5G performance

As no 5G commercial services have have yet been launched, below are the technical 5G performance requirements set by the ITU-R in its ITU-R M.2410-0 report released in November 2017

    • The minimum requirements for downlink peak data rate: 20 Gbps
    • The minimum requirements for uplink peak data rate: 10 Gbps
    • Target downlink “user experienced data rate”: 100 Mbps
    • Target uplink “user experienced data rate”: 50 Mbps
    • Downlink peak spectral efficiency is 30 bps/Hz
    • Uplink peak spectral efficiency: 15 bps/Hz
    • Minimum requirement for user plane latency for eMBB: 4ms
    • Minimum requirement for user plane latency for uRLLC: 1ms
    • Minimum requirement for control plane latency: 20ms
    • A lower control plane latency of around 10 ms is encouraged though
    • Minimum requirement for connection density: 1 million devices per km2.
    • Requirement for bandwidth: at least 100 MHz
    • Bandwidths up to 1 GHz are required for higher frequencies (above 6 GHz)
      • Four classes of mobility defined:
      • Stationary: 0 km/h
      • Pedestrian: 0km/h to 10 km/h
      • Vehicular: 10km/h to 120 km/h
      • High-speed vehicular: 120 km/h to 500 km/h

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