5G NR

EXFO to assure successful 5G service delivery with launch of intelligent network automation platform

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QUEBEC CITY, CANADA, February 12, 2020 — EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO, TSX: EXF) the communications industry’s test, monitoring and analytics experts, has launched Nova Adaptive Service Assurance (Nova A|SA), the first intelligent automation platform enabling mobile network operators to deliver ultra-reliable, high-quality service experience in a 5G world.

Nokia Signs 5G Deal with Orange France, Orange Slovensko

in News, 5G, 5G New Radio, 5G NR, Nokia, Orange, LTE
Nokia AirScale base station

Earlier this month, Nokia announced that the company has been selected by Orange France and Orange Slovensko to evolve the operator's Radio Access Network for 5G.

Qualcomm and ZTE Make 5G Voice Over NR Call

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Qualcomm Snapdragon

Qualcomm and ZTE have established 5G-enabled Voice over New Radio call. The call was performed in compliance with 3GPP Release 15 specifications over the 2.5 GHz spectrum band (n41) by utilizing a ZTE’s 5G NR base station and a 5G smartphone form factor test device powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 5G Modem-RF System.

3GPP Approves List of Release 17 5G New Radio Features and Functions

in Blog, 3GPP, 5G, 5G NR, LTE
3GPP Release 17 Timeline

Earlier this week 3GPP held RAN#86 to discuss and finalize further technology evolution of 5G NR radio. 3GPP has now approved a list of features and detailed functionality that will be part of Release-17.

5G NG-RAN Radio Protocol Architecture

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The different sublayers used in  Radio Protocol Architecture are: Medium Access Control (MAC), Radio Link Control (RLC), Packet Data Convergence Protocol (PDCP) and Service Data Adaptation Protocol (SDAP), Radio Resource Control (RRC) and Non-Access Stratum (NAS). Where:

-The physical layer offers to the MAC sublayer transport channels;

Ericsson and Intel to Demonstrate 4G + 5G Dynamic Spectrum Sharing at MWC 2019

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Ericsson and Qualcomm Complete Interoperability Testing of 5G NR Data

Ericsson will showcase activation of Ericsson Spectrum Sharing with an Intel 5G device at Mobile World Congress 2019. The demo will show that 4G and 5G traffic can run simultaneously on the same frequency carrier.  

5G Tool box in MATLAB: Possibilities and Limitations

in 3GPP, 5G, 5G NR, MATLAB

MATLAB has introduced its 5G Toolbox, which provides standards compliant waveforms and reference examples for modeling, simulation, and verification of the physical layer of 3GPP 5G New Radio (NR) communications systems. 5G Toolbox can be used  to design algorithms and predict end-to-end link performance of systems that conform to the 5G Release 15 standard.

Small Cell In 5G

in 5G, 5G New Radio, 5G NR, IOT, Small Cell. Blog, Femtocell
5G NR

As the need and dependency on wireless network is increasing, a stronger and faster network is required to cater to the demands of millions. The 5G networks are the next generation of mobile internet connectivity, offering faster speeds and more reliable connections on smartphones and other devices than ever before.

5GNR Reference Signals Measurement

in 5G NR, RSRP, RSRQ, RSSI

In 5G new  radio (NR) system, reference signal   measurement are used to perform cell selection, cell reselection and handover etc.  Reference Signal (RS) measurements are further classified into three measurement parameters as given

Ericsson and Qualcomm Complete Interoperability Testing of 5G NR Data Call on 2.6 GHz Band

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Ericsson and Qualcomm Complete Interoperability Testing of 5G NR Data

Ericsson and Qualcomm have completed a non-standalone (NSA) 5G New Radio (NR) data call on 2.6 GHz, adding a new frequency band to those successfully tested for commercial deployment. The bi-directional downlink and uplink data call was made at the Ericsson Lab in Kista, Sweden last December 20.

5G Small Cell, Pico Cell Understanding and Planning

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In the blog, the readers will comprehend the elementary aspects of Small cell in 5G communication mechanism, in a way it is enhanced 4G-LTE. The article will be significant to the scholars, learners, researcher and City RF Planner who are aware with 4G, 3G or 2G also be worthwhile for those who are innovative to this technology.  

CP-OFDM and its application in 5G

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5G NR

Now days, 5G new radio (NR) is becoming more popular because of its  high data rate, reduced latency, energy saving, cost reduction, higher system capacity, and massive device connectivity. The first phase of 5G specifications in Release-15 will be completed by March 2019 to accommodate the early commercial deployment.

Demystifying 5G - 5G NR network measurements at 3.5 GHz

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The video demonstrates how to perform 5G NR network measurements at 3.5 GHz. In the example shown, the R&S®SMW200A vector signal generator generates a 5G NR signal. The captured RF measurements are visualized with the R&S®ROMES4 drive test software that supports real-time network analysis, optimization and troubleshooting.

Ericsson, SK Telecom and Qualcomm Make 5G NR Data Call over SKT’s 5G Commercial Network

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SK Telecom's 5G NR Data Call

Ericsson, SK Telecom (SKT) and Qualcomm have successfully established a 5G NR data call on mid-band over SKT’s live, 5G commercial network in Busan, South Korea. SK Telecom plans to launch 5G commercial services with 5G smartphones, built on the collaborative work with Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies, in the first half of 2019.

SK Telecom Successfully Makes 5G Call with Samsung’s Commercial 5G Equipment

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SK Telecom has successfully completed the 5G call using the 3GPP 5G Non-standalone(NSA) new radio (NR) standard and commercial 5G NR Samsung's equipment that can be readily applied to the commercial 5G network. The call took place at the company’s 5G testbed located in its Bundang office building.