Ericsson Touts 44 5G MoUs
the way for the arrival of 5G on MOTIV’s network, the 2019-20 agreement
will feature the testing and deployment of advanced MIMO (multiple
input, multiple output) 4x4; License Assisted Access (LAA); Massive MIMO
technologies; and joint lab testing of 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) and
Packet Core based on Ericsson solutions.
The MoU also includes the deployment of spectrum sharing solutions; the
launch of 5G pilot zones on MOTIV’s commercial network (in accordance
with the decision of the Russian State Commission on Radio Frequencies);
and other collaborative activities.
Alexander Kasiyan, Chief Technology Officer, MOTIV, says: “MOTIV is
continuing to invest in the modernization and development of our own
network to provide maximum possible data speeds to our subscribers. We
currently deploy modern combined base stations supporting LTE TDD-2600
and actively use Carrier Aggregation. These efforts will increase
network capacity in large cities and enable us to provide impressive
data speed rates.”
Sebastian Tolstoy, Head of Ericsson Russia, says: “5G is set to
transform lives, industries and workplaces in Russia, so we are pleased
to partner with MOTIV on their way to make that happen. Through this
Memorandum of Understanding, MOTIV’s customers will get to enjoy
fantastic new user experiences and benefits as we move towards a 5G
Ericsson currently has 44 5G Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with
service providers globally, as well as commercial 5G deals with 18 named
service provider customers.
Also, Ericsson and China Telecom have
teamed up to accelerate the development of commercial 5G and promote 5G
technological innovation under a new 5G Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
at China Unicom’s 5G Innovation and Cooperation Conference in Shenzhen,
China, on April 26, the agreement strengthens the strategic partnership
between the companies. The China Telecom MoU is Ericsson’s forty-fifth
announced service provider 5G partnership.
Ericsson has embarked on in-depth cooperation on a 5G test network with
China Telecom. In addition to testing the technical networking scheme,
the partners have completed innovative 5G projects, such as the live 4K
HD broadcast of a marathon; live 8K HD broadcast of the Women's World
Club Volleyball Championship; 360 degree panoramic live broadcasting,
and driving demos.
The agreement was signed by Luca Orsini, Head of Networks, Market Area
North East Asia, Ericsson, and Liu Guiqing, Deputy General Manager,