Ericsson, Qualcomm and Telstra Deliver LTE Category 11 Experience

Ericsson,-Qualcomm-and-Telstra-Deliver-LTE-Category-11-ExperienceEricsson today announced live demonstration of LTE Category 11 experience supporting peak data speeds of up to 600 Mbps, in cooperation with Qualcomm and Telstra.

This latest technology milestone utilizes 256 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM), making it an ideal solution to boost app coverage in indoor and outdoor small cell networks.

The latest technical trial undertaken in Ericsson labs and observed by Telstra, was achieved using a next-generation Qualcomm Snapdragon LTE modem from QTI, which powers smartphones on an Ericsson LTE-Advanced network.

Mike Wright, managing director, Networks, Telstra Group said, “Telstra is committed to supporting innovation that drives a consistently better experience for our customers and superior performance throughout our network. This new demonstration by Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies’ provides assurances that the next step in network development is on track and enables us to effectively plan for the future.”

Serge Willenegger, vice president, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies said, “We are excited to be contributing to another significant milestone in delivering fast and reliable cellular data and connectivity solutions. As wireless data demand continues to grow, we are committed to work with industry leaders like Telstra and Ericsson to further augment the unique mobile broadband experience on LTE networks.”

Thomas Noren, vice president and Head, Radio Product Management, Ericsson said, “The innovations that Ericsson is driving in both small cells and LTE-A Carrier Aggregation with leading customers like Telstra, and eco-system partners like Qualcomm Technologies, will ensure that consumer demand for mobile broadband continues to be fulfilled.”

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