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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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CableFree CBRS spectrum USA

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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LTE Advanced and Carrier Aggregation (CA)

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LTEAdvancedPro LTE Carrier Aggregation CA

Carrier Aggregation in LTE-A (LTE Advanced) Carrier Aggregation is a key technology in LTE Advanced (LTE-A) to enable higher capacities on mobile networks. carrier aggregation mainstream, with global proliferation, which benefits the entire mobile ecosystem: Operators, App developers, and OEMs –  by delivering higher data rates, improved capacity, and the ability to use spectrum fragments. A simple diagram […]

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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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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 […]

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LTE-U cellular signals could mean slower Wi-Fi

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5G Network Speed

Are LTE-U and WiFi Co-existence issues looming? You may soon see faster connections on your cellular service. But your Wi-Fi connection may pay the price, due to LTE-U interference with 5GHz WiFi Thanks to a recent regulatory decision, wireless companies like Verizon and T-Mobile will soon be transmitting data in the same part of the […]

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LTE Drive Test

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CableFree 4G TDD-LTE Technology

Test Types and Parameters for LTE Driving Testing Performing an LTE drive test is an important part of how wireless carriers determine whether their networks are performing well — and get a glimpse into their competitors’ network performance. There are multiple types of LTE drive tests, as well as specific parameters and requirements that should […]