ZTE demos voice over LTE; GSMA: LTE connections in APAC to exceed 120M in 2015

> ­ZTE says it has demonstrated a successful IMS-based (IP Multimedia Subsystem) Voice over LTE (VoLTE) call with Hong Kong-based mobile network, CSL. The calls were based on IMS and used conventional 2G/3G handsets. ZTE also demonstrated additional services such as call forwarding and call waiting. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent today announced the commercial availability of its broadcast message center (BMC) solution that is designed to help wireless carriers comply with new federal emergency-alert standards and help them generate new revenue streams through location-based advertising. Article

> Huawei expects to double the 4G commercial networks it is building in 2011. Huawei also expects its LTE trial networks to rise to 100 in 2011 from 70 this year according to a Reuters report. Article

> According to GSMA research the number of LTE connections in Asia Pacific will exceed 120 million by 2015. Article

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