StarHub has demonstrated 600Mbps peak download speeds utilizing Nokia Networks’ 4X4 MIMO technology with LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation.
Mock Pak Lum, chief technology officer of StarHub, said: “Through this demonstration of our LTE-Advanced capabilities, we want to reiterate our focus on leveraging latest technologies to provide our customers with the best possible service experience.”
Singapore’s second-largest mobile operator, in a technical trial conducted at its headquarters, achieved the 600Mbps data transmission speeds through combined 4×4 MIMO technology, along with Carrier Aggregation, to reach LTE-Advanced data speeds.
StarHub, which competes with SingTel, and Nokia Networks have also tested 3-band carrier aggregation using a commercial mobile device. These two trials — 4×4 MIMO and multiband carrier aggregation – are expected to pave the way towards faster mobile broadband in future.