This whitepaper explores the benefits of HSPA+ Advanced. HSPA+ Advanced, encompassing enhancements being defined in 3GPP Release 11 and beyond, takes the performance of HSPA+ to a whole new level. It expands the role of Multicarrier enabling operators to utilize their entire available spectrum. HSPA+ Advanced brings innovative features such as MultiFlow that exploit the uneven network loading. It continues to enhance HetNet features such as Range Expansion and introduces uplink closed loop beamforming that improves uplink coverage and capacity. It also offers an impressive ten-fold increase in the capacity of bursty connections.
February 06, 2012
HSPA+ Advanced: Taking HSPA+ to the Next Level Whitepaper