Huawei And HKT Show Off First 4.5G 1Gbps Network in Hong Kong

On early this year Huawei promised to deliver 4.5G mobile broadband capabilities in 2016 that will be able to deliver download speeds of up to 1 Gbps.

Recently Huawei and Hong Kong telecommunications service provider HKT have successfully demonstrated a 4.5G 1Gbps mobile network at the Global Mobile Broadband Forum 2015 in Hong Kong. The 4.5G services will be commercially available in 2016 across the country.

Under collaboration of these two companies HKT and Huawei launched two component carrier (2CC) carrier aggregation (CA) network in 2014 which was offering single-user peak download speed of 300 Mbps after that in earlier this year, HKT and Huawei demonstrated an IP-RAN based 3CC CA with a single-user peak rate of 450Mbps. Now on yesterday demonstration introduces the 4CC CA network with a peak download speed that is 2.6 times faster than the 3CC CA network record.

It is claimed that 4.5G will support around 100,000 connections per cell and offer latency of 10ms compared to 50ms. 4.5G is compatible with the existing LTE and LTE-A deployments which allowing mobile operators to benefit from some of the advantages of 5G.

Huawei aims to deliver high quality HD and ultra high-definition video services over mobile with no buffering and immediate availability. Huawei said The capacity demand of mobile users climb with 60% strongly. Qualcomm will present by the end of chipsets that supported the downlink of 4.5G which will be available on smartphones devices.