Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 4 LTE-A with LTE-Advanced tri-Band CA

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 LTE-A

LTE speeds continue to get faster and faster. Samsung yesterday announced a new Galaxy Note 4 variant capable of peak download speeds of 300Mbps using LTE Advanced (LTE-A) Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation (CA). That’s fast enough to download a 700MB movie in 19 seconds or 10 4MB songs in about one second. “The LTE-A Tri-Band CA smartphone is a meaningful advancement […]

Rogers launches LTE-Advanced coverage in 12 cities

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Rogers Wireless today announced that it has turned on LTE-Advanced capabilities in 12 Canadian cities to bring even greater download speeds to its customers. Billed as “the next evolution of wireless technology,” the technology combines Rogers’ 700MHz and AWS spectrum to offer download speeds up to 150Mbps to a growing range of devices and across more markets. “This new network technology allows us to […]

Apple iPhone 5S variant to support LTE-Advanced?


When Samsung unveiled its Galaxy S4 LTE-Advanced variant of its flagship device last week, it called it the “world’s first commercially available LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) smartphone.” It may not be the only such device to be available for very long though. The Korea Times reports that SK reached to Apple to work together on an LTE-A-enabled version of the upcoming iPhone […]

IMT-Advanced: When LTE is just too slow

With LTE deployments picking up speed across the world (including here in Canada), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a United Nations body, has just approved a new standard for wireless telecommunications. International Mobile Telecommunications-Advanced (IMT-Advanced) promises to deliver significant speed and efficienty improvements over current 3G and 4G ones. Mr François Rancy, Director of ITU’s Radiocommunication Bureau, said, “IMT-Advanced would […]