Ericsson positions LTE for 700 MHz deployments

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When it comes to the FCC’s ongoing auction of 700 MHz spectrum, the buzz around WiMAX has been louder than a Georgia sawmill on a busy day. Even the WiMAX Forum has entered the picture with plans to develop specifications for 700 MHz spectrum adding to the noise and creating the general impression that WiMAX will drown out any other wireless broadband user.

Ericsson, though, maintains that WiMAX is not the only way to use this chunk of air being abandoned by broadcasters and acquired for multiple billions of dollars by an as-yet unnamed crowd of potential broadband wireless service providers. There’s also HSPA and its offspring LTE and that’s where Ericsson’s focused.
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