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BARCELONA -- Airspan Networks Inc., a leading provider of 4G LTE-Advanced broadband wireless access networks, announced today that it has started the deployment of a 2.6 GHz TD-LTE network with Brazilian Telco ON in Sao Paulo state using its Air4G high power compact small cell. This deployment is based on Airspan's Air4G LTE-Advanced ready product line that delivers the highest net throughputs and operational range of any TD-LTE product available today. Air4G's class leading features include;

  • LTE-Advanced Release 10 Feature Set
  • Support for TD-LTE Band 38 and Band 41 at 2.6 GHz
  • End User Speeds of up to 100 Mbit/s
  • Seamless Mobility
  • Class-leading Coverage
  • Full Interoperability with third-party EPCs and UEs "We have taken the decision to aggressively deploy the LTE-Advanced ready systems in our concession area in Brazil's Sao Paulo State because of its ability to quickly offer very high-quality Internet connectivity to a large footprint," commented Farès Nassar, CEO of ON. "We also chose Airspan because they demonstrated the ability to quickly integrate with our existing LTE RAN and Core supplier and delivered LTE at an attractive coverage/performance ratio. We have so far been impressed by Airspan's deployment agility and responsiveness". Airspan Networks Inc.
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