Across the pond in Switzerland, operator Swisscom plans to use dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) to offer up 5G coverage to 90% of the population by the end of this year. Across several other ponds, Australian service provider Telstra is also looking to tap DSS for its 5G strategy. Ericsson is a leader in DSS testing […]
Swisscom connected a prototype mobile device running a Qualcomm 5G mid-band modem to a test network in the city of Lucerne. The Swiss market leader collaborated with Ericsson to demonstrate a connection to a 5G hotspot from the Taiwanese manufacturer WNC. These over-the-air connections used 3.5GHz spectrum.
Ericsson and Swisscom conducted a multivendor 5G Non-Standalone data call on the 3.5 GHz band in Burgdorf, Switzerland. The data call was conducted using Ericsson’s commercial HW/SW (NSA-compliant) Ericsson Radio System with AIR 6488, Baseband 6630, R6000 Transport and virtual EPC for 5G. Data transmissions were carried out using Intel’s Mobile Trial Platform (MTP) device […]
Swisscom has carried out 5G trials in Zurich in partnership with Ericsson. The test used a single base station and two terminal devices, and achieved peak download speeds of 10Gbps. Swisscom plans 5G services by 2020, at which date it will switch off its 2G/2.5G systems.
Sunrise and Huawei demonstrated use cases on a 5G end-to-end network. Download throughputs of 3.28 Gbps were achieved, using spectrum in the 3.5Ghz band. 5G was tested with Virtual reality, 360° live video and 4K video streams.
Salt and Nokia demonstrated 5G technology in Salt’s headquarters in Renens, with tests performed in the 3.5 GHz frequency band, thanks to a temporary license obtained from the OFCOM. By means of a 5G antenna with 8x8MiMo, the highest data download speed measured was 4.5 Gbps achieved in the broadband test. Both players showcased VR […]
Swisscom and medical technology manufacturer Ypsomed have been developing 5G joint applications for digitising industry. In a pilot project with Swisscom, Ypsomed has created a 5G test network and digitised the entire process chain, from the delivery of raw materials and product manufacture and through to provisioning and supply.