Association Study Shows LTE Networks Continue to Expand Globally
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, International, Wireless
August 30th, 2010
WASHINGTON, August 30, 2010 – The Global Mobile Suppliers Association has published new data showing that 101 firm LTE network deployments are in progress or planned in 41 countries. The number of network commitments is 71 percent higher than GSA reported in a similar survey six months ago.
TeliaSonera Launches LTE Network in Sweden
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, Europe, International
August 27th, 2010
WASHINGTON, August 27, 2010 – TeliaSonera will launch an LTE network in Gothenburg, Sweden. The firm plans to roll out its network across 25 cities by the end of 2010 and 218 different locations by the end of 2011
Uzbekistan to Get LTE Network
Asia, Europe, International, Mobile Broadband, Wireless
August 2nd, 2010
WASHINGTON, August 2, 2010- Russian owned Mobile TeleSytems has announced this week that it will be launching a LTE network in Uzbekistan. The network will be the first of its kind in central Asia and the first non-TeleSonera owned network.
Sweden’s Pirate Party to Launch ISP with Privacy Focus
Europe, International, Privacy
July 21st, 2010
WASHINGTON July 21, 2010- Sweden’s Pirate Party is planning to launch its own ISP which will be maintained by users. Subscribers will be responsible for fixing network issues and helping their fellow customers with technical support. The ISP will also not maintain any logs of usage. Users will access the ISP via an anonymous virtual private network service, iPredator, which famously manages The Pirate Bay.
Ofcom to Investigate Network Neutrality
FCC, International, Net Neutrality
June 25th, 2010
WASHINGTON, June 25, 2010 – Britain’s Office of Communications (Ofcom) has begun a request of information about network neutrality. The office specifically citied the Comcast case and the actions being taken by the Federal Communication Commission as a contributing factor as to why they believe they must inquire about the issue.
TeliaSonera to Launch Nation Wide LTE Networks in Sweden and Norway
June 18th, 2010
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2010 – Swedish Telecom firm TeliaSonera has announced that by the end of the year it will have deployed LTE to over 25 cities covering most of the nation and the four largest municipalities in Norway currently it already offers service in Oslo.