Cable & Telecom

Dynamic spectrum sharing enables transglobal 5G data call in live commercial networks

BERN, SWITZERLAND and GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA — Calling it a “data-call-first”, Ericsson and its industry partners Qualcomm Technologies and Chinese smartphone maker OPPO successfully demonstrated on November 29 a 5G data call between Swisscom’s network in Bern, Switzerland and Telstra’s network in Gold Coast, Australia.The 5G data call was achieved using dynamic spectrum sharing on a 3GPP Frequency Division Duplex (FDD) band. Pre-commercial 5G smartphones from OPPO (pictured), powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System, were used on both ends of the call. OPPO is the first 5G device manufacturer to implement Ericsson Spectrum Sharing technology in its...

Our industry and COVID-19

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