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Nokia and Qualcomm hit 8 Gbps throughput on a commercial 5G network

Nokia, Qualcomm and the Finnish teleoperator Elisa achive a new record speed on commercial 5G networks. The record breaking throughput goes to 8Gbps on a commercial mmWave spectrum network in downtown Helsinki.

The test setup consisted of two Nokia AirScale radios, each with 800 MHz of commercial millimeter wave spectrum. The client devides used were two 5G smartphone test devices with the latest Qualcomm X55 modem. The used frequency was the 26GHz band reserved for commercial use in Finland.

Tommi Uitto, President of Mobile Networks at Nokia, commented: “We are proud to work with our partners on this important and significant achievement that will deliver incredible 5G experiences to people and businesses in Finland. This is a another milestone in the development of 5G services and demonstrates the capacity of our commercially deployed 5G solutions.”

Enrico Salvatori, Senior Vice President and President, Qualcomm Europe/MEA, said: “We are incredibly proud of this collaboration on this landmark event, which represents a significant milestone for 5G mmWave. Qualcomm Technologies’ research and development efforts to drive the next generation of wireless connectivity, along with our work with Elisa and Nokia, has made this milestone a commercial reality. The throughputs achieved today show the true potential for mmWave deployments and we are excited to continue collaborating with industry leaders to make 5G mmWave a commercial reality.”

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Written by Janita on Tuesday November 17, 2020
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