Sprint, NSN achieve 2.6Gbps in TD-LTE trial

6 Feb 2014

US mobile giant Sprint and Finnish equipment vendor Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) have achieved downlink transmission speeds of 2.6Gbps over the former’s Time-Division Long Term Evolution (TD-LTE) network, it has been revealed, beating the previous 1.6Gbps record. The trial took place at NSN’s Mountain View facility in California using the commercially-available Flexi Multiradio 10 base station, and is expected to be replicated at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona later this month.