Items tagged with LTE-Advanced

Verizon just launched LTE Advanced technology to bring 50% faster peak wireless data speeds. This launch includes 288 million people in 461 cities across the United States. Customers will be able to experience faster music, video, gaming, and VR streaming. How does Verizon’s LTE Advanced work? Verizon utilizes software that combines two or three bandwidth channels into one larger channel. This channel then sends out data sessions through the most efficient “route”. The technology is often referred to as “carrier aggregation” and it employs a combination of 700 MHz, AWS, and PCS spectrum. Two-channel carrier aggregations can produce peak download speeds of 225 Mbps, while three-channel carrier... Read more...
Wireless carrier AT&T has been sending out emails to members of the press teasing a major July 16th announcement, in which "What's next in wireless" will be revealed. Other than that tagline, AT&T isn't saying what it has up its sleeve, be it a new smartphone product, service, or something else. However, there's reason to believe the announcement will focus on AT&T's rollout of a faster LTE-Advanced network. Computerworld claims it's sent numerous emails to an AT&T spokesman over the course of the past few weeks inquiring about the wireless carrier's planes for LTE-Advanced. Oddly enough, each email went unanswered, perhaps suggesting that something is afoot. Due to AT&T's... Read more...