Airbus Defence and Space will provide a secure data services pilot for the Rakel nationwide Swedish radio communications network, which will complement existing public safety radio networks by using multiple commercial broadband mobile networks.
Wi-Fi is a hot topic among car OEMs and a small number of luxury brands have already launched LTE-based Wi-Fi hotspot solutions during the past twelve months. Most major OEMs plan to follow suit with some, such as GM, claiming that it will start offering LTE-based Wi-Fi hotspot solutions in its vehicles in 2014.
Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (MTS), Russia's largest mobile operator has contracted NEC Corp. to provide its iPASOLINK EX, outdoor, integrated, ultra-compact microwave communications system supporting 70-80 GHz band communications.
Chinese users welcomed a long-awaited tie-up between Apple and China Mobile, the world's biggest wireless operator, but analysts warned Monday that the deal's impact depends on the quality of the carrier's 4G network.