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GSA: 96 LTE networks commercially launched in 2014

Some 96 LTE networks were launched in 27 countries in 2014, taking the total number of commercial LTE networks to 360 in 124 countries by the end of the year according to latest figures released by the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA).

Fixed-mobile convergence, M&A drive European wireless transformation in 2014: Year in Review

In this overview of 2014, we have focused on five key trends: fixed-mobile convergence and quad-play; mergers and acquisitions; "5G;" connected cars; and the resurgence of European device manufacturers. The reasons for focusing on these five areas and the news that shaped them are probably obvious to anyone who has been following the industry closely this year.

Ho's Perspective: How will Verizon and AT&T battle Sprint and T-Mobile in 2015?

2014 is nearly at and end and it's the time of the year when there are countless year-end review articles and 2015 predictions. While there were many highlights of 2014, I choose to hone in on network and competition.  Instead of predictions, my 2015 expectations have been laid out with technology paths and the previous year's events.

Tele2 unveils LTE rollout targets for Netherlands and Baltic States

Tele2 set out its LTE and LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) rollout targets for the Netherlands and the Baltic States, as the Sweden-based group also unveiled a multi-year investment programme expected to cost around SEK1 billion (€107 million/$132 million) and yield annual savings of SEK1 billion from 2018.

AT&T's Donovan: We'll deploy carrier aggregation where we can, based on spectrum availability

AT&T Mobility is going to deploy carrier aggregation technology where it can, depending on how much spectrum it has available to meld together, according to a senior company executive.

The rise and rise of 4G in Europe

Europe's mobile players are extremely focused on the rollout and promotion of 4G services. So much so that a recent report from the GSM Association claimed that 4G will underpin Europe's mobile recovery.

RootMetrics: In study of 52 markets, Verizon leads on maximum sustained downlink speeds, followed by T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint

Thanks to an exclusive partnership between FierceWireless and network testing firm RootMetrics, readers will be able to see the maximum recorded downlink and uplink speeds the firm observed for the four Tier 1 carriers across eight different regions in the U.S. The data also lets readers see which regions of the country in general let wireless customers access the highest peak downlink and uplink speeds. RootMetrics conducted extensive testing across the country both in the first half of 2014 and in the third quarter to gauge how the four Tier 1 carriers fared in terms of maximum downlink and uplink speeds.

ABI Research: LTE handset shipments expected to near 680M in 2015

ABI Research estimates that 676 million 4G LTE handsets will be shipped in 2015, increasing by 204 million units from 2014.

Verizon to launch carrier aggregation, more LTE Advanced features in 2015

BEDMINSTER, N.J.-- Verizon Wireless plans to launch carrier aggregation for its 700 MHz and AWS spectrum in 2015 along with other LTE Advanced features, according to a Verizon executive.

Infonetics: LTE Advanced, small cells to help microwave gear market bounce back in 2015

After drooping revenues in 2014, coming deployments of LTE Advanced technologies and small cells are expected to drive the microwave equipment market back to growth, according to a new report from Infonetics Research.