SingTel rolls out commercial LTE Advanced service delivering 300 Mbps
July 27 2014
Singapore operator SingTel introduced the Huawei 5786 mobile MiFi hotspot device, enabling SingTel to claim it is the world's first mobile operator to offer commercial 300 Mbps service using LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation.
The Huawei 5786 supports LTE-A CAT 6 and enables connections for up to 10 simultaneous devices. SingTel promised to will offer other LTE-A enabled devices, including smartphones and tablets, over the coming months. It said its 4G customers with compatible devices will not be charged extra for the 300 Mbps service.