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French spectrum agency reports on small cell trial results

Friday 28 April 2017 | 10:25 CET | News
French spectrum agency ANFR has published the results of a five-week small cell trial, carried out on the Orange LTE network between 11 January and 13 February in the city of Annecy. The trial aimed to test how the deployment of small cells can improve LTE coverage and data rates, while measuring their impact on radio wave exposure. The results showed an improvement in upload speeds of up to a factor of five, depending on the existing macrocell coverage, alongside a significant weakening of the transmission power of the mobile handset, ranging from a factor of two to five, when compared to

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