing * Automonous car technology * Internet of Things (IoT) * The Rise of Robots * Major Net Neutrality Decision Coming Up *…
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    VoLTE Global Status – List of 14 Launched Systems

    80 operators in 42 countries are investing in VoLTE deployments, studies or trials, including 14 operators who commercially launched HD voice service using VoLTE. Download the list of all VoLTE system investments (deployments, launches, trials, studies) in this short document, which is an extract from the Evolution to LTE report (January 7, 2015). Copyright (c) GSA - Global mobile Suppliers Association
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    LTE1800 Global Status – List of 158 Launched Networks

    The most widely used spectrum for LTE network deployments continues to be 1800 MHz (3GPP band 3). 158 LTE1800 networks are commercially launched in 76 countries. 1800 MHz is used in almost 44% of LTE network deployments and also has the largest user devices ecosystem. Over 42% of LTE user terminals can operate in the 1800 MHz band Download the list of all 158 commercially launched LTE1800 networks in this short document, which is an extract from the Evolution to LTE report (January 7, 2015). Copyright (c) GSA - Global mobile Suppliers Association
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    LTE TDD (TD-LTE) Global Status – List of 48 Launched Networks

    The LTE TDD mode (TD-LTE) for operators with unpaired spectrum had another year of growth in all regions, especially in China. 48 operators, which equates to more than 1 in 8 LTE operators, in 30 countries have commercially launched LTE service using the TDD mode. 31 operators deployed in TDD mode only 17 operators deployed both TDD and FDD modes Download the list of all 48 commercially launched LTE TDD networks including operating frequency bands, with a summary of the status of the user devices ecosystem, in this short document, which is an extract from…
    LTE-TDD | GSA Snapshot
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    LTE-Advanced Global Status – List of 49 Launched Networks

    107 operators are investing in LTE-Advanced technologies in 54 countries including 49 commercially launched networks. Download the list of all LTE-Advanced investments (deployments, launches, trials, studies) in this short document, which is an extract from the Evolution to LTE report (January 7, 2015). Copyright (c) GSA - Global mobile Suppliers Association
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    List of all 360 Commercially Launched LTE Networks

    360 networks are commercially launched in 124 countries. Download the full list with service launch dates in this short document, which is extracted from the Evolution to LTE report (January 7, 2015). For full details per operator see the full Evolution to LTE report, which may also be downloaded from http://www.gsacom.com/gsm_3g/info_papers.php4 Copyright (c) GSA - Global mobile Suppliers Association
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    Spectrum Bands Used in 360 Commercially Launched LTE Networks

    hart produced by GSA confirming the main spectrum bands which are currently used in 360 commercially launched LTE networks worldwide. Source of data: GSA Evolution to LTE report published January 7, 2015 1800 MHz (b3) is the most widely used contiguous band in 4G/LTE commercially launched systems deployments worldwide. The second most popular contiguous band is 2.6 GHz (b7), followed by 800 MHz (b20) then AWS (b4) Band 40 (2.3 GHz) and band 38 (2.6 GHz) are the most commonly used spectrum for TDD deployments
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    Global LTE Network Deployments

    MAP confirming the global scale of current LTE operator commitments, network deployments, commercial network launches, trials, and forecast for end 2015 Source of data: GSA Evolution to LTE report dated January 7, 2015 This map is free to use subject to accrediting GSA and website www.gsacom.com as the source Copyright (c) - GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association)  
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    GSA Evolution to LTE Report: 360 LTE Networks Launched

    This latest update to the Evolution to LTE report from GSA confirms that 360 LTE networks are now commercially launched in 124 countries. 312 operators deployed FDD mode only 31 operators deployed TDD mode only 17 operators deployed both FDD and TDD modes 96 LTE networks were launched in 2014. LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation deployment was the major trend in 2014. 49 operators have commercially launched LTE-Advanced in 31 countries. Taking account of additional deployments in progress, trials and studies, GSA calculates almost 30% of LTE operators are currently investing in LTE-Advanced technology. The most widely…
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    Commercially Launched LTE Networks Growth 2009 – 2014 (360 launched)

    Source of data: GSA Evolution to LTE reports and research up to January 7, 2015 This chart is also available as a JPEG file and PDF file at www.gsacom.com/news/statistics.php4 This chart is free to use subject to accrediting GSA and website www.gsacom.com as the source Copyright (c) - GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association)
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    SK Telecom’s View on 5G Vision

    SK Telecom’s View on 5G Vision, Architecture, Technology, Service, and Spectrum Introduction Direction and Key Requirements of 5G Vision Concept and Architecture Enabling Technologies Services Spectrum Appendix Author: Network Technology R&D Center, SK Telecom Copyright © 2014 SK TELECOM All rights reserved This document is made available here on the GSA website with the permission of the author. Opinions expressed in the content posted here are the personal opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of GSA. The content is provided for informational purposes only.
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    Turkcell launches world’s first 3-carrier HSDPA network (63.3 Mbps)

    Turkcell has commercially launched the world's first 3-carrier HSDPA network enabling 63.3 Mbps downlink / 11.5 Mbps uplink (theoretical peak speeds). 3C-HSPA is now fully integrated into Turkcell's 3G network. Here is the company press release. This document is made available here on the GSA website with the permission of the author. The content is provided for informational purposes only.
    GSA Global | Press Release
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