Vodacom South Africa breaks 1Gbps mobile barrier

Thursday 19 May 2016 | 11:05 CET | News
Vodacom South Africa has announced that it has achieved mobile speeds in excess of 1Gbps by aggregating both licensed and unlicensed bands for indoor coverage in its laboratory on 16 and 17 May. Vodacom's laboratory tests were concluded using the latest small cell technology and a combination of feature enhancements to breach the 1Gbps milestone. For the test, Vodacom aggregated different spectrum bands including one carrier of its own licensed spectrum and two carriers of unlicensed ISM spectrum. Earlier in the week, Vodacom demonstrated speeds exceeding 360Mbps using 2x2 MIMO and 64 QAM.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
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