Qualcomm's MulteFire technology, which achieves the basics of LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) and License Assisted Access (LAA) in the 5 GHz band without needing to own spectrum, has gained support and skepticism.
But will MulteFire find footing in the wireless, cable or broadband industry when it competes with so many similar technologies?
Neville Meijers, VP of business development for Qualcomm Technologies, is a spokesperson for the MulteFire Alliance, a group founded by Qualcomm, Ericsson, Nokia and Intel in December 2015. He told FierceWireless that the final technical spec for MulteFire is on schedule for release in the fourth quarter of this year.
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