WCDMA+ Comes To Counteract Spectrum Crunch for HSPA Operators

WCDMA Comes To Counteract Spectrum Crunch for HSPA OperatorsLet me introduce a new mobile technology from Qualcomm – ‘WCDMA+’. WCDMA+ is made to provide more efficient voice, to triple the efficiency of today’s WCDMA voice networks.

In fact WCDMA+ can free up up to 70% of cell data capacity for more HSPA+ data.While voice traffic is stabilising for last months, data demand is growing at an exponential rate, this new technology will able the operators to get more out of their precious spectrum resources.

WCDMA+ achieves impressive 3x increase in spectrum resource through a combination of standard, independent device enhancements, and radio link improvements that are planned to be standardized in future 3GPP releases.

Device enhancements include enhanced equalizer, interference cancellation and others techniques which have already been successfully implemented for HSPA+ data. Now WCDMA+ is bringing them to voice services.

The radio link improvements include overhead channel improvements, more efficient power control, early termination and others. The device enhancements are expected to be available first, followed by the radio link improvements.

This staggered approach offers operators the flexibility to introduce WCDMA+ in phases

WCDMA+ employs techniques that are similar to those provided by 1X Advanced, which quadruples the voice capacity of CDMA2000 1X. HSPA+ Advanced is meant for data while WCDMA+ is meant for spectrum efficiency for voice.

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Saptarshi Roy
December 30, 2011 6:19 pm 6:19 PM

Lovegin :
all the technologies are invented by forigners, india doesnt have any own technology .educated peoples are available in india but no skilled professonals.we just purchase alla thse technologies by giving huge amount of money

Ever heard of Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose? Read more about him and then you will know why he is considered to be the father of wireless communication worldwide.

August 17, 2011 11:48 pm 11:48 PM

WCDMA+ is more about increasing efficiency of voice, so that the available capacity is increased for data. So it is not so much about increasing data rates (speeds). You can get more information about WCDMA+ on my blog here http://bit.ly/olPokE

HSPA+ offers very high data rates (speeds). You could can find more details at our website http://www.qualcomm.com/hspa_plus..

Hope that clarifies..


August 11, 2011 11:40 pm 11:40 PM

so wat will be the dwnl and upld speed in wcdma+