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GSMA seeks clarity over Egypt's 4G spectrum plans

The GSMA called on the Egyptian authorities and the country's mobile industry to reveal their plans for the allocation of spectrum designed to support the future rollout of 4G services.

Austria's A1 offers 100 Mbps speeds in 'hybrid' fixed-mobile service

A1, the domestic telecoms unit of Telekom Austria, unveiled plans to combine fixed and mobile technology in a new "hybrid" service that allows the provision of home broadband services at speeds of up to 100 Mbps.

European operator chiefs explain why LTE remains relevant

In the midst of headlines proclaiming the latest developments towards defining 5G standards and specifications, or announcements regarding the march of the Internet of Things (IoT), it is easy to forget that many mobile operators are still in the throes of deploying LTE networks.

LTE still relevant despite a burgeoning 5G and IoT landscape

Long Term Evolution (LTE) doesn't seem to have lasted very long when you consider the prominence of news regarding the next generation of technologies including Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G.

Evercore: 'Carrier vitriol' toward tower companies likely to fade in march to 5G

Carriers may not love their tower partners right now, analysts at Evercore ISI say, but the romance is likely to pick up again next time they need to upgrade their networks.

CWA complains TDM-to-IP streamlining rules don't ensure broadband internet access

The Communications Workers of America union, which represents wireline employees for telcos including AT&T and Verizon, gave mixed reviews to the FCC's newly adopted Tech Transitions Order, which includes action to streamline telecom providers' requests to discontinue legacy voice services.

Verizon, AT&T, Intel, Nokia and more back White House initiative for 5G

The Obama administration said the U.S. will spend $400 million over the next seven years to research and develop next-generation wireless technologies.

Nokia claims Russian first after aggregating FDD-TDD for MTS

Nokia announced it completed the first commercial deployment of FDD-TDD carrier aggregation (CA) in Russia after a launch on MTS' LTE network in Moscow.

Etisalat turns to Canonical in NFV cloud infrastructre deployment

Canonical described a network functions virtualisation (NFV) cloud launched by Etisalat in Abu Dhabi as a first of its kind in two ways.

FCC OKs sweeping Spectrum Frontiers rules to open up nearly 11 GHz of spectrum

In one fell swoop, the FCC today put the U.S. in a 5G leadership position, voting 5-0 to approve its Spectrum Frontiers proceeding to make spectrum bands above 24 GHz available for 5G.