Tuesday, 23 January 2018

EE launches commercial LTE-Advanced service

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 30 October 14

Theoretical peak speeds of 300 Mbps available at no extra cost to subscribers in central London as U.K. operator's 4G customer base tops 6 million.

Exactly two years after launching LTE, EE on Thursday launched commercial LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation (CA) services, increasing significantly the maximum connection speed available to its now 6 million-strong 4G subscriber base. It follows on from the LTE-A pilot it launched in London's Tech City in November 2013. The upgraded network has gone live initially in central London and will be rolled out to Greater London by June 2015. The U.K. operator will then introduce LTE-A, or 4G+ as EE is calling it, in large cities including Birmingham…

Exactly two years after launching LTE, EE on Thursday launched commercial LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation (CA) services, increasing significantly the maximum connection speed available to its now 6 million-strong 4G subscriber base. It follows on from the LTE-A pilot it launched in London's Tech City in November 2013. The upgraded network has gone live initially in central London and will be rolled out to Greater London by June 2015. The U.K. operator will then introduce LTE-A, or 4G+ as EE is calling it, in large cities including Birmingham…

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