Huawei and DOCOMO achieve 1.34 Gbps average in 5G demo

Huawei has announced the world’s first successful large-scale field trial of 5G new radio access technologies. The field trial was conducted jointly with NTT DOCOMO, Inc., Japan’s largest mobile service provider. Experts from both companies participated the field trial in an outdoor test site in Chengdu, China. As an on-going field trial, Huawei was able to stream live video of trial activity to its booth at the CEATEC JAPAN 2015 trade show at Makuhari Messe in Chiba.

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NYU WIRELESS and NYU Stern School of Business awarded grant to study mmWave networks

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a four-year, $750,000 grant to NYU WIRELESS and the NYU Stern School of Business to evaluate the engineering and economic aspects of millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum and resource management. The mmWave bands are a promising new set of frequencies for next-generation cellular networks that offer orders of magnitude increased data rates relative to current 4G systems. The goal of the grant is to develop new technologies, economic models, and spectrum policy to realize the full potential of these bands.

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Deutsche Telekom and Kumu Networks show 5G full duplex

 5G:haus recently completed a world first field trial of self-interference cancellation (SIC) technology together with Kumu Networks. SIC is a potential 5G technology that allows in-band full duplex communication. In other words, it solves the challenge of simultaneously transmitting and receiving signals at the same time and on the same frequency, thus significantly enhancing the spectral efficiency. 

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