Tag Archive: GSM

Sep 23 2015

4G LTE coming soon to Flow/LIME, but what does it all mean?

A refresher on the LTE technology, and the likely user experience in Caribbean countries where it already exists, and where may soon be launched. Last week, Cable & Wireless Communications plc (CWC), the parent company for the Flow and LIME brands in the Caribbean, announced that with support from global telecoms infrastructure and services provider, …

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Nov 07 2012

Is the SIM becoming obsolete?

http://m.engadget.com/2011/11/17/some-iphone-4s-owners-reporting-ominous-no-sim-card-installed/?icid=eng_SimCard_art

This post discusses whether SIMs are becoming obsolete due to Wi-Fi, which is able to support both voice and Internet services on mobile and portable devices. Both the neophyte and experienced mobile/cellular phone user alike tend to be familiar with the term “SIM” or “SIM card”. They might not know what it means, or how it …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2012/11/sim-obsolete/

Jul 01 2011

EDGE, WiMAX, 3G, 4G: what’s the difference?

This post aims to provide some insight into some of the most widely used mobile technologies in the Caribbean, and compares their real life download speeds against each other. Recently in the Caribbean, the main mobile providers have begun to roll out “4G” services. Most mobile users are aware of “3G”, and believe their service …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2011/07/edge-wimax-3g-4g-what%e2%80%99s-the-difference/

Jan 25 2011

Evolving Over the Long Term: Considerations towards implementing LTE

“LTE” is one of those terms that has been generating giddy excitement in the telecoms/mobile space: both its potential to change the mobile landscape as we know it and the reasons why mobile carriers must adopt it. Talk, however, is already moving away from LTE, to “LTE Advanced”, but many of us don’t even know what LTE is in the first place and what it might take to realise it…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2011/01/evolving-over-the-long-term-considerations-towards-implementing-lte/