C Spire tests 5G fixed wireless for TV delivery

Wednesday 20 July 2016 | 09:31 CET | News
US operator C Spire said it is ramping up its efforts to develop and test emerging 5G fixed and mobile technologies. The operator will build on its fibre-optic infrastructure and 28 GHz spectrum assets to develop the next generation of mobile services. C Spire said it successfully demonstrated a 5G fixed wireless solution in Mississippi using Nokia equipment with a direct connection to its fibre-based commercial TV service. The test delivered C Spire Fiber consumer TV content, including Ultra HD video, with speeds up to 2.2 Gbps and latency below 1.4 milliseconds over the 5G wireless link.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: C Spire / Nokia
Countries: United States
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