Nokia Siemens to demo 112Mbps 3G

Nokia Siemens Networks logoNokia Siemens Networks on Saturday said it would use Mobile World Congress next week to demo 112Mbps 3G using HSPA+. The technology will be four times faster than existing 21Mbps HSPA+ and will accomplish the feat by bonding four transceivers together into a single data connection. Despite seemingly requiring more equipment, it's actually seen as more efficient since it balances the load and makes better use of available airwaves.

The four-transceiver technology is part of the future 3GPP Release 10 standard and so will potentially show up in real-world networks in the future; many of Nokia Siemens' existing cell sites can be upgraded in software and only need extra versions of the same equipment once the software is ready. In the nearer term, a two-unit base station should be available within the first half of this year and could provide 56Mbps 3G.

Most carriers are more likely to adopt 4G using the LTE standard, which nets a lower 100Mbps but is purely Internet Protocol based and may be more efficient. However, the new technology opens the door to competitive 3G for those that either need to keep the older technology active or can't realistically upgrade to 4G in the near future. T-Mobile plans to embrace HSPA+ this year and has already been preceded by all three major Canadian carriers, but AT&T is due to jump directly from 7.2Mbps 3G to 4G in 2011.

Source: electronista

Tags: 3G

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
The new mobile payment app offers simple checkout proces
 
It is also rumored to feature a larger 4.2-inch display
 
Will warn users when background apps access the camera
 
Windows Phone 8.1 and 10 users have been spared for now
 
The drive also includes a hefty 40GB of DDR4
 
The bug also affects Safari and the built-in Messages app on macOS and the Apple Watch
 
Now is a good time to check out other keyboards that the Android and iOS app stores have to offer
 
Old installer pulled, new version pointing to the Store
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728   




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (6)