SmarTone, Ericsson Testing FDD Massive MIMO

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Hong Kong's mobile network operator SmarTone and Ericsson are trialing FDD (Frequency Division Duplex) Massive MIMO (Multiple Input, Multiple Output) technology as part of the operator’s network evolution plan towards 5G.

SmarTone and Ericsson Test LAA on Live Network

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SmarTone LAA Trial

Ericsson and Hong Kong' SmarTone today announced successful trial of Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology in a live over-the-air demonstration in Hong Kong. LAA allows the use of unlicensed spectrum in the 5GHz band in combination with licensed spectrum.

Syniverse Solutions Ready SmarTone for LTE Interoperability

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TAMPA, Fla. – Nov. 12, 2012 – Syniverse today announced an agreement to provide its IPX Network and Diameter Signaling Service to leading Hong Kong mobile network operator SmarTone.

SmarTone makes Ericsson its sole 4G LTE vendor in Hong Kong

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Sep 11, 2012 - In a densely built-up city such as Hong Kong, an advanced mobile broadband network is required to deliver high-speed data services and an optimal user experience for subscribers. With this in mind, SmarTone, Hong Kong's leading mobile operator, has just announced the activation of its 4G LTE service.

Hong Kong's SmarTone Launches LTE Network in 1800MHz Band

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SmarTone 4G

SmarTone has switched on its 4G LTE network in Hong Kong on the 1800MHz band. SmarTone’s launch of its LTE network is supported by Ericsson.

SmarTone To Start Commercial LTE Services Next Month

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Hong Kong’s SmarTone will launch a territory-wide 4G LTE network in the 1800MHz spectrum  on 28 August 2012. At launch, all current SmarTone price plans will apply, announced the operator.