Thursday, 24 May 2018

How operators can turn LTE from challenge to opportunity

By Thad Dupper, chairman and CEO, Evolving Systems
Wednesday 19 October 11

Dynamic provisioning gives operators an immediate opportunity for engagement and interaction.

LTE has triumphed over WiMAX in the battle to become the 4G wireless technology of choice. According to a recent report from analyst firm In-Stat, LTE is set to be the dominant new mobile network technology, growing by 3,400% between now and 2015. In total, 20 commercial LTE networks have already been launched worldwide and at least 81 are expected to be in commercial service by the end of 2012. We are now seeing rapid growth in the number of LTE devices being developed, including everything from smartphones to tablet devices and USB modems. Questions remain: How are legacy services like voice and SMS going to be rendered? With the emphasis in the new LTE world on mobile broadband, operators will need to support these next-generation solutions while continuing to support 3G, 2G and, where appropriate…

LTE has triumphed over WiMAX in the battle to become the 4G wireless technology of choice. According to a recent report from analyst firm In-Stat, LTE is set to be the dominant new mobile network technology, growing by 3,400% between now and 2015. In total, 20 commercial LTE networks have already been launched worldwide and at least 81 are expected to be in commercial service by the end of 2012. We are now seeing rapid growth in the number of LTE devices being developed, including everything from smartphones to tablet devices and USB modems. Questions remain: How are legacy services like voice and SMS going to be rendered? With the emphasis in the new LTE world on mobile broadband, operators will need to support these next-generation solutions while continuing to support 3G, 2G and, where appropriate…

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