ERF Wireless gets FCC approval for 90 WiMAX transmission locations; Verizon CTO reveals all-at-once LTE rollout plan

> ERF Wireless announced it has obtained FCC approval for nearly 90 WiMAX 3.65-GHz transmission locations. Release

> ­Digicel Jamaica says it has awarded a contract to China's ZTE for a full turn-key solution for phase one of its 2.5GHz Mobile WiMAX network. Article

> A new survey published by the Global Mobile Suppliers Association is said to confirm 53 operators in 33 countries have committed to deploying HSPA Evolution systems. Article

> Verizon Wireless CTO Tony Melone said the operator plans to drop the traditional market-by-market rollout and opt for one big launch when it rolls out Long Term Evolution technology next year. Article

And Finally... Police have arrested a California pilot who they say stalked his ex-girlfriend by repeatedly flying his plane low over her house. Article


Live webinar on 27th Jan 2021: Voice over 5G – evolution, deployment, technology and testing aspects

Voice services have been reality since decades and the industry wants to continue their success story in wireless networks also with 5G. Find out the technology aspects behind incorporating voice services in 5G networks and outlines possible deployment scenarios. To achieve best user experience, we will also demonstrate how to test voice capabilities of 5G smartphones in different deployment scenarios by using the unique R&S®CMX500 radio communication tester and the R&S®CMsquares 5G test software solution from Rohde & Schwarz.