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EE bemoans lack of LTE-A handsets

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Tuesday 09 April 13

U.K. operator plans to double LTE connection speeds to 80 Mbps-plus and trial carrier aggregation, as it targets 1 million 4G customers by end of 2013.

EE on Tuesday revealed plans to trial LTE-A carrier aggregation (CA) by the end of 2013, paving the way for even faster mobile broadband in the U.K. There is a significant challenge to overcome first though: the dearth of compatible handsets. "It's a bit disappointing that the device ecosystem is not moving as fast as the network," said Mansoor Hanif, EE's director of network integration and LTE. He told Total Telecom that EE is well…

EE on Tuesday revealed plans to trial LTE-A carrier aggregation (CA) by the end of 2013, paving the way for even faster mobile broadband in the U.K. There is a significant challenge to overcome first though: the dearth of compatible handsets. "It's a bit disappointing that the device ecosystem is not moving as fast as the network," said Mansoor Hanif, EE's director of network integration and LTE. He told Total Telecom that EE is well…

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