Tag: lte-u

Qualcomm furthers aggressive LTE push with MuLTEfire OTA test

Qualcomm Technologies has delivered an over-the-air (OTA) connection via the MuLTEfire cellular network technology using listen-before-talk (LBT). MuLTEfire is a cellular technology developed by...

More LTE-U clashes, but the real test will be route to...

Telefonica and Ericsson have conducted the latest live demonstration of LTE-Unlicensed, bringing the technology closer to commercial implementation even outside the US and Korea....

Qualcomm lines up LTE trials in 5 GHz on both sides...

This week has seen Qualcomm taking strides towards putting LTE into unlicensed spectrum, with a deal to demonstrate LTE-Unlicensed with Verizon in the US,...

WiFi Alliance brings a complex dose of reality to LTE-U tests

Amid rising concerns over the impact on WiFi of the planned LTE expansion into unli-censed spectrum, the WiFi Alliance has published its first guidelines...

Implications of LTE in the 5 GHz Band

Back in December 2013, during a 3GPP Radio Access Network (RAN) plenary meeting, Ericsson and Qualcomm introduced LTE-Unlicensed, a scheme that puts LTE-Advanced signals...

WiFi Alliance aims to be 5 GHz gatekeeper of 5 GHz

When the WiFi Alliance said recently that it wanted to oversee a coexistence certification system for the emerging LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) technology, it provoked a...

LTE LAA should drop the PR offensive and ask WiFi for...

This week we have been invited to an event by Qualcomm which is entitled “Setting the Record Straight on LTE-U with WiFi Coexistence,” which...

WiFi/3GPP relations thaw over LTE-LAA but not LTE-U

In a workshop in China this weekend, there appeared to be some thawing of the cold war between the WiFi community and those promoting...

LTE-U dispute hits the FCC, but KT demonstrates WiFi harmony

The debate about LTE in unlicensed spectrum, and whether it will interfere with WiFi, is a heated and topical one and has certainly been...

LTE Unlicensed – Operator Spectrum Grab?

I recently attended a FierceLive! webinar presented by Qualcomm on LTE Unlicensed (LTE-U), also known as License-Assisted Access (LAA) LTE.  For me, this presentation...