5G/Massive MIMO Channel

Anritsu, Qualcomm Complete 5G Standalone Connection Test

Anritsu Corp. announces the successful completion of 5G Standalone (SA) connection testing between Anritsu’s Radio Communication Test Station MT8000A and a mobile smartphone form-factor test device from Qualcomm Technologies Inc., including the company’s 5G modem and antenna modules with integrated RF transceiver, RF front-end and antenna elements.

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Why 5G Wireless Technology Will Place a Greater Demand on Cables

Jean-Jacques Sage, Products and Solutions Manager for Telecom Networks at Nexans

The 5G revolution promises astonishing gigabit-per-second data rates and near-instantaneous connectivity. It is projected to have a mass impact across many industries and change the lives of billions of both consumers and suppliers worldwide. Like every generation of new wireless technology, 5G will dramatically increase the speed and volume of data transfer, but this will have more profound consequences than ever before.

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Korea Operators Turn On Commercial 5G Networks

SK Telecom (SKT), KT and LG Uplus simultaneously turned on their 5G networks at midnight on 1 December, launching what they claim are the world’s first commercial 5G services based on 3GPP standards. But the services have limited coverage and are initially only available for businesses using mobile routers, with the operators planning to target consumers with nationwide coverage in March as 5G handsets become available.

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