4G-LTE

U Mobile plans 4G-heavy US$1bil capex over next 5yrs
U Mobile Sdn Bhd, the fourth largest mobile operator in Malaysia, is planning a capital expenditure (capex) of RM3.5 billion to RM4 billion (US$790-900 million at current rates) over the next five years, mainly to expand its network coverage by adding 5,000 new sites.
Indonesia’s XL Axiata turns to Ericsson for 4G/ LTE deployment
PT XL Axiata Tbk has signed a three-year contract with Ericsson for the design and implementation of a 4G/LTE network and the upgrading of its existing 2G and 3G networks in Jakarta and Central Java.
4G networks to cover 35% of global population in 2015: GSMA
According to new data from GSMA Intelligence, 4G-LTE (Fourth Generation/ Long-Term Evolution) networks will cover more than a third of the global population by year-end as 4G deployments continue to accelerate across the world.
Indonesia to change licensing model for mobile operators
Indonesia’s Communication and Information Technology Minister Rudiantara wants to change the republic’s licensing model with mobile operators. What’s the rationale, will it be successful, and what are the challenges? Goh Thean Eu finds out at the NEC Innovative Solutions Fair 2015 in Jakarta.
U Mobile unveils RM1.5bil expansion plan, promises 2,000 more sites
U Mobile has announced an expansion strategy to strengthen its network through the rollout of an additional 1,000 new 3G (Third Generation) and 1,000 new 4G LTE (Fourth Generation/ Long-Term Evolution) sites.
Malaysians snapped up 630,000 media tablets in first half of 2014: GfK
The insatiable hunger for the latest tablets in Malaysia is driving the continued growth in sales of this popular technology, according to GfK.
IoT potential excites Telekom Malaysia
Telekom Malaysia’s Italian chief technology and innovation officer, Giorgio Migliarina, shares with Karamjit Singh why he sees strong opportunity in delivering IoT services
Global 4G/LTE divide will be wide in 2019: Ericsson Mobility Report
The number of active cellular Machine-to-Machine (M2M) devices will increase three to four times by 2019, from 200 million at the end of 2013, according to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report.
One billion LTE connections by 2017, according to GSMA study
The number of 4G-LTE (Fourth Generation-Long Term Evolution) connections worldwide is forecast to pass one billion by 2017, according to a new study by GSMA Intelligence, matching an earlier forecast by Ericsson.
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