26 November 2010 (Sydney): NetComm Limited (ASX: NTC) unveiled the world's first 42Mbps HSPA (DC-HSPA+) router at the GITEX Technology Week Exhibition in Dubai in October using Etisalat's 42Mbps network.
The Gateway achieved downlink speeds of 40.7Mbps confirming that NetComm is primed to deliver the world's most advanced technology to its portfolio of international telecommunications partners.
NetComm has also announced that they are prepared for the global rollout of 3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks. NetComm's LTE technology product(s) will be ready for launch in line with their carrier partner's network upgrades to the new LTE system which is set to replace HSPA technology as the single global standard.
NetComm's telecommunications partners including: Telstra (Australia), Etisalat, Saudi Telecom, Rogers Wireless, Telus and Telecom New Zealand are among the 156 operators in 64 countries currently investing in LTE. With 113 network commitments in 46 countries, and 43 additional pre-commitment trials, it is anticipated that at least 55 LTE networks will be in commercial service by the end of 2012.
"The spectacular performance from our demonstration of the 42Mbps HSPA (DC-HSPA+) router at GITEX confirms that the technology is ready to go. This launch follows from our introduction of one of the world's first 21Mbps HSPA routers to hit the global market last year, and reflects our continued success in staying ahead of changing trends and market demand. I am also pleased to report that we have worked closely with our global telecommunications partners to ensure the immediate deployment of LTE technology on completion of the necessary network architecture," says NetComm's managing director, David Stewart.
About NetComm Limited
NetComm Limited (ASX: NTC) is a leading developer and manufacturer of broadband technology. With 27 years experience, NetComm develop a wide range of broadband products to facilitate worldwide networks. Its products are uniquely customized for each carrier requirement and designed to deliver reliable communications for consumer, business and industrial applications. With particular expertise in 3G/HSPA technologies, NetComm engineer world first 3G products that support evolving networks and deliver quality data communication products. For further information about NetComm Limited please visit www.netcommlimited.com