Huawei mobile broadband roadshow: pics

Huawei mobile broadband roadshow: pics

Summary: Chinese network vendor Huawei today detailed its plans for long-term evolution (LTE) technology, demonstrating an LTE network within a modded freight container.

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  • (Credit: Josh Taylor/ZDNet Australia)

    Huawei demonstrated the broadcast of the 3D film Resident Evil: Afterlife over its own Time Division Duplex (TDD) LTE network operating in the 2.6GHz spectrum band. The average speed was roughly 10 megabits per second (Mbps), peaking at 21Mbps

  • (Credit: Josh Taylor/ZDNet Australia)

    Huawei designed these RF (radio frequency) units for base stations to be exactly 15kg, to cater for a network roll-out for Vodafone in Germany. Huawei said that if the unit had weighed any more than 15kg, more than one employee would be required to install it under Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) laws, and this would ultimately add to the cost of deploying the new network.

  • (Credit: Josh Taylor/ZDNet Australia)

    Huawei's RF unit in action in the container.

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Topic: Telcos

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