News tagged with mobile network

Mobile makers eye bonanza in Africa

Africa's mobile phone market, the fastest-growing in the world, is the last frontier for the industry with the promise of unlocked riches luring global interest including from Chinese handset makers.

dateFeb 27, 2013 in Telecom
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Mobile industry sees 4 bn subscribers by 2018

The $1.0-trillion (750-million-euro) global mobile industry predicted Monday a boom in subscribers to four billion people by 2018 as the world's largest mobile fair opened in Barcelona, Spain.

dateFeb 25, 2013 in Telecom
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Lightning-fast mobile hits speed bump in Europe

Lightning-fast fourth generation mobile networks are spreading rapidly worldwide, led by the United States, Japan and South Korea, but Europe lags behind and its economic crisis could brake investment, an ...

dateFeb 25, 2013 in Telecom
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TD-LTE breakthroughs showcased at Mobile World Congress 2013

Nokia Siemens Networks is highlighting TD-LTE innovation at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona. This includes a demonstration of data traffic offloading between TD-LTE and FDD-LTE using the company's Single RAN Advanced Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station and a commercially available du ...

dateFeb 21, 2013 in Telecom
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UK raises less than hoped from 4G mobile auction

The British government raised a less-than-expected amount from its 4G mobile auction that will result in five companies providing the country with super-fast mobile Internet services, a watchdog said Wednesday.

dateFeb 20, 2013 in Telecom
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Researchers developing faster video streaming

In the smartphones and tablet era, more and more users are watching videos on the move—with a resulting strain on mobile networks. The combination of the HEVC video compression standard with LTE brings ...

dateFeb 05, 2013 in Telecom
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NEC swings to quarterly net profit

Japanese information technology firm NEC said Thursday it had swung to a net profit in the October-December quarter, thanks in part to improved sales in defence systems and mobile networks.

dateJan 31, 2013 in Business
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Ericsson posts Q4 loss, but sales up

Wireless equipment maker Ericsson posted a 6.46 billion kronor ($1.02 billion) loss in the fourth quarter due to a massive one-time charge, but said Thursday its sales rose 5 percent as mobile operators invested in broadband ...

dateJan 31, 2013 in Business
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