Topic: dynamic spectrum sharing
Michael Thelander, president of Signals Research Group, said that he expected Chinese operators to be the first to announce standalone NR services.
Its 5G network will initially use 2.5 GHz spectrum, and will expand to use 600 MHz 5G spectrum and 3.5 GHz spectrum later this year.
Nokia says it will introduce DSS as a software upgrade when 5G FDD devices become widely available next year.
Qualcomm Technologies introduced the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform, aka “the beast,” for 5G.
This is the first time a call has been made using spectrum sharing technology in commercial 5G networks.
Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies successfully conducted a trial of Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS).
AT&T's Igal Elbaz also talked about dynamic spectrum sharing and the economic challenge of 5G fixed wireless.
The successful 5G DSS call is forward movement on Swisscom’s goal of covering 90% of the country’s population with 5G this year
Ericsson says its existing baseband architecture with powerful compute is what makes DSS possible. But it's open to using Nvidia's GPU.
Aurora Insight secured $18 million to map and measure spectrum.