Tagged: 5G

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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.

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How fast is 5G?

We hear a lot about 5G these days as competition between network equipment vendors, operators and chipsets manufacturers is heating up to be the one to impose its views on how 5G should be...

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5G Terminology : gNB

5G specifications are ongoing, and we discover little by little the new acronyms that we will have to remember. So after the BTS (Base Transceiver Station) in 2G, the NodeB in 3G, the eNB...

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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...