Orange, Ericsson trial ‘5G’ in Madrid using 28GHz band

26 Sep 2017

Orange Espana has announced that it has achieved downlink transmission speeds of up to 15Gbps in a Madrid-based trial of 5G technology, conducted in association with Swedish vendor Ericsson. According to El Economista, the tests utilised a block of 28GHz spectrum issued by the government, and included MIMO functionality, alongside beamforming, a signal processing technique that directs signals from multiple antennas towards where mobile customers are situated.

Spain, Ericsson, Orange Espana (incl. Jazztel)