10 December 2017: TM Research & Development (TM R&D) was recently conferred Merit for its LTE-WiFi Aggregation (LTE Plus) under the Communication Category during the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards 2017 (APICTA Awards) held at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
LTE Plus is a 3GPP advanced feature that enables operators to integrate WiFi (operating in unlicensed band) and cellular traffics, hence improving transmission bandwidth and enhancing user experience. LTE Plus was developed to assist UniFi mobile to increase its 4G transmission bandwidth by aggregating WiFi unlicensed band and cellular band based on the 3GPP advanced feature.
Dubbed as the Oscar of the ICT Arena, the APICTA Awards is an international awards program organized by APICTA, which aims to increase ICT awareness in the community and assist in bridging the digital divide. By providing networking and product benchmarking opportunities to ICT innovators and entrepreneurs in the region, the program is designed to stimulate ICT innovation and creativity, promote economic and trade relations, facilitate technology transfer, and offer business matching opportunities via exposure to venture capitalists and investors.