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Qualcomm develops MuLTEfire for LTE in unlicensed bands

Tuesday 16 June 2015 | 12:48 CET | News

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Qualcomm Technologies said it's developing a new technology called MuLTEfire to offer LTE mobile services exclusively in unlicensed spectrum. While current LTE-U technology requires carriers both in unlicensed and licensed bands, this new, LTE-based technology solely operates in unlicensed spectrum and doesn't require an "anchor" in licensed spectrum. MuLTEfire will use the signals and channelization of the robust LTE radio link, while also leveraging evolving LTE technologies for self-organizing small cells suited for hyper-dense deployments. MuLTEfire will deliver the LTE-like performance

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