GSMA: 26 operators committed to LTE

According to research released by the Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GMSA), 26 operators have committed to Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology. Ten network operators are ready to launch their networks by 2010, according to the report. These include Verizon, MetroPCS and CenturyTel. In Europe, TeliaSonera in Sweden and Norway have announced plans, while Japanese operators NTT DoCoMo and KDDI or planning rollouts. Canada's Rogers Wireless, Telus and Bell Canada will roll out networks in 2010 as well. Sixteen more telecommunications companies will launch their LTE 4G services after 2010. Article