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Etisalat Misr achieves dynamic spectrum sharing in Egypt

Huawei’s CloudAIR technology points to many important aspects of future spectrum management, allowing multiple RATs to share the same spectrum in a flexible way. Just weeks after Bharti Airtel of India became the first operator to use the technology to support three radio standards in the same airwave, Egypt’s Etisalat Misr has achieved another milestone. It has completed the world’s first verified use of CloudAIR for dynamic spectrum sharing. The operator used CloudAIR GL15MHz to share 15 MHz of 1.8 GHz spectrum between GSM and LTE, in a dynamic way, on Etisalat Misr’s 1.8 GHz network in Cairo. The result was an increase in the LTE data rate and cell capacity, said the telco. Compared to running LTE in 10 MHz…

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