The Times – Mobile giants ready for battle in 4G free-for-all

Bengt Nordström, the chief executive of Northstream, the telecoms consultancy, said the MoD spectrum was particularly well suited to video content and would make it easier to watch live streaming on new smartphones.

He added that the cost of the new spectrum would not be borne by consumers. “The UK already has strong price competition. The overall consumer trend is to use more and more data, but pay the same price. Freeing up new spectrum won’t change this,” he said.

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Others were less sanguine. The Chinese market that has been a significant contributor to systems sales for several quarters dropped 20 percent year-over-year and 1 percent from the second quarter, Bengt Nordstrom, head of telecoms consultancy at Northstream, told Reuters. “That indicates the 4G rollout in China has peaked.” Read full article Related
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