P3 to test UK mobile network performance

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The consulting and testing firm P3 communications announced the launch of a regular mobile network benchmark in the UK. Based on voice and data measurements, the benchmark is designed to analyze and objectively compare the performance of all UK mobile networks from the end-user’s perspective. It will focus on voice and data services on LTE smartphones. Measurements will be conducted across the big metropolitan areas, the …

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My Mix Vip tariff by M:tel (Bosnia)

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Bosnian  operator m:tel has introduced the My Mix Vip tariff, which includes calls, SMS and mobile internet, plus the possibility of purchasing a mobile phone for BAM 1. The monthly subscription for the service is BAM 150 and the plan comes with 1,000 minutes to all networks in Bosnia, 5,000 minutes of calls to the m:tel fixed and mobile network, …

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Dhiraagu upgrades mobile network, implements 4G LTE (Maldives)

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Dhiraagu, the Maldives communications provider has rolled out works to upgrade its mobile network and implement 4G LTE services. Dhiraagu will install new equipment as part of the second stage of the field work in its upgrade project. The operator will upgrade its mobile network in greater Male’ area from 17 to 21 August 2014. Dhiraagu will be fully completing …

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Beeline upgrades network (Russian Federation)

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Vimpelcom, Russian mobile operator working under the Beeline brand, has introduced Dual Carrier-HSPA+ (DC-HSPA+) technology on 85% of its network in the city of Irkutsk, supporting speeds up to 42 Mbps. The operator also introduced the DC-HSDPA technology on its 3G network in the Belgorod region, with an average broadband speed of 8-14 Mbps there, as reported by sources.

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Ericsson, SoftBank demo Mobility-based Policy (Japan)

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Ericsson and Japanese mobile operator SoftBank are developing a Mobility-based Policy for congested network environments. The policy is designed to allow operators to dynamically allocate the best radio resources on a per-user, per-terminal basis. Ericsson’s Mobility-based Policy creates a direct connection between Ericsson SGSN-MME and Ericsson Service-Aware Policy Controller. This connection enables mobility management information from the SGSN-MME to go …

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