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MTN tests LTE-U with Ericsson

Thursday 28 April 2016 | 13:53 CET | News
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MTN South Africa and Ericsson said they have successfully trialed LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) at MTN's flagship channel store in Johannesburg. This is the first LTE-U trial in Africa, completed by aggregating 10MHz of MTN's licensed 1800MHz spectrum and 20MHz within the unlicensed 5GHz band. The trial achieved a throughput of more than 200Mbps. The aggregation of licensed and unlicensed spectrum in indoor small cells is a key enabler for 5G, MTN said, adding that LTE-U will offer MTN's customers a great network experience because it packs more speed into the same site, which should allow more

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