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Docomo achieves 5G communication between bullet train and base stations

Monday 30 September 2019 | 09:53 CET | News
Japanese operator NTT Docomo has achieved "the world's first 28 GHz-band 5G mobile communications between base stations and a high-speed bullet train" during experimental trials to verify further enhancement of 5G in partnership with Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central). Data and video were transmitted between a 5G experimental mobile terminal, installed in a test version of an N700S-model Shinkansen railcar traveling at 283 km/h, and 5G experimental base stations deployed temporarily along the Tokaido Shinkansen tracks.

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Companies: NTT / NTT DoCoMo
Countries: Japan
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