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LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation Optimization

Carrier aggregation (CA) is the most important feature in LTE-Advanced because it improves the practical data rates, enhances network capacity, simplifies traffic management and extends the coverage area and provides a very robust performance in live networks. CA was defined in 3GPP Release 10. This white paper explains LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation technology and its evolution, beginning with the combination of FDD or TDD bands through to combining both FDD and TDD bands together as well as licensed and unlicensed frequencies. The practical performance of CA and optimization steps are also discussed.

© Nokia 2015

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Carrier aggregation (CA) is the most important feature in LTE-Advanced because it improves the practical data rates, enhances network capacity, simplifies traffic management and extends the coverage area and provides a very robust performance in live networks. CA was defined in 3GPP Release 10. This white paper explains LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation technology and its evolution, beginning with the combination of FDD or TDD bands through to combining both FDD and TDD bands together as well as licensed and unlicensed frequencies. The practical performance of CA and optimization steps are also discussed.

© Nokia 2015

This document is made available here on the GSA website with the permission of the author.

Opinions expressed in the content posted here are the personal opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of GSA. The content is provided for informational purposes only.

Date: 28th Aug 2015
Type: White Paper
Technology: GSA Global
Originator: Nokia

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