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Telecom Italia tops 500 Mbps in live LTE network trial

Friday 21 October 2016 | 11:33 CET | News
Telecom Italia (TIM) said it's become the first telecommunications operator in Italy to reach download speeds of more than 500 Mbps on a live LTE network during field tests in Turin. The trial of the 4.5G technology was first conducted in the company's Turin innovation labs and then extended to the field via the city's radio base stations. TIM said the speed was achieved by broadening the spectrum of all the frequencies available for a single data connection via carrier aggregation and increasing spectral efficiency by evolving antenna transmission systems. The company used the new Ericsson

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Qualcomm / Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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