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StarHub, Nokia trial 5G on 3.5GHz band

2018-12-01 16:45:08

 

Singapore operator StarHub and Nokia have conducted what they claim was the first outdoor pilot of 5G New Radio (NR) on the 3.5GHz frequency band in the city-state.

 

The companies said two use cases were demonstrated to staff, industry partners and enterprise customers over 'live' Nokia 5G cells and core network technology at StarHub's headquarters in Singapore.

 

The first use case demonstration for industrial applications replicated a manufacturing environment, demonstrating how businesses can use 5G-enabled video analytics to enhance efficiency and reduce production errors.

 

The use case for consumers demonstrated how sports fans can use a 5G-enabled virtual reality headsets to have immersive video experience of “live” sports events. 

 

The trial was conducted in a 5G non-standalone network architecture, with Nokia 5G radio technology interworking with StarHub's 4G core network.

 

Nokia deployed AirScale Radio Access technology with 5G NR 3GPP-compliant software and the Nokia AirFrame data center solution.

 

"As 5G inches closer, we are intensifying trials to identify new business opportunities and chart our network transformation roadmap to meet the demands of our customers,” said Chong Siew Loong, chief technology officer of StarHub.

 

“This successful pilot with Nokia showcases the readiness and possibilities of 5G to enhance consumer services and boost efficiencies for enterprises. It aligns with StarHub's goal to support and accelerate Smart Nation initiatives in Singapore."



  telecomasia.net  
 
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