Sunday, August 7, 2011

Telstra's LTE Launch Confirmed for August

Telstra confirmed the upcoming commercial launch of its LTE network this month. The first LTE base stations were activated in May. The company has the first 2,000 LTE USB modem ready for customer rollout on August 29. A nationwide launch is anticipated later in the year.

Telstra's first 4G product, the Telstra 4G USB, will use dual mode 4G/3G HSPA technology enabling it to operate across the 1800MHz and 850MHz spectrum bands, giving customers the benefits of 4G connectivity where it is available and switchover to high-speed HSPA technology across the Telstra Mobile Network which reaches 99 per cent of the Australian population.