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T-Mobile to test Ericsson LTE small cell in 5 GHz band

Monday 5 January 2015 | 17:09 CET | News
Ericsson announced plans to use unlicensed spectrum to help boost indoor mobile phone coverage. The company said it aims to be the first to offer License Assisted Access (LAA) small cells, expected to hit the market in Q4 2015. T-Mobile US plans to start testing the small cells this year already. LAA is an LTE-Advanced technology that enables carrier aggregation of licensed spectrum with unlicensed bands to enhance network coverage and capacity. Using only 4 percent of the 5 GHz band, LAA can provide up to a 150 Mbps speed increase to smartphone users, Ericsson said. Ericsson said its LAA

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