ZTE and Hutchison Drei Austria signed a strategic partnership to prepare for 5G deployment. They jointly created an ‘Innovation Lab’ initiative to test different use cases and solutions for the Austrian market.
Drei Austria has tested the implementation of ‘Pre-5G’ Massive MIMO technologies with ZTE, using 4G terminals. Trials increased the capacity of radio cells by up to 6 times compared to LTE.
T-Mobile Austria has installed two tower sites in Innsbruck for a live trial of a pre-version of the final 5G standard. The operator achieved transmission rates of 2Gbps and a latency of 3 ms using frequencies in the 3.7GHz band. Huawei provided the 5G end-to-end network system and the 640km of fibre-optic infrastructure was operated […]