LTE

WIND Mobile LTE Network Announced, with Nokia Partnership

WIND has had enough of poor wireless network results and has finally taken the necessary steps to make the carrier really competitive: It has partnered with Nokia Networks to build its LTE network and so significantly increase network capacity and speed, achieve substantial network efficiency gains, and deliver better network experience for customers. The two...

Apple Sues Ericsson Over Excessive LTE Patent Royalties

The Swedish networking giant demands excessive royalties for patents that aren't essential to cellular standards, said Apple in a lawsuit filed against Ericsson in a Californian federal court. The LTE patents should be licenced under "fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory" terms , says the iPhone maker (via Reuters). It's not that Apple doesn't want to pay...

LTE Wireless to Account for 85% of Wireless Plans in Canada by 2019 [Report]

This year's 700 MHz and next year's 2500 MHz spectrum auctions will foster the growth of the Canadian wireless market, says a Pyramid Research report entitled, "Canada: Data Segment to Boom after LTE Spectrum Allocation". The market research company estimates the Canadian telecom industry will generate revenue of $46 billion this year, with the mobile segment contributing...

Watch: iPhone 6 vs iPhone 5s LTE Speedtest on Fido [VIDEO]

Following up on their iPhone 5s vs iPhone 6 Plus Wi-Fi speedtest, iClarified has now posted a video showing LTE download speeds compared on the Fido network, pitting the iPhone 5s vs the iPhone 6 using the Speedtest.net iOS app, which was recently updated for iOS 8: For those interested, these tests were performed with...

Videotron’s LTE Network Now Live in Quebec

After launching its wireless network four years ago, Videotron has reached another important milestone in the carrier’s history: It has launched its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, the company announced today. Videotron’s 4G LTE services reach nearly 90% of Quebec’s population and support theoretical download speeds of up to 150 Mbps. “At Videotron, innovation is...

Apple Not Working on LTE Modem, Qualcomm to Remain Sole Supplier

According to a report by Fudzilla, reliable industry sources have revealed that Apple is not developing its own LTE modem, amid rumours of its next generation A8 SoC to sport an integrated LTE modem (via GforGames). The source goes on to report that Intel, Nvidia and Samsung also do not have any SoC package yet that includes the...

TELUS Launches 4G LTE Network in Cobourg and Port Hope

TELUS this morning has announced the launch of its 4G LTE network in Cobourg and neighbouring town Port Hope, an area about 100 kilometres east of Toronto. This brings the faster wireless network to over 80 per cent of the Canadian population, or over 28 million people, in over 200 communities: Darryl Hutton, TELUS director...

Rogers Launches LTE Network in 7 New Markets Today

Rogers has announced today it has launched its LTE network in 7 additional markets, part of its earlier expansion plans: Airdrie, Alberta; Keswick; Ontario Hamilton, including Grimsby in Ontario Orillia, Ontario Stratford, Ontario Ottawa, including Kanata, Nepean, Gloucester, Stittsville and Cumberland The company tells us they are the first carrier to light up LTE in […]

More TELUS 4G LTE Network Launches in Ontario: Bowmanville, Cornwall

TELUS has announced this morning its 4G LTE network has launched in Bowmanville in the Durham region and Cornwall, again expanding its network in Ontario, part of an ongoing $650 million investment that started last year. The company says LTE coverage now serves 70 per cent of the Canadian population in roughly 170 markets. Coverage maps […]