Carrier Aggregation & MU-MIMO2018-11-19T20:41:31+00:00

Carrier Aggregation & MU-MIMO

MU-MIMO

Multi-User Multiple inputs, Multiple Outputs – MU-MIMO (4×4)

MU-MIMO makes use of multiple antennas to improve reliability, spectral efficiency, and spatial separation of users. The use of the antennas and beamforming technology, an operator can make use of the same spectrum to serve multiple users simultaneously. The MU-MIMO feature works with all existing CPE. The software upgrade enables operators to quickly add sector capacity without the addition of spectrum, base station hardware, a truck roll or other expensive deployment costs. Add 40% or even 70% capacity to your existing sectors, helping you add subscribers, reduce costs and drive up revenues.

Benefits of MU-MIMO

  • Adds sector capacity with NO Additional Spectrum
  • A fraction of the cost of sector splitting (and far less disruptive)
  • More cost-effective capacity than adding an additional eNodeB (if spectrum was available)
  • No Truck Roll
  • Works with existing CPE
  • Improves sector ROI – subscribers added at a lower cost/sub
MU-MIMO LTE

MU-MIMO

Multi-User Multiple inputs, Multiple Outputs – MU-MIMO (4×4)

MU-MIMO makes use of multiple antennas to improve reliability, spectral efficiency, and spatial separation of users. The use of the antennas and beamforming technology, an operator can make use of the same spectrum to serve multiple users simultaneously. The MU-MIMO feature works with all existing CPE. The software upgrade enables operators to quickly add sector capacity without the addition of spectrum, base station hardware, a truck roll or other expensive deployment costs. Add 40% or even 70% capacity to your existing sectors, helping you add subscribers, reduce costs and drive up revenues.

Benefits of MU-MIMO

  • Adds sector capacity with NO Additional Spectrum
  • A fraction of the cost of sector splitting (and far less disruptive)
  • More cost-effective capacity than adding an additional eNodeB (if spectrum was available)
  • No Truck Roll
  • Works with existing CPE
  • Improves sector ROI – subscribers added at a lower cost/sub
MU-MIMO LTE
Carrier Aggregation LTE

Carrier Aggregation

Carrier Aggregation allows operators to combine two carriers (in the same or different frequency band) into one data channel thereby increasing the peak user data rates and overall capacity of the network and to exploit fragmented spectrum allocations. The Carrier Aggregation feature is a software upgrade which is cost-effective and requires no truck roll. It concatenates two channels into one, doubling sector capacity. The feature works with a mix of CPE (e.g. Cat 4 and Cat 6 in the same sector). Adding this feature opens up opportunities for new revenues, higher share per tower and increased competitiveness.

Benefits of Carrier Aggregation

  • Market higher peak rates, especially important in a competitive environment
  • Enables more aggressive marketing of mid and high tier offers
  • Doubles sector capacity – increase subs/sector at a lower cost/sub add
  • Better sector ROI
  • Doubles throughput speed (Peak Rate)
  • Deploys in under an hour on a per-sector basis

Instantaneous

Almost instantaneous deployment of up to double capacity with software upgrades. Respond quickly to competitive threats.

No Truck Roll

No Truck Roll to the tower – saves operational expenses and resources (staff continues to work on subscriber adds, optimization, etc.)

Add Subs

Reduce the cost of adding subscribers and ROI time by increasing the # of subscribers per sector & offering higher service packages.

Cost Effective

More cost-effective than adding hardware – feature price is significantly less than adding another eNodeB or related tower costs.