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Verizon starts 5G field tests

Monday 22 February 2016 | 08:19 CET | News
Ericsson announced it's supplying 5G radio prototypes to Verizon for live field trials. In 5G field trials held in February, Ericsson's radio prototypes hit more than 10 Gbps peak throughput while supporting beamforming and beam tracking features. In the Verizon field trial, the Ericsson radios, mounted outdoors, delivered high-definition video streaming to devices located indoors, emulating a residential customer environment. Ericsson's prototypes, first introduced in November 2015, transmit signals using beamforming, which extends the reach of the high frequency bands and allows a user

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