Verizon, Ericsson, Qualcomm and Federated team up for Carrier Aggregation in CBRS band 48. The CBRS band comprises of 150 MHz of 3.5 GHz shared spectrum that earlier U.S. government used for radar systems. The FCC has authorized shared use of the airwaves with small cells. Now Verizon and its partners demonstrated LTE with carrier aggregation on the band to carry wireless traffic.
Verizon, Ericsson, Qualcomm and Federated team up for Carrier Aggregation in CBRS band 48
“The use of CBRS spectrum greatly advances our work in emerging spectrum bands. Verizon and our partners are leading the way in creating an ecosystem around the use of CBRS spectrum which will lead to greater capacity and speed for our customers,”
said Nicola Palmer, Wireless Chief Network Officer for Verizon.
“As industry leaders we work tirelessly to provide the best mobile experience available – that includes always innovating through new technologies and software platforms to better serve our customers.”
Nishant Batra, Vice President and Head of Product Area Network Infrastructure, Ericsson says,
“Ericsson has been a leader in pioneering technologies; by leveraging CBRS spectrum enabling additional LTE carrier aggregation, we continue to lead the way to meet customers speed and capacity demands. We are proud to be working across the industry to develop new capabilities and advancements on LTE. We plan to introduce a full portfolio of Ericsson Radio System for CBRS band across macro, micro and in-building segments, starting with the Radio Dot, to serve our customers’ needs holistically.