Qualcomm has announced its 5th-gen multimode modem, capable of Cat10 LTE download speeds of 450Mbps.
Canadian telecoms provide some of the worst service-per-dollar anywhere in the world.
Qualcomm introduced the new Snapdragon 210 chip, which brings LTE-Advanced capabilities to a market where 3G has been the norm until now.
We have reports that Samsung will not wait for IFA in September to launch their latest monster phone, the Galaxy Note 4. Instead, they are expected to launch early in an effort to combat the pending Apple phone releases, also expected in September.
Industry sources from South Korea state that Samsung and LG are preparing new flagship smartphones, to coincide with the launch of a new high-speed LTE-A network in the country.
According to a report from GigaOm, AT&T has gone live with LTE-A carrier aggregation in several markets, making it the first major US carrier to offer such data speeds. But so far it doesn’t look like anyone has a handset that can make use of it.
By combining three distinct spectrum bands, two of Korea’s largest carriers will be able to offer LTE download speeds of up to 300Mbps by the end of the year.
When it comes to picking the fastest data carrier there are loads of choices, but perhaps the most important decision is deciding between a 4G or LTE.
An executive told the press that T-Mobile is preparing to roll out “LTE-Advanced features” by the end of 2013. Most likely, T-Mobile will enable just a few of the many technologies that make up the LTE-Advanced standard.
LG and Qualcomm officially announced that the follow up to the successful Optimus G, expected later this year, will be powered by a Snapdragon 800 SoC.