Telstra (Australia) to extend LTE to cover 66% pop.
Now Telstra support up to 500,000 LTE connections - 340,000 data only (dongles and MiFi) and 160,000 LTE capable smartphones. Company expect that in 2013 80% of the mobile broadband devices they sell will be 4G and seven out of 10 handsets they sell will be HD. The planned network expansion will see more than 1,000 new LTE base stations installed by mid 2013 increasing coverage to 66 percent of the population, Telstra says. \\itwire.com