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LG U+ launches commercial LTE-Advanced service

LG U+ launches commercial LTE-Advanced service

July 31, 2013 at 8:35 am 0 comments

LG U+ has commercially launched ultra-high LTE-Advanced service commercial service in South Korea on July 18, 2013. The company now provides up to 150 Mbps data services over its commercial LTE network. LG U+ can now provide high-speed mobile broadband services like high-definition video, voice and data by supporting 150MbpsRead More

HTC Q3 revenue to drop 22 percent

HTC Q3 revenue to drop 22 percent

July 31, 2013 at 8:29 am 0 comments

HTC has forecasted Q3 revenue of NT$50 billion to NT$60 billion, a drop of around 22 percent vis-a-vis second quarter revenue. HTC has posted quarterly revenue of NT$70.7 billion, with gross margin of 23.2 percent and operating margin of 1.5 percent. Net profit and EPS were NT$1.25 billion and NT$1.50,Read More

Sony launches Xperia Z Ultra, biggest ever smartphone for Rs. 46,990

Sony launches Xperia Z Ultra, biggest ever smartphone for Rs. 46,990

July 31, 2013 at 2:05 am 0 comments

Sony today launched the biggest ever smartphone -Xperia Z Ultra- in the Indian market. The phone bears a sleek look and offers a 6.4 inch full HD display. Dimension wise, it comes with 6.5mm width, weighs 212 grams and provides a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. With Xperia Z Ultra, theRead More

Vodafone partners with Twitter

Vodafone partners with Twitter

July 30, 2013 at 6:27 pm 0 comments

Vodafone India, one of India’s leading mobile operator has announced a unique partnership with Twitter to drive faster, smarter and better mobile internet usage among its millions of customers. Under this arrangement, Vodafone India customers will experience the ‘Twitter for Android’ app and mobile.twitter.com free of any mobile charges forRead More

Alcatel-Lucent Q2 revenue at Euro 3.6 bn, up 1.9%

Alcatel-Lucent Q2 revenue at Euro 3.6 bn, up 1.9%

July 30, 2013 at 6:12 pm 0 comments

Alcatel-Lucent has today announced its second quarter 2013 results, reporting year-over-year revenue increase of 1.9 percent to Euro 3.6 billion. The increase in growth can be attributed to the IP division which has shown a strong growth of more than 25 percent in its IP division compared to the sameRead More

Alcatel-Lucent and Qualcomm to develop small cells

Alcatel-Lucent and Qualcomm to develop small cells

July 30, 2013 at 6:02 pm 0 comments

Alcatel-Lucent and Qualcomm Technologies announced today a plan to develop small cell base stations that enhance 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi networks to improve wireless connectivity in residential and enterprise environments. These next-generation small cells would combine Alcatel-Lucent’s proven expertise and innovation in developing small cell solutions with Qualcomm Technologies’ industry-leadingRead More

NSN to commercialize Telco Cloud

NSN to commercialize Telco Cloud

July 30, 2013 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

Telco Cloud shows that Nokia Siemens Networks cloud technology is on the brink of commercial deployment after comprehensive testing of mobile voice core services. The company successfully demonstrated an exhaustive set of use cases covering Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and other IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) based services in the TelcoRead More

TSSC creating skills eco-system for telecom sector

TSSC creating skills eco-system for telecom sector

July 30, 2013 at 1:11 am 0 comments

Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) is creating skills based ecosystem for the telecom sector and will cater to around 27 job roles under four categories. Recently, TSSC in cooperation with its founding members hosted a seminar on ‘Telecom Skills: Quality Assurance and Certification’. The seminar aimed at informing the stakeholdersRead More

NTT DOCOMO to launch 150 Mbps LTE service in October

NTT DOCOMO to launch 150 Mbps LTE service in October

July 30, 2013 at 1:06 am 0 comments

NTT DOCOMO of Japan is planning to launch 150 Mbps service in the month of October, 2013. NTT DOCOMO, a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living will begin verifying its Xi LTE service with a maximum downlink of 150 Mbps in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture from July 30. The verificationRead More

Juniper Networks CEO Kevin Johnson to retire

Juniper Networks CEO Kevin Johnson to retire

July 30, 2013 at 12:49 am 0 comments

Juniper Networks has announced that the company’s chief executive officer, Kevin Johnson, will retire once a successor is named. Johnson will continue to serve in his current capacities while an orderly transition is accomplished. The company’s board of directors has formed a search Committee of independent directors to lead aRead More