Telkom to roll out faster mobile broadband

9 February 2018

Telecoms

Telkom has concluded a demonstration of advanced multiple antenna technology, known as “massive Mimo”, for much speedier 4G/LTE connectivity. The test took place using a chunk of spectrum in the 2.3GHz band employing time-division duplexing technology.

“Massive Mimo will enable Telkom’s mobile customers to achieve data at a rate up to five times faster than current 4G technology,” the company said in a statement. “This will result in better throughput speeds and improved coverage, leading to a better overall experience for consumers.”

The trial marks the first step towards advanced 4G networks and 5G networks by Telkom, said consumer CEO Attila Vitai. Read the full article on Techcentral here.