Orange to test L-band for supplemental downlink capacity

Friday 29 June 2012 | 07:49 CET | News
Orange France has been authorised by telecom regulator Arcep to test the use of L-band frequencies to deliver mobile broadband systems with supplemental downlink capacity. The trial involving Ericsson base stations and Qualcomm chipsets will be conducted in Toulouse in the first quarter of 2013. The trial network will start being deployed at the end of 2012. The objective is to assess the potential of using additional frequencies to boost capacity of 3G/UMTS and 4G/LTE networks regardless of the country or operator. According to the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Arcep / CEPT / ITU / Orange Business France / Qualcomm
Countries: Europe / France
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