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Telefonica trials 4G femtocell system for fibre customers

Thursday 22 May 2014 | 15:47 CET | News
Telefonica is conducting a two-month trial deploying a 4G femtocell low-power cellular base station to 100 of its fibre-optic customers to boost their home mobile reception. Cinco Dias reports that the operator is testing the technology in the homes of customers located near Telefonica's headquarters in the Las Tablas area of Madrid. The company's aim is to offer improved 4G coverage in indoor environments by boosting the limited coverage of the 1800 MHz band. By using femtocell technology Telefonica estimates that download speeds of up to 150 Mbps can be achieved, increasing data

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