LTE-Advanced

Nokia Siemens pushing 4G speeds beyond 1.6 Gbps

NSN has pulled off another speed test record, pushing 1.6 Gbps of bandwidth through an LTE network. The technology is hardly ready for commercial use, but unlike many of the other concept networks vendors design, this one might actually get built.

LTE-Advanced: Think of it as broadband for cars

The ITU has approved the LTE-Advanced standard, and the web understandably got excited, proclaiming the arrival of ‘5G’. We’re also pretty amped up about LTE-Advanced and the huge gains in speeds, capacity and network efficiency it will deliver, but we also think the party is a bit premature.

Sprint details first LTE launch cities, expansion plans

Sprint will launch LTE in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and six other smaller markets by mid-2011, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse revealed Thursday. He also went into more detail about how it planned to grow its initial low-bandwidth LTE network into a big fat one.

Clearwire planning LTE-Advanced with 120 Mbps trials

After building a WiMAX network in the U.S., Clearwire plans to leverage its current infrastructure and roll out an LTE-Advanced mobile broadband service. The new network has shown 120 Mbps wireless downloads in trials, and will be targeted in areas where Clearwire already has WiMAX equipment.

10 Things You Need to Know About LTE-Advanced

LTE-Advanced, which would actually be an acceptable 4G wireless standard under the original definition of 4G, has gigabit wireless speeds and even more. I’ll detail the 10 things you need to know about the next gen wireless standard that will follow LTE in a few years.

As LTE Hits 1 Gbps, 3G Tries to Keep Pace

Long-Term Evolution (LTE), the wireless broadband technology that is being rolled out on networks around the world is heading past 1 Gbps speeds, thanks to Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo. But HSPA backers are not throwing in the towel just yet and are boosting speeds.