Sprint expects to deploy VoLTE starting this fall

It’s been a long time coming. Sprint has been preseeding the market with VoLTE-capable devices, and it expects to finally start commercially deploying VoLTE this fall. “For more than a year we’ve been testing VoLTE and preseeding our customer base ... ( read original story ...)

Qualcomm launches world’s first 2Gbps 5G LTE chip

Qualcomm has unveiled the Snapdragon X24 LTE modem, capable of supporting 2Gbps 5G. It's likely to be a couple of years before mobile networks offer full 5G speeds. Phones that use the modem will be futureproof and ready for next-generation networks. ( read original story ...)

Qualcomm takes LTE to the industrial edge

and strengthens the LTE foundation for future 5G NR multimode devices and networks. The Snapdragon X24 LTE modem will be featured in a live demonstration at MWC this month, in partnership with Ericsson, Telstra and Netgear. “The Snapdragon X24 LTE modem ... ( read original story ...)

Qualcomm claims world’s first 2 Gbps LTE modem

It serves as a timely reminder of several home truths amid the 5G fervor, as Willeneger alluded to. LTE isn’t going anywhere; it will be the primary vector for mobile data for several years yet and even when 5G starts to ramp up LTE will be the fallback ... ( read original story ...)

Snapdragon X24 blurs the line between 4G LTE and 5G

Qualcomm, it would seem, is starting 2018 with a bang. Last week, the company announced that its Snapdragon X50 would enter testing this year with carriers around the world and feature in 5G phones beginning next year. This week, the focus is back on 4G ... ( read original story ...)