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Nokia, AT&T accelerate US C-Band rollout with first commercial equipment call

Monday 14 June 2021 | 08:41 CET | News
Nokia and AT&T successfully completed the first call on AT&T's network using C-Band spectrum, awarded three months ago. The call was made using a 5G smartphone form factor mobile test device powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System using the Nokia AirScale baseband and 5G massive MIMO (mMIMO) 64T64R C-Band radio. C-Band spectrum provides a good balance of both coverage and capacity and will further enhance AT&T's ambitions of expanding 5G coverage and performance across the nation, the carrier said. AT&T announced plans to cover 200 million people with C-Band by the end of

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: AT&T / FCC / Nokia / Qualcomm
Countries: United States
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