This paper presents results on output power level distributions of 4G user equipment (UE) using data applications based on a very large number of samples collected over seven days in an LTE network. Measured values are in line with results obtained for 3G UE despite an almost tenfold increase in the achievable peak data throughput. Knowledge of realistic power levels is important for accurate assessments of the radio frequency electromagnetic field exposure from mobile communication equipment.

Full abstract in IEEE Xplore, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2017.2682422


Paramananda Joshi, Davide Colombi, Björn Thors, Christer Törnevik, Ericsson Research; Lars-Erik Larsson, Telia Company AB

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Published March 2017, IEEE Access, vol.5, pp. 4545-4550.

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