MTS introduces the following after the 4G standard for mobile communications — LTE-Advanced Pro (4.5 G) running on the existing network of the fourth generation of the c plots peak data speeds up to 700 Mbit/sec.
Fragments of 4.5 G networks with ultra-high velocities, the company has launched into commercial operation in Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Ufa and Yakutsk in areas of active subscribers of mobile Internet. “Today MTS is ready to provide in a number of places in Ufa the transmission of data from base stations at speeds up to 700 Mbit/sec, in Yakutsk – up to 500 Mbit/s, in St. Petersburg — more than 400 Mbit/s, Moscow — more than 300 Mbit/sec”, says the operator. In other regions, MTS plans to launch LTE-Advanced Pro for 2017-2018.
Throughput 700 Mbps in the coverage area of the base station to simultaneously transmit more than 40 different videos in the format of ultra high definition 4K. Such download speed data is provided, in particular, used in LTE-Advanced Pro aggregation of frequencies (LTE FDD 1800 MHz and TDD LTE 2600 MHz), multi-dimensional antennas MIMO, simultaneous sending and receiving data by multiple antennas; the more antennas, the higher the speed).
“MTS advance preparing its network to changing technologies from the fourth generation to the fifth. Today, on the eve of the appearance on the market of customer devices supporting 4,5 G, we are launching the first Russian commercial network of transitional LTE Advanced Pro and the world’s first network aggregation frequency FDD+TDD with transmission speed up to 700 Mbit/sec”, — noted in the company.
It is expected that a number of manufacturers of mobile devices will present gadgets with support of networks of this type in 2017. In particular, the modem X16 Qualcomm, which is already shipped to manufacturers of smartphones and tablets, will be able to support data transmission speeds up to 1 Gbit/s Will be used this modem in the Snapdragon processor 835, the first device which is likely to be announced at CES 2017 in Las Vegas in January next year.