Samsung Singapore announced that the LTE variant of its Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch will be available in Singapore this Saturday, 14th January 2017. The LTE variant of the Gear S3 Frontier allows users to make phone calls and receive messages without their mobile phones.
A joint 5G demonstration between StarHub and Nokia showcased how the 5G cmWave frequencies can achieve mobile network speeds up to 4.3Gbps with 1ms latency.
After a successful live trial by tapping into the 5GHz unlicensed spectrum using Ericsson’s techniques, Singtel aims to implement the boosted LTE service, starting from the first half of 2017.
StarHub’s latest collaboration with Nokia made 150Mbps upload speeds on StarHub’s 4G network possible – that’s three times of the current peak upload speed. Jump in to see how and when it’ll be official.
Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 425, 435, and 625 SoCs, three new entry-level and mid-range chips. It also unveiled the Snapdragon X16 LTE modem, the first commercially available LTE modem to offer Gigabit-class download speeds.
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That said, South Korea continues to set the standard for LTE availability, as LTE users in the country are able to get a signal almost all the time.
LG yesterday unveiled the Watch Urbane 2nd Edition which is the first Android Wear device to come with cellular connectivity. It can connect via 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth and os compatible with both iOS and Android.
Collaboration between Apple’s iPhone and Intel’s chip-making division has been ongoing since March 2015, and the modem chip can support up to LTE Categories 9 and 10, giving us download speeds of 450mbps.