China Unicom completes 5G NR field test with ZTE

Monday 10 July 2017 | 12:30 CET | News
ZTE has supported China Unicom in its first 5G NR (New Radio) field test. Deploying ZTE's pre-commercial 5G base station at sub6GHz with Massive MIMO, LDPC (low-density parity check) and other 5G technologies, China Unicom reports it had sachieved data rates of up to 2 Gbps for single user-equipment. The 5G NR field test in Shenzhen used the 3.5GHz frequency band with a 100MHz bandwidth, and was conducted by ZTE together with the Guangdong branch of China Unicom, in addition to the operator's Network Construction department and China Unicom Network Technology Research Institute.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: China Unicom / Unicom / ZTE
Countries: China
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