NSN asserts TD-LTE capacity boost

Michael Carroll
telecomasia.net
Nokia Siemens claims a new radio access network (RAN) development boosting the throughput and cutting latency on TD-LTE networks can cut telco’s site operating costs by a third.
 
The equipment vendor has developed a remote radio head capable of handling six pipes at once, which it states can boost the capacity of TD-LTE networks by 80% and increase coverage 40% compared to regular three-sector sites. The approach has the ability to cut a carrier’s total cost of ownership by 40%, NSN claims.
 
Tommi Uitto, head of the LTE radio access at NSN, says the RAN product will “take the TD-LTE experience to the next level,” by improving the mobile broadband experience.
 
The remote radio head forms part of NSN’s recently launched Liquid Radio portfolio, which is designed to automatically adapt coverage and capacity according to demand.

 

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Transformation and disruption in 2017

King-Yew Foong/Gartner

Facing market disruption, operators will look to enter adjacent markets to diversify and differentiate

King-Yew Foong/Gartner

Facing market disruption, operators will look to enter adjacent markets to diversify and differentiate

My prediction? That 2017 will see the end of the word “telco” in current usage