These two reports, produced for Ofcom in January and July 2012, give a detailed picture of the current and future availability of 3G and 4G features on handsets and other devices.
“The timing of the consumer and operator features available from HSPA and LTE” – Real Wireless, January 2012.
This, report produced for Ofcom, includes a detailed look at the LTE(-Advanced) and HSPA(+) standards, comparing the roadmap of capabilities which will emerge from the 3G standards. It also includes a roundup of the mobile devices which have been announced by manufacturers and an exclusive look at a survey of manufacturers (conducted by Rethink Research) regarding their plans to support various features and frequency bands in future devices.
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” LTE and HSPA device availability in UK-relevant frequency bands”- Real Wireless, July 2012.
An analysis of the availability of mobile devices supporting HSPA+, DC-HSPA+ and LTE technology in frequency bands that are/will become available in the UK. The work includes both current availability and a survey of five-year roadmaps amongst 16 device manufacturers, 42 European operators and numerous suppliers of key components