Ericsson and China Mobile Launch 5G Collaboration

Ericsson and China Mobile Research Institute want to drive early applications of 5G mobile network technology. The two signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on 5G research and development, including the development of a new 5G air interface for commercial deployment by 2020.

China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile operator by number of subscribers, is accelerating investments in both LTE rollouts and 5G initiatives. The agreement will initially cover a five-year period, with the collaboration set to include verification, trial and standardization of a new 5G air interface for commercial deployment by 2020. Ericsson and China Mobile will also focus on network architecture evolution to support 5G, including close interworking between 5G and LTE, as well as innovative radio access network features to support future industrial use cases. Continue reading “Ericsson and China Mobile Launch 5G Collaboration”