Transatel, the IoT enabler and service provider for Microsoft's Surface Pro with LTE advanced, promises "out-of-the-box, global cellular connectivity" directly upon opening the device "for the first time".
More than one million new mobile broadband subscribers are being added to networks around the world every day, with an estimated 2.6 billion subscribers expected to be signed up through to 2022.
A world record has been set in Finland with Elisa and Huawei achieving a speed of 1.9 Gbit/s "in the 4G network".
4G services have undergone explosive growth in the 2nd quarter of 2015 and, at the current rate, will breach the 1 billion mark in 2016. LTE-Advanced is also growing rapidly.
Telstra feels the need for a new breed of speed, with 4GX in over 1000 towns and suburbs from 2 January 2015 as 600 new locations get switched on and masses more to come.
Ericsson has staged what it says is the first demonstration of LTE Advanced over the air in a mobile environment, achieving download speeds of 900Mbps.
The head of the ITU has stated categorically that every vendor and operator using the term '4G' for current wireless technologies is in error.
The IEEE has approved the next iteration of mobile WiMAX as IEEE802.16m, the first true 4G version of mobile WiMAX.
Nokia Siemens Networks, in conjunction with US mobile operator T-Mobile, has submitted a proposal for a new HSPA standard that would deliver downstream bandwidths up to 650Mbps. Although the LTE and LTE-Advanced standards provide a clear roadmap to 1Gbps, Nokia Siemens says it is important to maintain a migration path to higher bandwidths for HSPA.
The ITU has formally ratified LTE-Advanced and the next generation of WiMAX, WirelessMAN-Advanced, as 4G wireless technologies.
Telstra appears to be in the box seat regarding the Australian introduction of Long Term Evolution (LTE) 3G technology.
The WiMAX Forum has announced plans to bring forward feature upgrades to the mobile WiMAX standard that will improve throughput, particularly at the fringes of cell sites.
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