Tagged: 3GPP

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What are 5G requirements? The IMT-2020 draft

The same way True 4G had a real definition based on IMT-Advanced, the ITU released in February 2017 the draft of IMT-2020 describing the minimum requirements related to technical performance for IMT-2020 radio interface(s),...

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5G Frequency Bands overview

One of the objectives of 5G requires a massive use of frequency bands to allow both flexibility of use cases and large chunks of bandwidth allocated for very high throughput. Here is a summary...


GSM-R, LTE-R and Hyperloop at 1,200 kph

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), one of the American start-up which develops a concept of super fast train moving on electromagnetic suspension at 1,200 km/h has recently signed an MoU with the region of Occitania...


5G Network Architecture

Here is a diagram that I found interesting, showing the logical architecture of a 5G network including the Core and Radio subsystems, as it is being discussed in the 3GPP working groups.


Telecommunications Q&A on StackExchange

Have you ever dreamed of a free Q&A website where you will be able to get expert advice on telecommunications topics? The Telecommunications Q&A site on StackExchange will be for pros sharing questions and...

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What is the maximum speed of LTE?

Snapdragon just announced the X16 LTE Modem that can achieve 1 Gbps throughput thanks to higher order modulation (256 QAM), 4×4 MIMO and 4x Carrier Aggregation of 20 MHz. But how can we calculate...

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What will the air interface for 5G look like?

There is a race between equipment manufacturers, chipset manufacturers, carriers and  standardization bodies to take the lead on defining what 5G will actually be. One of the hot topics is the choice of the...

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Wireless frequency bands vademecum

One website any telecommunication engineer should have in his bookmarks is the excellent niviuk.free.fr which gives a detailed and well-organized way to see the various standardized frequency bands on LTE, UMTS, GSM, CDMA-2000 and...