Vodafone UK trialling 5G NR with Ericsson, Qualcomm

28 Feb 2017

Vodafone, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies are collaborating on a 5G New Radio (NR) trial based on the 5G NR specifications being developed by standard development organisation the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP). The trial will take place in the United Kingdom and will focus on showcasing 5G NR technologies that utilise wide bandwidths in order to increase overall network capacity and achieve multi-Gbps data rates. The trial will replicate real-world scenarios across a broad range of deployment situations using 5G system solutions.

The 3GPP’s 5G NR standard-based interoperability testing and trials will begin in the second half of 2017.

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