EE’s LTE-A network will launch subsequent yr, bringing insanely quick, 300mbps 4G to the UK’s capital. Initial checks of the brand new LTE-A community started in earnest final yr inside the confines of London’s Tech City. EE says it needs to concentrate on bringing its twice-as-quick-LTE to companies and tech leaders first, therefore its determination to launch LTE-A first in London.
But earlier than this occurs the community has now confirmed it can quickly start testing EVEN quicker speeds –– 400mbps, women and gents –– at Wembley Stadium so as to guarantee it supplies common, constant updates to its infrastructure. EE hasn’t talked about when 400mbps will grow to be the norm, however judging by its previous rollouts a launch in 2016 appears about proper.
In order to entry these excessive-velocity connections you’ll want a smartphone or tablet that may deal with CAT 6 LTE, and that may imply –– for a lot of –– an improve. There are CAT 6 LTE-enabled handsets already in circulation (something with a Snapdragon 805 CPU in it, principally), however as we transfer in the direction of 2015 increasingly releases, once more, thanks to Qualcomm chips, will function help for extremely-quick, face-melting LTE speeds.
EE CTO Fotis Karonis stated, "Since we introduced this historic partnership six months in the past, clients utilizing the community at Wembley have already uploaded the equal of 850,000 selfies, and streamed four hundred,000 objective replays.
"We've added sufficient capability to join each customer that walks by means of the gates, and we're persevering with to make investments - extra 3G, extra 4G, Superfast WiFi and the potential to launch a multi-operator 4G service, supporting all of the networks, means everybody with a smartphone may be related at Wembley.
"This partnership has a really clear imaginative and prescient – we would like Wembley to be the world's greatest related stadium, displaying off new applied sciences first and giving two million guests a yr the absolute best Wembley expertise."