NTT Docomo taps NEC for LTE-A base station equipment

Wednesday 27 February 2013 | 12:48 CET | News
NEC has been selected by Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo as a vendor to develop base station equipment that supports Docomo's proposed LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) communications system. NEC is developing equipment that is operable with Docomo's new Centralized Radio Access Network (Cran) architecture. This is accomplished in a Heterogeneous Network (HetNet) environment where macro cells that cover wide areas and small cells that cover local areas. NEC's newly developed base station equipment establishes a GPS or an IEEE1588 standard synchronisation scheme, which reduces the interference between

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: NEC / NTT DoCoMo
Countries: Japan
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