Monday, November 29, 2010

India's Reliance and Ericsson Showcase LTE-TDD

Reliance has conducted a trial of LTE-TDD with Ericsson using the 2.3 GHz (Indian BWA) band. The trial was conducted at the Reliance Corporate Park, Navi Mumbai. The group is developing its iconic campus which is on course of becoming the nerve center for RIL's ambitious growth plan in promoting next generation mobile broadband service on Pan-India basis.

The companies said the trial achieved balanced peak rates of 80 Mbps in the downlink and 20 Mbps in the uplink.for the specified configuration/setup. The eco system capabilities were also showcased using ST-Ericsson dongles connected over the air to the base station. Full mobility with flawless delivery of applications such as HD Multimedia Streaming, LIVE TV was demonstrated with on-the-move speeds of 50 and 70 kilometers per hour as well as a seamless handover among the number of LTE Base Station Sectors.

Reliance said it looks forward to leveraging on the pilot to set up a commercial network that will build on a globally standardized eco-system and technology that offers immense potential for a wide spectrum of end-user offerings.