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Ericsson, PowerLight demonstrate world's first wireless powered 5G base station

Monday 4 October 2021 | 18:32 CET | News
Ericsson has teamed up with US laser specialist PowerLight Technologies to achieve a safe, fully wireless-powered 5G base station for the deployment of Radio Access Network (RAN) sites. The proof-of-concept (PoC) demo milestone was achieved recently in Seattle using optical beaming, a laser-based technology that converts electricity into high-intensity light which is then captured and transformed to electricity at the radio base station.

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