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Nokia, Proximus test 5G network slicing

June 29, 2022


Nokia and Belgian telco Proximus announced this week that they’ve tested 5G network slicing under what the companies called “demanding network conditions” to demonstrate how consistent the customer experience can be when network slicing is active. Nokia said it expects to commercially deploy the solution in the third quarter for 5G standalone (SA).

This trial was performed using 50 megahertz (MHz) of mid-band spectrum on Nokia 5G AirScale base station, according to Nokia, which said this is the first time new advanced RAN slicing functionalities have been tested on the AirScale platform.

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