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    Report: China Not Sitting Out the LTE Smartphone 'Revolution'

    According to market research firm Infonetics Research, China is not looking at playing a small role in the LTE smartphone revolution taking place the world over. Freshly released excerpts from the research firm’s 1st quarter 2014 report exploring the mobile market points to China’s increasing interest and ballooning stake in 4G LTE. “The tremendous LTE …   Read More

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    Mobile Broadband Services a Higher Priority for Operators

    In anticipation of their conference call this morning (led by Richard Webb at 11 A.M. EST for his live femtocell market recap and outlook), market research firm Infonetics Research has just released excerpts from its latest Residential and Enterprise Femtocell Equipment report. “Overall, the femtocell and enterprise small cell equipment market has seen robust unit …   Read More

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    IDC: Mobile Broadband Increasingly Important Across Asia

    According to a new report from IDC, mobile services market in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) region is considered as a very dynamic market compared to other regions, from emerging to mature market. Many mobile operators have been struggling for quite some times to maintain growth in revenue, especially on voice services revenue. “From 2012 to …   Read More

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    Strong iPhone Sales Pushing 4G LTE Adoption in China

    China Mobile, which remains the world’s biggest mobile carrier with its 788 million subscribers, will likely send a thank-you note to Apple in the very near future. According to published reports out of Asia ahead of the weekend, strong iPhone sales are mostly responsible for accelerating 4G LTE adoption across China. As of this writing, …   Read More

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    Verizon Fires Up XLTE Network

    The nation’s largest wireless carrier, Verizon, has signaled the green light for its new XLTE network, which effectively doubles download speeds for individuals with any number of current-generation and some legacy mobile devices from across the iOS and Android ecosystems. Verizon says XLTE represents the “next step in ensuring the very best high-speed data experience …   Read More

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    Which Carrier is Tops for Tablet Growth?

    MMW was privy to an advance look at Strategy Analytics’ new Wireless Operator Strategies (WOS) service report, which estimates that tablets with mobile broadband subscriptions using 3G and 4G LTE will grow more than five times in the next five years. All told, tablets will reach nearly 250 million people in 2018 at a global …   Read More

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    AT&T Aims to Mobilize the Sky

    AT&T, the nation’s second largest mobile carrier, thinks the sky’s the limit. For that reason, the company announced plans this week to launch a high-speed 4G LTE-based in-flight connectivity service for airlines and passengers in commercial, business and general aviation. Few details are known beyond the stated objective to launch the service in late 2015.   Read More

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    4G LTE Investment Climbing Across Latin America

    ABI Research is out with a new projection that calls for growth of 10% in mobile telecoms capital expenditure (CapEx) in Latin America this year, rising to $6.1 billion. What’s driving the investment boom? Upgrades and expansion of 3G WCDMA and 4G LTE coverage will result in radio access network-related spending capturing 40% of CapEx. …   Read More

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    Global LTE Subscriptions to Top 2 Billion in 5 Years

    Last year, global LTE-related subscriptions topped 229.7 million. It’s a lofty number for sure, but one that will appear dismal in comparison to the numbers projected for 2019. Said subscriptions will continually grow at a CAGR of 43.6% between 2013 and 2019, ABI projects, to exceed 2 billion. By the close of 2013, LTE-TDD subscribers …   Read More

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    Report: The Pace of LTE Network Deployment is Accelerating

    Visiongain, an independent media company in Europe, reports that the speed at which LTE network deployment is accelerating may actually surprise you. While it’s no secret that everyone and their grandmother has heard about LTE’s rampant growth, the growth is likely much greater than most realize. As mobile operators are investing to keep pace with …   Read More