LTE Advanced Pro

LTE Advanced Pro (LTE-A Pro, also known as 4.5G, 4.5G Pro, 4.9G, Pre-5G, 5G Project)[1][2][3][4] is a name for 3GPP release 13 and 14.[5][6] It is the next-generation cellular standard following LTE Advanced (LTE-A) and supports data rates in excess of 3 Gbit/s using 32-carrier aggregation.[7] It also introduces the concept of License Assisted Access, which allows sharing of licensed and unlicensed spectrum.

LTE Advanced Pro logo

Additionally, it incorporates several new technologies associated with 5G, such as 256-QAM, Massive MIMO, LTE-Unlicensed and LTE IoT,[8][9] that allow evolution of existing networks into supporting the 5G standard.[10]

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  4. ^ "War of the 'Gs' - Nokia promises 4.5G Pro and 4.9G". 5 September 2016.
  5. ^ Flynn, Kevin. "LTE-Advanced Pro Ready to Go".
  6. ^ "What is LTE-Advanced Pro?".
  7. ^ "4.5G, Next Step Toward MBB 2020".
  8. ^ "Leading the path towards 5G with LTE Advanced Pro - Qualcomm". 19 January 2016.
  9. ^ "LTE Advanced Pro - Qualcomm". 6 January 2016.
  10. ^ "LTE Advanced Pro enables Gigabit LTE on path to 5G". 11 October 2016.