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Sprint prepares for gigabit LTE in 2.5 GHz band

Wednesday 22 February 2017 | 16:20 CET | News
Sprint and Ericsson will demonstrate at Mobile World Congress gigabit LTE using TDD spectrum. The Gigabit LTE TDD demonstration is enabled with Ericsson's LTE Advanced features including 4x4 MIMO, higher order modulation (256QAM), Ericsson Lean Carrier and tri-carrier aggregation of 60MHz of 2.5GHz B41 spectrum. Sprint has more than 160MHz of 2.5GHz (B41) spectrum in the top 100 US markets and has already deployed three-channel carrier aggregation on the band in more than 100 markets. The next step is to upgrade the LTE-Advanced network to gigabit speeds. Ericsson and Sprint also will be

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Countries: United States
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