Samsung Electronics launched its first smartphones based on fourth-generation (4G) communication technology – Galaxy S2 LTE and Galaxy S2 HD LTE which is five times faster than the existing 3G mobile phones. The new phones are compatible with long-term evolution (LTE) technology.
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China based Huawei Technologies is planning to offer its 4G solutions to support broadband operators in India by December 2011. The company is in talks with Indian operators such as Reliance Industries for rolling out Long-Term Evolution (4G) solutions.
Ericsson recently demonstrated “LTE Advanced”, the next step of LTE (Long Term Evolution), over the air in a mobile environment. The LTE Advanced mobile broadband was 10 times faster than today’s commercial LTE networks. The commercial operation is expected to start in 2013.
Research In Motion (RIM) announced plans to launch two additional BlackBerry 4G PlayBook tablets during the second half of 2011, featuring support for LTE and HSPA+ high speed wide area wireless networks. It has ultra-portable design and it support Adobe Flash and HD multimedia.
Mobile broadband is exploding and LTE (Long Term Evolution) deployment is gaining momentum with mass-market reach expected by 2011. According to a white paper by Ericsson, GSMA VoLTE (Voice over LTE) is the preferred industry choice for mass-market voice services over LTE.