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Report: T-Mobile shows sharp improvement in HSPA network latency

T-Mobile US appears to have notably improved the latency speeds on its HSPA network in June and July when compared with the April-May timeframe, according to a new report form research firm OpenSignal.

Netflix adds Time Warner Cable to its pay-for-faster-play list

Now there are four major ISPs being paid by Netflix to speed its over-the-top streaming video to subscribers. Time Warner Cable has signed an interconnection agreement with the SVOD service, similar to Netflix's earlier deals with AT&T, Verizon and Comcast.

Sprint exec: Our spectrum position supports shared plans with large data buckets

NEW YORK--Sprint decided to introduce new shared data plans for families with large data buckets because it felt its spectrum position and network resources allowed it to do so in a way that would set it apart from the competition, according to a senior Sprint executive.

Telenor uncovers child labour usage in Myanmar network build

Telenor discovered that contractors constructing its new mobile network in Myanmar have been using child labour to develop base station sites in advance of the operator's launch of commercial services in the country in September.  

Surfline Communications and Alcatel-Lucent launch Ghana's first 4G LTE network

Alcatel-Lucent and Ghanaian operator Surfline Communications launched the country's first commercial 4G LTE network on Tuesday.

Analysys Mason: Russia set to lead CEE smartphone net additions through 2019

Smartphone net additions peaked in 2012 or 2013 in most of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), but will continue to increase in countries with larger populations (Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Poland and Romania), Analysys Mason forecasts.

3G/4G wireless network latency: How did Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile compare in July 2014?

Sprint continued to post the highest latency speeds in LTE transmissions. However, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile US posted latency results relatively close to those from Sprint.

RootMetrics: T-Mobile leapfrogs Sprint for No. 3 spot in overall network performance

T-Mobile US surpassed Sprint as the No. 3 carrier in terms of overall network performance, according to a new report from network testing firm RootMetrics, which covered the first half of 2014. That marks a reversal from RootMetrics' last report, which covered the second half of 2013 and was released in early March.

Mallinson: LTE Advanced is bringing more than just carrier aggregation in 3GPP Release 12

Carrier aggregation is a key feature of LTE advanced, delivering more efficient capacity utilisation and faster speeds; but LTE Advanced can deliver so much more, including heterogeneous network capabilities in particular. Coordinating the low-power layer of small cells with the macro network improves performance across the entire network while also further boosting efficiencies in spectrum use and power consumption, automating network configuration and optimisation.

Ooredoo Myanmar coverage hit by strong demand for service

Ooredoo is building new base stations on a daily basis in Myanmar to match strong demand for its service, which it launched commercially on Friday.