Smart rolls out LTE with ?turbo boost? in Boracay
SMART Communications, Inc. on Wednesday will roll out the country?s first Long Term Evolution-Advanced (LTE-A) technology, also known as 4.5G, in Boracay, promising Internet speeds that is thrice the current LTE.
?We?ve come a step forward after LTE and we will roll it out [today] in Boracay. This will be an improvement in coverage, capacity, speed and stability,? Smart and PLDT, Inc. Chief Technology and Information Advisor Joachim Horn told a media briefing yesterday in Makati City.
Describing it as an ?LTE with a turbo boost,? the 4.5G will use ?carrier aggregation,? or the ability to combine two or more radio frequency bands to deliver bigger bandwidth and faster data speeds to mobile users.
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