Fujitsu today announced it has been selected by Japanese operator NTT Docomo for supply of a LTE data terminal. Docomo is expected to commercially launch the next-generation technology in 2010. Fujitsu’s product will be backward compatible with the GSM family of technologies.
Telefonica yesterday announced plans to trial LTE technology in six countries across Europe and Latin America, as the operator giant mulls its commercial next-generation network plans. The chosen countries are Argentina, Brazil, Germany, Spain, the Czech Republic and the UK, whilst the six vendors picked for the trials are Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei, NEC, Nokia Siemens Networks and ZTE.