[Shenzhen, China, March 14, 2012]: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, recently showcased its latest LTE TDD products and solutions at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
As a result of Huawei’s commitment to research and development, the company was able to feature the following advanced, end-to-end LTE TDD solutions:
4T4R RRU: Utilizes beamforming and MIMO (multi-input multi-output) technologies to improve network capacity and performance; also the most widely deployed product on LTE TDD networks.
Wide-band RRU: Supports 3×20MHz bandwidth (two times the industry average) and is the industry’s first RRU to support three separate carrier waves.
LTE Pico: Industry’s smallest LTE base station for indoor coverage.
LTE-Hi and white space solutions: For LTE TDD operation on new spectrum.
Cat4 LTE TDD/FDD/TD-SCDMA/GSM/UMTS chipset: World’s fastest, with data rates reaching up to 150Mb/s.
LTE TDD/FDD/GSM/UMTS smartphone: Based on Huawei’s Ascend smartphone platform.
“Huawei is committed to promoting the development of LTE around the world and providing consumers with a better Internet experience,” said Deng Taihua, president of Huawei’s LTE TDD & WiMAX & TDS Wireless Network business unit. “We offer a wide variety of end-to-end LTE TDD products and solutions that enable operators to cost effectively provide their customers with the enhanced services they demand.”
As of December 2011, 18 LTE TDD commercial networks have been deployed or are under deployment worldwide; of which 13 were deployed by Huawei, including:
The world’s largest LTE TDD commercial network operated by Softbank in Japan
The world’s first SingleRAN LTE TDD/GSM/UMTS commercial network in Saudi Arabia operated by STC
The world’s first 3.5GHz LTE TDD commercial network in United Kingdom operated by UKB
The world’s first LTE TDD/FDD convergent commercial network in Poland operated by Aero2
The world’s first SingleRAN WiMAX/LTE commercial network in Saudi Arabia operated by Mobily