Ericsson, Qualcomm and U.S. Cellular achieve extended-range 5G data call over mmWave

prnewswire | September 17, 2020

Ericsson, Qualcomm and U.S. Cellular achieve extended-range 5G data call over mmWave
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and U.S. Cellular today announced that the companies have successfully achieved the first extended range 5G NR millimeter Wave (mmWave) data call in the U.S. on a commercial network. The extended-range data call milestone was completed in Janesville, Wisconsin, over a more than 5km distance with speeds greater than 100Mbps. This achievement redefines the perception of 5G mmWave spectrum as an urban- or high-density-only deployment technology and offers new opportunities to use current infrastructure for broader 5G coverage.

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