Ericsson said the number of global mobile broadband subscribers grew by around 25 per cent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2015, taking the total to 3.1 billion by the end of the period.
Ericsson's ConsumerLab announced that communications services remain the most used function on smartphones, accounting for at least 30 per cent of the time users spend using their device.
Huawei's 2014 operating profit came in at the high end of earnings guidance provided by the company mid-January, as the equipment vendor reported a record full year net profit.
BARCELONA, Spain--Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg predicted video will generate half of all mobile data traffic in 2015, as the number of people viewing streaming video exceeds those watching scheduled broadcast TV.
Ofcom on Wednesday confirmed it will open up the 700 MHz frequency band to mobile operators for wireless broadband services.
Ofcom's first research into mobile broadband performance since its 4G auction in 2013 shows LTE delivers much higher speeds than 3G, but there are considerable differences in performance between operators and cities.
Alcatel-Lucent won what it says is one of the first 450MHz network rollout deals in Scandinavia, agreeing a deal to deploy mobile broadband networks for AINMT Holdings.
Telecoms operators can be sure to keep only about half of their existing customer base over the next 12 months, according to a major global survey by Ovum.
Nokia Networks is launching a raft of mobile broadband products this week, with latest developments focused on tackling the growing problem of capacity demands on operator networks.
Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri said the company's Networks business will begin delivering year-over-year growth in the second half of 2014, despite operating profit at the division slipping 14 per cent annually in the second quarter.