Massive MIMO

Massive MIMO

(Massive Multiple Input/Multiple Output) Massive MIMO generally refers to 4x4 and 8x8 antennas in an access point. However, there are multiuser-MIMO projects that envision the use of hundreds of antennas. See MIMO and MU-MIMO.


The Rice University Argos Project
This prototype is a Massive MIMO base station that uses 64 antennas. Each (white) antenna sends a narrow beam to a single user. (Image courtesy of Rice University, http://argos.rice.edu)
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Summary: Massive MIMO test proves telco's capabilities for future of mobile communications
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In particular, Bristol University created a Massive MIMO prototype with 128 antennas." In February, researchers from Bristol and Lund universities and telecom giant BT reported on results they have achieved as a result of field trials at BT Labs in Adastral Park, Suffolk, U.K.
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Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have taken this multi-antenna concept to the next level with their Massive MIMO prototype.
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At the foundation of Sprint 5G is Massive MIMO, a breakthrough technology that dramatically improves network capacity.
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