Singtel hits 1.1Gbps data speed in trials with Ericsson
This is two to three times faster than LTE peak speeds.
Singtel and Ericsson recorded an internet speed of 1.1Gbps, through a trial using wireless technology Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology.
According to a press release, this will provide internet speeds two to three times faster than peak LTE speeds.
Singtel said this is the first time for a wireless technology in Asia Pacific hit the peak speed.
Ericsson said LAA is an LTE feature that uses a 5 GHz unlicensed band in combination with the licensed spectrum to deliver a performance boost for mobile device users.
Singtel's 4.5G LTE network currently offers data speeds of 500Mbps.