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Massive MIMO

A more advanced version of MIMO technology that uses many more antennas.


While traditional MIMO may involve 2 – 4 (or sometimes more) antennas at one or both ends of a radio connection, massive MIMO uses large two-dimensional arrays of 32, 64, or more antennas. This not only offers improved benefits of traditional MIMO, but also enables 3D beam-forming, where network tower antennas can "steer" a number of separate signals toward multiple specific users. This improves network capacity and performance.

See: Beamforming

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