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Elitecore launches new platform to speed up monetisation

Dhaval Vora:

Solution to help customers support 20% more sessions in the same hardware capacity

Turkey gets first live mobile LTE stream

 LTE Broadcast combines Evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services (eMBMS) with HEVC compression technology and MPEG-DASH to increase the efficiency and responsiveness of delivering video to consumers when, and how they demand it.

Turkcell broadcasts a derby using its LTE Broadcast solution from Ericsson

Zain KSA and Nokia deploy LTE-A carrier aggregation

Zain KSA and Nokia have signed a MoU to collaborate on an initiative to transform Jeddah into a model for smart cities in the by 2018.

Aggregation on 900 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2100 MHz bands to boost speeds up to 187.5 Mbps

Nokia and STC test MulteFire to utilise unlicensed spectrum

As data demand continues unabated, mobile operators want to explore more opportunities in other spectrum bands, for example the 5GHz band, to reach more of their subscribers in private enterprise networks.

Test showed how MulteFire can co-exist with Wi-Fi

Gemalto offers audio services over LTE


Integration of voice into industrial IoT applications to optimise control

Ericsson and MTN partner for LTE-U trial in Africa

Today, unlicensed spectrum is generally utilized by Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technologies. LTE-U provides an efficient option for spectrum use by extending the benefits of LTE to unlicensed spectrum.

LTE-U to enable MTN to optimise spectrum assets, while enabling higher data speeds

Zero.1 to roll out LiFi in French Polynesia

Marc Fleschen:

Partners with OPT to deliver LiFi enabled LED street lights Google Plus
In pics: Findings of 'Media in the Middle East survey 2016 '
Photos In pics: Findings of 'Media in the Middle East survey 2016 '

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BCSG: Time to listen to SMBs’ needs
Business BCSG: Time to listen to SMBs’ needs

Cloud provider comes up with new platform to aid telcos in capturing SMB market

May the force be with you (and your digital transformation)
Opinion May the force be with you (and your digital transformation)

Uri Gurevitz, director of market insight & strategy,Amdocs looks at DX for operators


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