ZTE Achieves World’s First TD-LTE and 2G/3G Handover Interoperability Test
Source: ZTE press release
ZTE Corporation announced that it has completed the industry’s first interoperability test (IOT) between TD-LTE terminals and GSM/UMTS/CDMA EV-DO networks.
MTN pilots LTE in South Africa
MTN, the South African network operator, has announced that it has activated an LTE pilot program in Gauteng. The network consists of over 100 LTE sites and the operator said that these will all be activated in stages over the next few months.
Verizon Innovation Center Celebrates Opening Day With Partners In 4G LTE Ecosystem
Source: Verizon Wireless press release
Verizon marked the official opening of the Verizon Innovation Center, located in Waltham, Mass., at the heart of the high-technology industry in the Northeast. Conceived as a place where companies large and small, entrepreneurs and others across the LTE ecosystem would come together to create the next generation of products that wirelessly connect people, places and things, the Verizon Innovation Center stands ready to propel the development of solutions that spotlight the power and possibilities of 4G LTE.
Videos and images from the opening day at http://news.vzw.com/news/2011/07/pr2011-07-13.html.
4G LTE Devices To Arrive For AT&T Customers
Source: AT&T press release
AT&T plans to launch 4G LTE service in five markets this summer – Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio - and extend it to at least 15 markets and to cover 70 million Americans by the end of 2011.
Taoglas launches LTE septa-band surface mount antenna
Source: Taoglas press release
Taoglas Limited launched the PA.700.A “Viking” antenna, a LTE, septa-band, surface mount antenna (SMT)
Tekelec Introduces Integrated LTE Solutions
Source: Tekelec press release
Tekelec has successfully integrated its session, policy, performance and subscriber data management products into new LTE solutions.