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ZTE, Telefonica complete pre-5G massive MIMO trial

Wednesday 7 December 2016 | 14:04 CET | News
ZTE and Telefonica announced the successful completion of the first pre-5G massive multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) live trial in Europe at the Spanish operator's Madrid testing lab. Work on the implementation of massive MIMO, which will serve as a basis for 5G network construction, began in October, with the partners assessing the technology's performance in hotspot and indoor coverage scenarios. The companies said the base station served to improve both network capacity and cell-edge data rates up to 6 times compared to traditional LTE macro base stations, as well as reducing end-user

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Companies: Telefonica / ZTE
Countries: Spain / World
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