Ooredoo Qatar launches 4.5G LTE-A Pro with Nokia

1 Mar 2017

Ooredoo has used the platform of Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona to announce the commercial launch of 4.5G LTE-Advanced Pro (LTE-A Pro) on its Qatar network, claiming a first in the Middle East. The 4.5G commercial implementation in Qatar is based on Nokia’s ‘5G-ready’ AirScale radio platform, utilising carrier aggregation with 4×4 MIMO antennae architecture and 256 QAM technology to deliver mobile data speed peaks of ‘up to 800Mbps’.



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