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MTN tests LTE LAA network in South Africa

Monday 24 April 2017 | 09:48 CET | News
MTN South Africa and Huawei have successfully trialled what they say is Africa's first LTE Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) network. The test was done in Pretoria. The LTE LAA trial was completed by aggregating 15MHz of MTN's licensed 2100MHz spectrum with 40MHz of spectrum lin the unlicensed 5GHz band. This achieved a peak downlink throughput of over 400Mbps as measured by the Ookla Speedtest application.

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