Nokia knocks Ericsson's FDD/TDD carrier aggregation claims; Cisco details new 802.11ac findings

Wireless tech news from around the web:

> Nokia networks blasted Ericsson's claim that it was the first to commercially deploy FDD/TDD carrier aggregation. Post

> Broadcom, one of the founding members of the Open Interconnect Consortium, has left the group, reportedly over a disagreement on how to handle intellectual property. Article

> Voice over LTE (VoLTE) has the potential to open several new revenue streams for operators beyond just increasing data income, the VP of EMEA business development for Alcatel-Lucent said. Article

>  Nokia Networks will provide its 4G TD-LTE technology including Evolved Packet Core, core application platforms, OSS, software, and services to support China Mobile's 4G network in the coming months. Release

> According to NTIA, four grant recipients--Adams County, Colorado; New Jersey; New Mexico; and Los Angeles (LA-RICS)--have executed 700 MHz LTE spectrum lease agreements with FirstNet. PDF filing

> According to new Cisco findings, there may be no real advantage to using 80 MHz channels with 802.11ac, and 40 MHz channels may be more ideal. Post

> Jibe Mobile is using WebRTC technology to put users' mobile phones into their Web browsers. Article

> Verizon Communications is teaming up with General Electric to provide connectivity for GE's software-enabled industrial machines and devices. The partnership comes exactly a year after GE and AT&T struck a similar arrangement. Article

> In the Internet of Things (IoT) world, one of the most critical operation support system (OSS) pieces is the IoT platform. Article

> UAE operator du sealed a deal to supply telecoms infrastructure and services for a 150,000-square-metre smart city project in Dubai, on the opening day of the annual Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX). Article

And finally… A police officer in Espanola, N.M., may have found a ghost. Article