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5G is coming: Why MMW (Millimeter Wave) ?

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3GPP 5G LTE For 3.5GHz CBRS

MMW: Millimeter Wave essential to meeting spectrum crunch and data demand Gigabit LTE is boosting capacity to meet demand today and setting the stage for a smooth roll out of 5G that will enable users to have a consistent network experience as they move from 5G hot spots onto gigabit LTE. But there’s a big […]

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Frequency Reuse Plans for 4G LTE: SFR and FFR

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4G LTE Frequency Reuse Patterns

Frequency Reuse Plans in 4G / LTE 4G LTE cellular systems address the need of high capacity Wireless Internet services to mobile and fixed devices. Frequency Reuse planning is essential to allow seamless coverage and efficiency use of the available spectrum. 3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE) is a standard for wireless communications to achieve high […]

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LTE Advanced Pro to 5G Roadmap

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LTE PRO evolution to 5G

LTE Advanced Pro and the Roadmap to 5G The 3GPP standards define the roadmap from LTE through LTE Advanced Pro to 5G, lead by the major players in the cellular industry – operators and vendors together. Evolution of LTE to 5G LTE is evolving from LTE, LTE-Advanced (LTE-A), LTE Advanced Pro (LTE-A Pro) and up […]

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Demonstrating 150Mbps 4G/LTE-A Connection to a Desktop LTE CPE

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4G LTE-A Test 152Mbps

Demonstrating 150Mbps 4G/LTE-A Connection to a Desktop LTE CPE: Throughput testing of LTE-A Closed Private 4G Network using 2×2 MIMO, 20MHz channel in Band 3. Shows 150Mbps DL & 42Mbps UL between PC web browser connected through  Desktop Cat4 LTE CPE and server. A video of the demonstration with some explanation and results is here: […]

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LTE Band 48 for CBRS

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CBRS – Citizens Broadband Radio Service For the USA / North America Market The Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) is composed of a pair of LTE bands (42 – 3550-3660Mhz & 43 – 3660-3700Mhz) that have been allocated to low power cellular service in the United States. Spectrum allocation is tiered with two relevant tiers for […]

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CBRS: Citizens Broadband Radio Service and 4G/LTE

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4G LTE-U Offload 5GHz WiFi

The Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS): shared spectrum in the 3.5 GHz “innovation band” CBRS is an acronym for Citizens Broadband Radio Service, and the upshot for enterprise IT pros is that it could result in improved LTE services from service providers as well as enable enterprises to build their own private LTE networks. How […]

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How Fast is 4G LTE ?

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4G 5G LTE ongoing releases

Question: How Fast is 4G LTE ? Answer originally posted on Quora.com: The answer to this involves a few factors, including “Which LTE” as several versions of LTE are already in use, from the start of LTE (Release 8 ) to now (Release 13), which include capacity and performance increases: What Version of LTE being […]

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Could 5G replace WiFi?

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3GPP 5G LTE For 3.5GHz CBRS

This question was asked on Quora: Could 5G Replace WiFi? https://www.quora.com/Could-5G-replace-WiFi Simple answer: For some users “Yes”, but for many others, especially corporates, “No”. 5G: Dominated by Operators 5G technology will be owned and operated by Operators. You won’t be able to build/buy your own 5G base station. The 5G connection you get will be […]

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Voice over LTE, VoLTE Explained

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CableFree LTE Voice over LTE VoLTE

Explaining Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Voice over LTE, VoLTE technology was devised as a result of operators seeking a standardised system for transferring traffic for voice over LTE. Originally LTE was seen as a completely IP cellular system just for carrying data, and operators would be able to carry voice either by reverting to 2G […]