Sprint and Ericsson Conduct First U.S. Field Tests for 2.5 GHz Massive MIMO

by on September 12, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (BUSINESS WIRE), September 12, 2017 – At Mobile World Congress Americas, Sprint (NYSE: S) and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) today unveiled results of the first U.S. 2.5 GHzMassive MIMO (multiple input, multiple output) field tests conducted in Seattle, Washington and Plano, Texas using Sprint’s spectrum and Ericsson’s 64T64R (64 transmit, 64 receive) radios. The two companies are preparing for commercial deployment next year, with Massive MIMO radios capable of increasing Sprint’s network capacity up to ten times. ‘Massive MIMO is a game changer for adding capacity to our network and taking LTE Plus to the next level,’ said Dr. John Saw, Sprint CTO. ‘This technology is a tremendous…
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