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Ericsson and Qualcomm demo first LTE CAT6 carrier aggregation interoperability for Telstra

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM), said they have completed the world´s first inter-vendor interoperability testing of LTE Category 6, based on commercial LTE chipsets and infrastructure supporting Telstra´s carrier aggregation bands.

Final stages of testing were completed in collaboration with Telstra, whose LTE Advanced network in Australia is being readied for Category 6 commercial launch. LTE Category 6 offers much higher potential data speeds than Category 4, which peaks at 150Mbps.

Ericsson is a world-provider of communications technology and services. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.


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