StarHub commences upgrade of mobile broadband network to HSPA+ (Plus)

Technorati Tags: ,,

 

After launching ‘Home Zone’, the world’s first commercial 3G femtocell service, it seems that Starhub is not stopping even though the economy is not in good shape.

StarHub today announced that the company, together with its partner Huawei, has commenced the upgrade of its mobile broadband network to HSPA Plus (HSPA+), following a successful live demonstration of its capability to deliver 21Mbps on the downlink. This is 1.5 times higher than its current network capacity of 14.4Mbps.

This development is in addition to StarHub’s increased uplink network capacity to 5.76Mbps nationwide.

By 2Q-2009, StarHub’s mobile broadband network will be HSPA+ ready for commercial rollout nationwide.

Today, StarHub continues to boast the highest mobile broadband network capacity in Singapore, at 14.4Mbps (downlink) and 5.76Mbps (uplink).

 

What is HSPA?

HSPA, which stands for High Speed Packet Access, is an evolution of the mobile technology from 2G to 3G to 3.5G.

HSPA_diagramWhen you see/hear about mobile broadband speeds 3.6 or 7.2Mbps they are referring to these theoretical maximum speeds. This is because factors like the distance between the user and the mobile mast, trees and other buildings as well as the number of users can all affect the speed experienced.

 

Factors affecting mobile broadband speed

The mobile broadband speeds experienced is affected by various factors including:

  • Signal strength
  • Distance from base station
  • Interference and building clutter
  • Hardware: computer processing speed & power supply
  • Software: operating system and simultaneous usage of multiple applications
  • Websites (Local/Overseas)
    • The web server speed of the website you are visiting. i.e. how fast the network can receive data depends on how fast the web server can send them out .

Way to go StarHub!

4,220 Comments

  1. Pingback: Consultation

  2. Pingback: web design and development

  3. Pingback: contacting us

  4. Pingback: web design for small businesses

  5. Pingback: edmonton web designer

  6. Pingback: dumpster rental Cincinnati

  7. Pingback: 4 yard dumpster

  8. Pingback: roll off rental

  9. Pingback: Leonard Pozner

  10. Pingback: blockchain

  11. Pingback: water soft softener

  12. Pingback: Leonard Pozner

  13. Pingback: CSGOSwift.trade

  14. Pingback: www.flightera.net/img/anchor.txt

  15. Pingback: Leonard Pozner

  16. Pingback: buy villa in goa

  17. Pingback: luxury villas for sale in north goa

  18. Pingback: CSGO Swift.trade

  19. Pingback: luxury villas for sale in north goa

  20. Pingback: schweizer in deutschland leben

  21. Pingback: Leonard Pozner

  22. Pingback: viral Stories

  23. Pingback: schweiz wohnen deutschland arbeiten steuern

  24. Pingback: Tuin aanleggen

  25. Pingback: schweiz wohnen

  26. Pingback: Tuinarchitecten

  27. Pingback: Terrasoverkappingen Limburg

  28. Pingback: Leonard Pozner

  29. Pingback: Striptease Limburg

  30. Pingback: Pergola bouwen

  31. Pingback: Airconditioning

  32. Pingback: Stripster Gent

  33. Pingback: Airconditioning Limburg

  34. Pingback: Warmtepompen

  35. Pingback: Erotische massage

  36. Pingback: le mgliori chat

  37. Pingback: Chape vloerverwarming

  38. Pingback: Glazen vloeren

  39. Pingback: chat senza registrazione

  40. Pingback: www.tomato-plants-direct.co.uk/

  41. Pingback: www.tomato-plants-direct.co.uk/

  42. Pingback: chat senza registrazione

  43. Pingback: www.tomatosite.com/

  44. Pingback: Tomato Plants Direct the mail order tomato specialists

  45. Pingback: Vegetable plants direct mail order vegetable plant specialists

  46. Pingback: chat gratis

  47. Pingback: chat video

  48. Pingback: videochat

  49. Tracey

    I’m really impressed with your writing skills as
    well as with the layout on your weblog. Is this a paid
    theme or did you modify it yourself? Anyway keep up
    the excellent quality writing, it is rare to see a great blog like this one these days.

    Reply
  50. music download free mp3 songs

    Appreciating the time and effort you put into your site
    and detailed information you provide. It’s nice
    to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the same
    out of date rehashed information. Fantastic read! I’ve saved your site and I’m adding your RSS feeds to
    my Google account.

    Reply

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *