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SK Telecom to show LTE tri-band carrier technology at MWC

Monday 20 January 2014 | 08:44 CET | News
Korean operator SK Telecom has claimed a world first with the development of LTE-Advanced 3 Band Carrier Aggregation technology. This sees the use of three spectrum bands, 20MHz plus 10MHz plus 10MHz, to support speeds of up to 300Mbps. Once supporting chipsets and end-user devices are developed LTE-Advanced 3 band CA is expected to be commercialized at the end of 2014. SK said it plans to play a "pivotal role" in the standardisation of the technology. It will show LTE-Advanced 3 band CA at MWC in Barcelona next month, demonstrating 450Mbps LTE-Advanced by aggregating three 20-MHz carriers.

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Companies: LG / SK Telecom
Countries: Korea, Republic of / World
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