Monday, March 2, 2015

Telefónica Demos LTE-A at 375 Mbps

Telefónica hosted a demonstration of LTE Advanced 3 band carrier aggregation over a live network at #MWC15.

Telefónica demonstration used Ericsson network equipment and all of its available spectrum to combine 3 component carriers (20MHz in 2600+20MHz in 1800 +10MHz in 800).  The test showed up to 375 Mbps in the downlink and up to 50 Mbps in the uplink in two different Hot-Spots in Barcelona.

In Spain, Telefónica is currently deploying LTE in the 800 MHz frequency band.