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Nortel Hands Off LTE Call at 100Km Per Hour

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Aug 26, 2008, 2:44 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

Nortel has successfully handed off a call made using its Long Term Evolution technology at speeds near 100 kilometers per hour. The test was conducted using prototype network gear from Nortel and prototype handset gear from LG. During the hand-off test, Nortel was able to continuously stream HD video. The data speeds attained during the hand off reached 10MB per second in a 10MHz slice of spectrum. The tests were conducted in Canada. Nortel expects to have LTE base stations ready by the end of 2009.

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Aug 26, 2008, 4:07 PM

100km/h = 62mph nothing to write home about

10MB/second (typo for 10mbps?) in 10MHz is noteworthy though
True. but since we live in our cars...
correct me if i'm wrong (and again, no sarcasm here...) but why is this anything if WiMax has already field tested at 30Mbps? Respectively, they boast 100Mbps(LTE) and 70Mbps(Wimax) in lab, and here we have LTE boasting about 10Mbps im assuming in la...
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