License Assisted Access (LAA) video primer
Thomas Norén on License Assisted Access (LAA)
We judge the performance of a mobile network by how well the apps we want to use work, when and where we want to use them. This is the concept of "app coverage": network performance from the user perspective. Because we spend more than 85% of our day indoors, mobile operators are constantly looking for ways to improve app coverage indoors, leveraging both cellular and Wi-Fi technologies.
To improve app coverage indoors in any size or type of commercial building – whether that’s a suburban shopping center, train station or a high-rise office building – Ericsson is adding Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) to its indoor small cell portfolio, the Ericsson Radio Dot System and RBS 6402 Indoor Picocell. LAA introduces the security and performance associated with high-performance LTE networks to spectrum available in the 5 GHz band.
LAA benefits all consumers and business users on smartphones and other mobile devices:
Combining licensed and unlicensed technologies and leveraging higher frequency spectrum bands on small cell architectures, LAA is a key milestone on the road to 5G. LAA delivers an indoor performance boost for smartphone users, while optimizing available wireless network resources for all users.
Ericsson License Assisted Access (LAA) introduces LTE to unlicensed spectrum on small cells to deliver a data speed boost to smartphones
Ericsson RBS 6402 Indoor Picocell
License Assisted Access (LAA) will be supported on Ericsson’s RBS 6402 Indoor Picocell, an indoor multi-standard small cell
Vice President, Head of Radio Product Management, Ericsson
Head of Strategy, Radio Business Unit, Ericsson
Dr. Håkan Andersson
Head of 5G Product Strategy, Radio Business Unit, Ericsson
Head of Mobile Broadband, Radio Business Unit, Ericsson