Accelerating the 5G ecosystem expansion today with LTE Advanced Pro.

LTE Advanced Pro (3GPP Release 13+) is expanding LTE to a wide range of new industries and enabling new use cases beyond smartphones, such as automotive and IoT. It is comprised of a rich roadmap of technologies that will be submitted with 5G NR to meet IMT-2020 requirements.

LTE delivers essential services for 5G.

As we enter the 5G era, LTE will continue to provide ubiquitous coverage and essential services that complement initial 5G NR deployments, which will focus on mobile broadband use cases starting in 2019.

Gigabit LTE brings seamless 5G mobile broadband experiences.

Next-gen immersive use cases will demand not only faster, but more uniform data rates, lower latency, and more capacity that will push the boundaries of LTE networks. Now, Gigabit LTE is here to deliver fiber-like wireless broadband that meets these expanding requirements.

LAA globalizes Gigabit LTE and benefits 5G NR mmWave deployments.

Thanks to LAA (Licensed Assisted Access), we can reduce Gigabit LTE’s need for licensed spectrum to as little as 10 MHz by aggregating unlicensed spectrum. LAA small cells also offer co-siting opportunities to achieve significant 5G NR mmWave coverage. 

Announcing the world’s first 2 Gbps Gigabit LTE modem.

We are taking Gigabit LTE to new heights with the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X24 modem, our third-generation Gigabit LTE modem that delivers even faster peak download speeds of up to 2 Gbps.

Qualcomm Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

What is the Role of LTE Advanced Pro as 5G Rolls Out in 2019?

May 14, 2018


Expanding mobile to new industries, today.

In addition to Gigabit LTE, the LTE Advanced Pro evolution provides a plethora of new technologies that connect new devices and services—working hand in hand with 5G NR to realize the full 5G vision.


LTE IoT supports low-complexity IoT use cases and is evolving to be the 5G massive IoT solution.


Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) supports enhanced automotive safety, and fuels the future of autonomous driving.

Private LTE networks

Private LTE networks are optimized for a wide range of industrial IoT use cases, such as industrial handhelds and more.

Cellular drone communication

Cellular technology is enabling safer drone deployments, and will be crucial for safe, coordinated operation and control.


What is the Role of LTE Advanced Pro as 5G Rolls Out in 2019?

May 14, 2018


LTE Advanced Pro

May 14, 2018



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