Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Huawei Demonstrates First Handoff Tests Between TD-LTE Base Stations

Huawei Technologies demonstrated the world's first handoff tests between TD-LTE base stations at this week's Next Generation Mobile Network Congress in Beijing. Huawei said its field tests mark a major forward step in the evolution of TD-LTE technology. Different terminals were used to simultaneously demonstrate the services based on TD-LTE, such as VOD, video phone and VOIP.

Vodafone, NTT DoCoMo, AT&T, China Mobile, TI and TeliaSonera participated in the conference and jointly discussed the development of future networks.

"Due to the rich resources in the TDD spectrum, the application of TD-LTE is currently of great interest to operators both in China and beyond. We are very confident about the future of TD-LTE which is one of the major next-generation mobile broadband platforms." said Wan Biao, President of Huawei Wireless Product Line.

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