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Optus uses NR-DC to aggregate 3500 MHz assets with mmWave 26 GHz spectrum

Monday 2 August 2021 | 06:39 CET | News
Australian operator Optus, in partnership with Ericsson and MediaTek, has demonstrated the use of New Radio Dual Connectivity (NR-DC) technology to aggregate its mid-band 3500 MHz spectrum assets with its newly acquired mmWave 26 GHz spectrum. The demonstration, conducted in Sydney, demonstrated the benefits of using NR-DC to extend the mmWave 5G coverage over a greater distance, while delivering the 5G speeds, Optus said.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Ericsson / MediaTek / Optus
Countries: Australia
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