Hong Kong to release spectrum for 5G services in 2019

Hong Kong’s telecoms regulator plans to open up new spectrum for 5G services in the 26GHz and 28GHz bands in ... Joseph Waring joins Mobile World Live as the Asia editor for its new Asia channel. Before joining the GSMA, Joseph was group editor for ... ( read original story ...)

4G is coming to the 'dumb' phone

will bring 4G LTE connectivity and services to entry-level (or "dumb") phones. It's designed for phone makers whose target customers don't have access to affordable smartphones, including emerging regions in India, Latin America and Southeast Asia. ( read original story ...)

Qualcomm Announces New Chips for LTE Feature Phones

This includes emerging regions, such as those in India, Latin America, and Southeast Asia," the company said in a press release. The 205 will be Qualcomm's lowest-end LTE system. Qualcomm 205-based phones will have up to 45 days of standby battery life ... ( read original story ...)

Wi-tribe installs first ever 4.5G LTE network in Pakistan

LTE Advanced upgrade investment is not only the first of its type in Pakistan but also the first 3.5 GHz deployment in South Asia and the Middle East. In a saturated market of broadband services, wi-tribe wants to be the game changer and leader of this ... ( read original story ...)