Thursday, December 4, 2008

Telstra Delivers HSPA Evolution at up to 21 Mbps with Ericsson

Ericsson and Telstra announced an industry first: the successful activation of HSPA Evolution functionality capable of peak network speeds up to 21 Mbps into the Telstra Next G commercial network and the world's first data call on the newly-enabled network. The commercial deployment makes use of the enhanced, standardized improvements called HSPA Evolution.

Mike Wright, Executive Director Telstra Wireless made the first data call on the Next G network in Brisbane, Queensland at 16:00 AEST on 5 December 2008. Trials of the 21Mbps mobile broadband service on the Next G network will begin this month with a full commercial launch to follow early next year.

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