Thursday, 23 November 2017

Why the mobile world is gravitating towards LTE

By Dan Warren, GSMA
Monday 10 January 11

'Why has LTE caught the eye of WiMAX operators? The answer is the growing maturity of LTE TDD.'

The bigger the mass, the bigger the gravitational force. Now accounting for about 4.5 billion mobile connections worldwide, the GSM community is drawing in major players from surrounding ecosystems seeking to tap the massive economies of scale, the interoperability and the diversity of equipment that are the hallmarks of GSM's global success. CDMA and WiMAX operators are gravitating towards Long-Term Evolution (LTE) - the latest addition to the GSM family of technologies. Now a fully-fledged commercial technology, LTE networks are live in Scandinavia, the U.S., Poland and Uzbekistan and elsewhere. In all, 130 operators around the world, including all the leading global players, have committed to rolling out LTE…

The bigger the mass, the bigger the gravitational force. Now accounting for about 4.5 billion mobile connections worldwide, the GSM community is drawing in major players from surrounding ecosystems seeking to tap the massive economies of scale, the interoperability and the diversity of equipment that are the hallmarks of GSM's global success. CDMA and WiMAX operators are gravitating towards Long-Term Evolution (LTE) - the latest addition to the GSM family of technologies. Now a fully-fledged commercial technology, LTE networks are live in Scandinavia, the U.S., Poland and Uzbekistan and elsewhere. In all, 130 operators around the world, including all the leading global players, have committed to rolling out LTE…

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