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LTE (Long Term Evolution) is the name given to a project within the 'Third Generation Partnership Project' to improve the UMTS mobile phone standard to cope with future technology evolutions. Goals include improving spectral efficiency, lowering costs, improving services, making use of new spectrum and refarmed spectrum opportunities, and better integration with other open standards.


Refer also

Wikipedia: List of LTE networks

OFCOM (UK): 4G Capacity Gains
APWPT copy: Main [2.969 KB] (PDF) / Annex [3.766 KB] (PDF)

3Gamericas: GSM-UMTS Network Migration to LTE [427 KB] (PDF)

- Broadband Evolved FEMTO Networks
- Future Cellular Networks (PDF)

Anritsu: LTE white paper V4 [1.993 KB] (PDF)

LTE mobile: Info Homepage (German)

Motorola white paper: Realistic LTE Performance [1.199 KB] (PDF)

3GAmericas: The mobile broadband evolution (PDF)