Mobile payments made using NFC will account for $130 billion (€105 billion) of consumer retail spending by 2020, according to data and analysis firm Strategy Analytics.
Mobile Europe has launched its CTO of the Year competition, its annual search for the most innovative executive in the mobile industry.
Nokia Networks will provide VoLTE for Telenor Denmark after the operator carried out successful live trials using the vendor’s LTE-based voice solution.
Nokia and Saudi-Arabian operator STC have conducted the first trial of TDD/FDD carrier aggregation in the region using a commercial chipset.
Poland-based operator P4 (Play) has launched LTE roaming services using an IPX platform from BICS.
Rohde & Schwarz has said there is a “clear path” to the commercial launch of LTE-A 3x carrier aggregation after it successfully simulated Category 9 throughput using Qualcomm’s latest modem.
The centralised radio access network (C-RAN) equipment market it set to top $10 billion (€8 billion) by 2018 as the technology becomes “the default 5G architecture”, according to new research from Infonetics.
The UK's four operators have avoided the spectre of enforced national roaming in place of a deal to offer at least 90 percent geographical coverage by 2017.
Luxembourg-based operator Tango will be the first in the country to go live with an LTE-Advanced network, offering customers download speeds of up to 225Mbps.
Orange and Ericsson have completed a live test of LTE-Advanced FDD carrier aggregation using the 3.5GHz frequency band.
Sonera has launched an LTE-A network in Helsinki thanks to carrier aggregation.
Cisco has launched an analytics service to help organisations extract and interpret big data from connected devices.
Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 810 SoC will support Category 9 carrier aggregation, offering download speeds of up to 450Mbps.