Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Deutsche Telekom Tests 4x4 MIMO LTE with Huawei

Deutsche Telekom, in collaboration with Huawei, has undertaken the world's first LTE 4×4 MIMO field trial, achieving download data rates of up to 250 Mbps. The 4×4 MIMO field trial utilized Huawei's SingleRAN LTE solution.

Deutsche Telekom launched its LTE network in Cologne in June 2011 using the 1.8 GHz frequency band and Huawei's SingleRAN LTE as one solution.

"This is a key milestone in the LTE industry." said Ying Weimin, president of GSM&UMTS&LTE wireless networks, Huawei. "Deutsche Telekom is one of the most innovative operators in the world. We are proud to foster our strategic partnership with Deutsche Telekom and to contribute to the development of mobile broadband. Huawei remains committed to being the best business partner for operators around the world."

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