Telstra kicks off LTE-B deployment with AFL app and Samsung devices

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Telstra has switched on LTE-Broadcast (LTE-B) across its network in an effort to prevent congestion by having users share the same data stream.

Initially, LTE-B is only available on Samsung S9 and S8 handsets when using the AFL Live app. The telco told media on Thursday that more applications and firmware updates for handsets to allow for LTE-B use are in the pipeline.

Mike Wright, Telstra group managing director of Networks, told ZDNet that the threshold for

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