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Ericsson, China Telecom complete SA 5G spectrum-sharing data call

October 13, 2020


Ericsson and China Telecom said they have successfully completed what they claim is China’s first 5G Standalone (SA 5G) data call on a commercial network using Ericsson’s spectrum sharing technology.

In a release, the Swedish vendor said that the milestone was achieved recently on China Telecom’s 2.1 GHz commercial 5G network in Deyang City, Sichuan Province.

The Ericsson Spectrum Sharing data call over China Telecom’s commercial network was carried out while simultaneously serving both 5G and 4G commercial users on the same 2.1 GHz spectrum. Multiple brands of third-party terminals were used in the Deyang field tests, the vendor noted.

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