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Docomo, NEC test 5G standalone with O-RAN base station in multi-vendor configuration

Thursday 2 December 2021 | 11:28 CET | News
Japanese operator NTT Docomo and NEC have completed interoperability testing for 5G standalone (SA) using a 5G base station baseband unit (5G CU/DU) conforming to O-RAN open interface specifications and radio units (RUs) of different vendors. The multi-vendor interoperability test used a software upgrade to introduce SA capability to NEC's 5G non-standalone (NSA) CU/DU operating on Docomo's commercial network.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: NEC / NTT DoCoMo
Countries: Japan / World
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