The share of Dutch households with broadband connections reached the milestone of 90% during the third quarter of this year, according to Telecompaper’s latest quarterly report. The number of consumer broadband connections grew by 0.5% in the quarter to 6.86 million on September 30, 2014.
India is leading mobility growth globally and has the fastest growth for new mobile subscriptions with 18 million net additions in Q3 2014, according to the Ericsson Mobility Report. This is a substantial chunk of the 180 million connections added globally, just under rest of Asia (excluding China) and Africa as a whole, and largest […]
Ofcom has announced it will soon make more frequencies available to mobile broadband, resulting in increased speeds and a cheaper service. By using the 700MHz frequency band, currently in use by wireless microphones and digital terrestrial TV broadcasts, consumers in rural areas should also receive improved coverage. The communications regulator said the service should be […]
Telstra is rolling out public WiFi in Australia’s parks, beaches and city malls as part of a trial for a new network expected to grow to 2 million hotspots. And for a limited time, you can get access for free. The ambitious project will see more than two million WiFi hotspots installed in public areas […]
Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated today announce the successful completion of the world’s first inter-company interoperability testing of LTE Category 9 connectivity, with download speeds of up to 450 Mbps. Testing was conducted using Ericsson’s LTE-Advanced network infrastructure and QTI’s next-generation LTE-Advanced modem. The Category 9 speeds allow […]
Eric Xu, rotating CEO at Huawei, called for the mobile industry to work with partners outside of the traditional ecosystem in an effort to drive uptake of the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G markets. Reflecting on how the move from a voice-dominated world to a superfast mobile broadband, data-centric world has changed customer expectations, […]