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Monday, 23 January 2012 13:48

Virgin tests 4G connections in London

Written by Nick Farrell



Commerce trials coming next


The telecoms giant Virgin is starting to test 4G connections at a London store, saying it wants to commence trials with consumers soon.

The trails have been conducted at the outfit's Oxford Street store in London, the company is also hinting it may bid in the Ofcom-run auction scheduled for the end of 2012. The telecoms giant placed a small cell, hooked up to the shop's broadband connection, on the outside of the store and tested connectivity using a laptop and a 4G dongle, delivering speeds of around 10Mbps.

According to IT Pro it was only something Virgin was considering, nothing more. Virgin confirmed it was looking at opening up the trial to consumers in the near future. The company has a history of trialling in Ashford, where 50Mbps and 100Mbps have been tested out, so the Kent town could be used for 4G.

Virgin said that it was working with partners to develop its Wi-Fi solution and our recent 4G trial proved the capability of our small cell idea.

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