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Prompted by news of China Mobile’s LTE trials across a number of Chinese cities, and the continuing rollout of LTE services by a number of other Asian operators, Zinwave today highlighted that its Active Distributed Antenna in-building wireless system is still compatible with all emerging mobile standards. 

Huawei has announced that it has been awarded a frame contract to deploy the world’s first commercial LTE TDD network for Aero2, said to be Poland’s leading mobile broadband operator. With Huawei’s end-to-end LTE TDD/EPC (Long Term Evolution/Evolved Packet Core) solution, the network will allow ultra-speed data rates to Aero2’s subscribers. The network will become operational in early 2011.

CPNI, a provider of mobile commerce solutions, has announced that its Phone Authorized Transfer (PAT) mobile payment messaging hub platform is now available in Serbia. The local partner is now committed to provide mobile payment messaging hub for and between institutions providing mobile payments.

Tekelec, a broadband data management company, today launched its enhanced network performance management system, Performance Intelligence Center Release 7.0.  The solution is said to give service providers new abilities to cost-effectively improve surveillance, troubleshooting and reporting across networks, services and subscribers in 3G and Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks.

NextiraOne, a European specialist in communications services, has announced that it has signed a contract with the Town and Community of Niepolomice in Southern Poland to deploy a wireless broadband network. The investment “Internet Access for a Better Future" is implemented under the “Innovative Economy” Operational Programme for Poland and is co-funded by the EU’s European Regional Development Fund.

A report published today by the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) has confirmed that the number of commercial mobile HD Voice networks has reached double figures. According to the report, HD Voice service is now commercially launched on 10 mobile networks in Asia, Europe, and MEA in the following nine countries: Armenia, Belgium, Egypt, France, India, Moldova, Russia, Spain and the United Kingdom.

The Wholesale Applications Community (WAC), an alliance of telecommunications companies committed to building an open applications platform, today announced an additional nine new members to the organisation, including two significant new OEMs as well as companies from the mobile community, bringing the total membership to 57. New members to the organisation include Aepona, Camber Tech Inc (BVI) Limited, GClue, Gemalto, Infraware, KT Innotz, Sharp and Sony Ericsson as Associate members while the Russian operator VimpelCom has joined as an Operator Member.

Despite the rising importance of advanced mobile applications like mobile social networking, SMS messaging and voice calls will continue to be among the most commonly used forms of communications by the mobile consumer of the future, according to an independent survey of 31 leading global operators commissioned by Airwide Solutions.

AboveNet, a provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, today announced its expanded Metro Ethernet and dynamic Core Wave services in the London metro market.  The new solutions will help meet customer demand for dedicated, high performance and high bandwidth solutions and facilitate seamless connectivity between London’s business and data hubs.