Telstra set to release CAT4 LTE devices this year

Thursday 14 February 2013 | 00:27 CET | News
Australian communications provider Telstra will launch two "Category 4" (CAT4) devices for use on the LTE network later this year. One of the devices will be a Wi-Fi dongle and the other a handset. CAT4 devices are rated as capable of 150 Mbps peak device downlink speeds, compared with CAT3 devices which are rated at 100 Mbps peak device downlink speeds. Telstra said that in laboratory testing for the new CAT4 devices, peak device speeds of well over 100 Mbps were measured and live field trials in Perth and Esperance the operator saw device speeds of over 90 Mbps.

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Countries: Australia
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