Telrad Networks, a global provider of innovative LTE telecom solutions, has announced that Visionary Broadband, a multi-state Internet Service Provider (ISP), has successfully field tested the new Carrier Aggregation feature, enabling them to significantly increase capacity and offer customers higher data rate packages, the company said.
The trial was conducted using an experimental license from the FCC for the 3.5 GHz CBRS band.
Telrad is currently running Carrier Aggregation field trials using their BreezeCOMPACT software defined radio platform. The new LTE-Advanced feature can be made available to customers via a software upgrade in May of 2018. Visionary Broadband has tested the feature using both 10+10 MHz and 20+20 MHz configurations. The operator was able to achieve peak speeds of up to 200 Mbps to a subscriber. The feature supports running either contiguous carriers or non-contiguous carriers.
Telrad Networks is a global provider of innovative LTE telecom solutions, boasting over 300 4G deployments in 100 countries. Telrad stands at the forefront of the technology evolution of next-generation TD-LTE solutions in the sub-6 GHz market. Since 1951, the company has been a recognized pioneer in the telecom industry, facilitating the connectivity needs of millions of end-users through operators, ISPs and enterprises around the world. (www.telrad.com)
Visionary is a pioneering ISP founded in December of 1994. The company has grown to become the largest and most geographically diverse ISP in a three-state region, Wyoming, Montana and Colorado, providing more than 20,000 customers with Internet access via dialup, wireless, DSL, T1 and fiber. Visionary is focused on providing quality Internet service by customizing products for underserved and rural markets. We are a privately owned company, with the ownership residing and accessing connectivity within our service area, keeping us in touch with the customer experience. (https://www.vcn.com/)