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Evolution to LTE

Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) publishes update to Evolution to LTE Information Paper

This is a concise Information Paper of the business drivers, objectives and targets for LTE - Long Term Evolution and SAE - System Architecture Evolution, including network operator commitments and deployment/launch plans, device/platforms availability, agreement on licensing IPR, latest trials results, spectrum, and plans for future evolution of LTE for consideration for the ITU IMT-Advanced standard.



3G Americas publishes its Mobile Broadband Evolution White paper

Entitled 'The Mobile Broadband Evolution: 3GPP Release 8 and Beyond', the paper fully explores HSPA+, SAE/LTE and LTE-Advanced from a technical, business and applications approach and makes comparisons to other mobile broadband technologies.



3G Evolution Steps Confirmed by Multiple Operators for HSPA+, LTE and EDGE Evolution

New GSA summary of network deployments, launches status, trends and evolution of GSM/EDGE, WCDMA, HSPA, HSPA+ and LTE

The latest issue of the GSA GSM/3G Market Update is now [available for
download->http://www.gsacom.com/gsm_3g/market_update.php4#GSA_GSM_3G_Network_Update_Feb2009] with a concise 4-page summary of network deployments, launches status, trends and evolution of GSM/EDGE, WCDMA, HSPA, HSPA+ and LTE systems.



Timely access to spectrum is essential for India

Timely access to spectrum is essential for India to keep pace with mobile broadband developments worldwide.

3G industry association the UMTS Forum (www.umts-forum.org) congratulates India’s Ministry of Communications & IT for having publicly presented and clarified on 12 December at India Telecoms 2008 the details of licensing and other conditions for the 3G & BWA auctions that are expected to take place by end January 2009. At present India has over 325 million mobile subscribers, projected to increase to 650 million by end 2012.



Cell-to-cell interference between femtocells and the macro network not a barrier

A femtocell radio study, conducted by the Femtoforum, found that femtocells have the potential to deliver an order of magnitude more capacity than the macro network alone when used in dense deployments, even when occupying the same radio channel as the macrocells.


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