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MTN starts LAA network deployment in South Africa

Wednesday 17 May 2017 | 11:45 CET | News
MTN South Africa said it has successfully completed Africa's first commercial LAA deployment, working with Huawei and Qualcomm. Tests were conducted by aggregating three component carriers,including 15 MHz licensed spectrum on the 2100 MHz frequency band and 40 MHz unlicensed spectrum on the 5 GHz band. Based on Huawei's LampSite solution and terminals that use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with X16 LTE modem, the tests demonstrated a downlink peak throughput of 400 Mbps. Beginning in May, MTN SA will start deploying LAA-compliant LampSite modules in South Africa.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Huawei / MTN South Africa / Qualcomm
Countries: South Africa
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