Sunday, February 26, 2012

Huawei Intros LTE-A Inter-Band Carrier Aggregation

Huawei introduced an LTE-Advanced inter-band carrier aggregation (CA) solution to help operators re-farm discontinued spectrum resources and increase user peak rate and network throughput.

At Mobile World Congress 2012, Huawei is showing the LTE-A inter-band CA solution performing inter-band carrier aggregation at 800MHz and 2.6GHz with peak throughput of over 225 Mbps. The solution is expected to revolutionize user experience by allowing networks to meet bandwidth requirements of data-heavy applications, marking an industry milestone and demonstrating Huawei's leadership in field of LTE-A innovation.

The company notes that inter-band CA is the most difficult to realize of the three forms of LTE-A CA (continuous CA within the band, non-continuous CA within the band, and non-continuous CA outside of the band). Given existing spectrum allocation policies, inter-band CA not only dramatically increases spectrum resource utilization, but also helps operators flexibly combine bandwidth and solve spectrum discontinuity to increase user peak rate and experience. With this solution, Operators enjoy greater returns and spectrum assets will appreciate in value.

"Through customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, we are dedicated to creating maximum value for our customers by providing competitive solutions," said Ying Weimin, President of Huawei GSM&UMTS<E Wireless Network Business Unit. "Huawei has been partnering with global leading operators in the fields of LTE/LTE-A. Huawei's leading end-to-end advantages help operators build efficient, sustainable, and profitable mobile broadband networks, as well as bring people a wonderful service experience."

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