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Mobile & Wireless

Orange to trial HSPA in 1800MHz band with Ericsson, Qualcomm

Tuesday 3 August 2010 | 17:23 CET | News
Mobile operator Orange will trial HSPA in the 1800 MHz band in France in partnership with equipment maker Ericsson and chipmaker Qualcomm. The trial is intended to show technology readiness and to stimulate the 1800 MHz HSPA ecosystem. It will begin in November, using Ericsson base stations and Qualcomm chipset-based devices, both supporting 900 MHz and 1800 MHz 2G, as well as 900 MHz, 1800 MHz and 2.1 GHz 3G/HSPA. Using existing 2G frequency bands for 3G connectivity is a cost effective and straightforward way to address increasing demand from operators and consumers. Supported by the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Ericsson / European Commission / Orange / Qualcomm
Countries: France / World
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