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SC-FDMA (Single-carrier Frequency Division Multiple Access)

Single carrier frequency division multiple access (SC-FDMA) is a type of data transfer protocol. It specifically deals with how data is transferred across a network with multiple users. With SC-FDMA, information is transmitted along with adjacent subcarriers. This increases the speed of information transmission. It also decreases the power necessary to move the data. Thus, some people believe SC-FDMA is a favorable data transfer protocol alternative than traditional approaches, such as orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (OFDMA). Its use in a 3G network is automatic.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About SC-FDMA (Single-carrier Frequency Division Multiple Access)

Most small businesses that use SC-FDMA will not even realize it. Companies do not have to be particularly familiar with this type of technology.

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