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Qualcomm – Making the Best Use of Unlicensed Spectrum for 1000x

Making the Best Use of Unlicensed Spectrum for 1000x (Qualcomm white paper)

For operators solving the 1000x challenge, licensed spectrum is the foundation. Equally important is leveraging all of the available spectrum, including unlicensed. The best way to make use of unlicensed spectrum is to aggregate it with a licensed LTE anchor.

There are two solutions for aggregation: LTE – Wi-Fi link aggregation, for existing and new carrier Wi-Fi utilizing both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz; and LTE in unlicensed (LTE-U) for new small cells utilizing 5 GHz. Many operators will do both.

Published May 2015
© Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its affiliated companies. All Rights Reserved.

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.

Making the Best Use of Unlicensed Spectrum for 1000x (Qualcomm white paper)

For operators solving the 1000x challenge, licensed spectrum is the foundation. Equally important is leveraging all of the available spectrum, including unlicensed. The best way to make use of unlicensed spectrum is to aggregate it with a licensed LTE anchor.

There are two solutions for aggregation: LTE – Wi-Fi link aggregation, for existing and new carrier Wi-Fi utilizing both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz; and LTE in unlicensed (LTE-U) for new small cells utilizing 5 GHz. Many operators will do both.

Published May 2015
© Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its affiliated companies. All Rights Reserved.

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: 31st Aug 2015
Type: White Paper
Technology: Spectrum
Originator: Qualcomm

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