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Nokia Upgrades LTE-A Systems

9/3/2014 01:25 PM EDT
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Kinnar
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Kinnar   9/4/2014 4:51:43 AM
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It is mentioned in the article that Nokia is planning to design Cat9 device that can support carrier aggregation up to 60Mhz. Carrier Aggregation in LTE-A systems will require some special features on the user devices/phones. What specific requirement supposed to be on the phones to get benefited with LTE-A? It is also discussed in the article that Nokia was able to test 20 MHz and 40 MHz carrier aggregation on the existing handsets, which handsets are in the discussion here?

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Jessica Lipsky   9/5/2014 11:45:31 AM
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Some additional information from Nokia:

 

The  3.5 GHz TD-LTE radio will be available for trials in Q4 2014.

The 2 Receive UL_COMP is available commercially; the 4 Receive will be available in Q4; and the 8 Receive is planned for trials in Q4.

The TM9 Beamforming feature has two flavors:

SU (single user) MIMO – is available commercially

MU (multi user) MIMO – is planned for trials in Q4

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