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Topic # 191116 24-Jan-2016 09:47
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As per subject what LTE band are Vodafone NZ using at 3438 Mhz? Thanks.


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  Reply # 1477721 24-Jan-2016 11:22
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Nothing live on that band but why do you ask?

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  Reply # 1477732 24-Jan-2016 11:52
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johnr: Nothing live on that band but why do you ask?

 

 

 

Because the RSM site has about 14 Vodafone locations using(or licensed) that spectrum. Some only just registered. Wondered if someone knew its use... Because I am just nosy.


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  Reply # 1477740 24-Jan-2016 12:19
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Nice spotting

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  Reply # 1477743 24-Jan-2016 12:22
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Vodafone pushed for changes last year to the 3.5GHz band. They have (from memory) around 50MHz of ex TCL WiMAX spectrum. There were limits a number of restrictions incl FDD/TDD that have now been removed.

It's hardly surprising they're obviously about to launch a trial - this will be one of the next major global LTE bands. I've already discussed this in a number of threads on here since RSM announced the changes.

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  Reply # 1477744 24-Jan-2016 12:26
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Was that from that home phone/mobile combo trial that TCL were doing in Tauranga that was aborted before it even got off the ground?




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  Reply # 1477745 24-Jan-2016 12:33
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quickymart:

 

Was that from that home phone/mobile combo trial that TCL were doing in Tauranga that was aborted before it even got off the ground?

 

My understanding it was a 2100 Mhz 3G service, i could see the network on my 3G vodafone mobile just before they shut it down. 


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  Reply # 1477746 24-Jan-2016 12:35
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quickymart:

Was that from that home phone/mobile combo trial that TCL were doing in Tauranga that was aborted before it even got off the ground?



As above it was 2100Mhz

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  Reply # 1477778 24-Jan-2016 14:01
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sbiddle: Vodafone pushed for changes last year to the 3.5GHz band. They have (from memory) around 50MHz of ex TCL WiMAX spectrum. There were limits a number of restrictions incl FDD/TDD that have now been removed.

It's hardly surprising they're obviously about to launch a trial - this will be one of the next major global LTE bands. I've already discussed this in a number of threads on here since RSM announced the changes.

 

 

 

At that frequency it would be surely short range??





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  Reply # 1477785 24-Jan-2016 14:24
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Short range - yes. That's exactly what is required for high capacity deployments these days. VF have plenty of other spectrum for larger coverage areas.

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  Reply # 1478033 25-Jan-2016 08:32
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I'd guess one of the TDD LTE bands...

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  Reply # 1478062 25-Jan-2016 09:52
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johnr:
quickymart:

Was that from that home phone/mobile combo trial that TCL were doing in Tauranga that was aborted before it even got off the ground?



As above it was 2100Mhz


And slightly OT, Telstra (AU) still have 5 MHz of 2100 MHz spectrum here in New Zealand

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