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Band 3 is a major FDD band which has been allocated globally. Some operators have been granted with more than
Building on the generic intra-band carrier aggregation work based on Band 1, this work item proposes to start the work
on intra-band contiguous carrier aggregation for Band 3 to support deployment of LTE-Advanced.
The output of this work item should also consider regional regulation requirements for the BS.
The present document is a technical report of the work item for "LTE-Advanced Intra-band Contiguous Carrier
Aggregation in Band 3" which was approved at TSG RAN #57.
The report provides background, analysis of the requirements, and a list of recommended changes to the specifications.