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Ericsson, SK, Telefonica demo live end-to-end 5G network

Thursday 16 February 2017 | 15:06 CET | News
Ericsson announced that it teamed up with SK Telecom Korea in December to carry out what it described as the first successful live demonstration of an end-to-end 5G network at its lab in Kista, Sweden. The partners used Cloud Core, virtual RAN and over-the-air NR/LTE interworking to achieve end-to-end data rates of more than 1Gbps and roundtrip latencies of about 4 milliseconds to a gateway outside of the core. The 5G New Radio (NR) used 800MHz bandwidth, running on 15GHz, said Ericsson. The company added that it conducted a similar demonstration with Telefonica on 22 December 2016 involving

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Countries: World
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