3GPP

Panasonic and Octasic Extend sXGP Collaboration to 5G/Beyond 5G

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 3:00am

Panasonic has developed an sXGP wireless base station that makes full use of the OCT3032's embedded Opus DSP technology and realizes stable communication even in environments with high interference in unlicensed bands.

Key Points: 
  • Panasonic has developed an sXGP wireless base station that makes full use of the OCT3032's embedded Opus DSP technology and realizes stable communication even in environments with high interference in unlicensed bands.
  • Octasics programmable processor platform delivers on the low power requirements of Panasonic Small Cell designs and accelerates development and support of multiple air interfaces from sXGP to 3GPP.
  • In addition, Panasonic will accelerate digital transformation for itself and its customers demonstrating various IoT-related applications inside and outside the company.
  • We are delighted to advance the evolution of society with such unique systems that are the culmination of our years of technological collaboration with Octasic.

Telit 5G Powers ORBI's Football Helmets with 360° 8K Cameras to Give Fans a Player's Perspective

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 2:00pm

The ORBI 5G helmets enable fans to experience the game from the player's perspective and highlight how Telit is enabling innovative companies to quickly add 5G to create breakthrough products and services.

Key Points: 
  • The ORBI 5G helmets enable fans to experience the game from the player's perspective and highlight how Telit is enabling innovative companies to quickly add 5G to create breakthrough products and services.
  • Each ORBI 5G helmet has six embedded cameras, which use the Telit FN980 series to stream footage to a remote server.
  • "With the Telit FN980 series inside, the ORBI 5G helmet can take advantage of the newly ratified 3GPP Rel.
  • Telit, Telit OneEdge and all associated logos are trademarks of Telit Communications PLC in the United States and other countries.

2020 RAN#88e 5G Standardization Update - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 9:45am

The "RAN 88e 5G Standardization Update" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "RAN 88e 5G Standardization Update" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • As it stands now, all 3GPP activities through at least the end of the year will be done electronically, instead of face-to-face.
  • It was really a formality since much of the work was previously completed at the various working group meetings.
  • Vendors/operators are getting set to introduce new functionality and they are just waiting for this action to happen.

5G Dark Horse -- UNISOC Breaks the Siege

Friday, August 28, 2020 - 3:00am

From the perspective of chip suppliers, 5G chips are more complex and with higher threshold.

Key Points: 
  • From the perspective of chip suppliers, 5G chips are more complex and with higher threshold.
  • The 3GPP Rel.15 compliant 5G modem supports both standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) networks, as well as 5G VoNR in SA mode, fitting well into the different stages of 5G development.
  • Together with Hisense, UNISOC successfully commercialized its first generation 5G platform, with the UNISOC V510 powering the Hisense F50 smartphone.
  • Last November, UNISOC V510 modem was awarded the 2019 World Electronics Achievement Award, helping UNISOC further establish a solid foundation as a leading 5G solution provider.

Keysight’s 5G Device Test Solution Platform Enables Compal to Validate Consumer Focused 5G Products

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 4:00pm

Compal, a leading original design manufacturer (ODM) headquartered in Taiwan, uses Keysights 5G device test solutions, based on Keysights UXM 5G wireless test platform , to validate 5G products in various form factors across any 3GPP-defined frequency band for deployment in both standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) mode.

Key Points: 
  • Compal, a leading original design manufacturer (ODM) headquartered in Taiwan, uses Keysights 5G device test solutions, based on Keysights UXM 5G wireless test platform , to validate 5G products in various form factors across any 3GPP-defined frequency band for deployment in both standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) mode.
  • The solutions support Compals 5G-related R&D investments, including 5G products and applications adopted in smart agriculture, smart manufacturing, health care and cloud gaming vertical markets.
  • Since its inception more than three decades ago, Compal has developed products for the information, communications and technology (ICT) industry.
  • As a partner of Qualcomms modem solutions, Compal leverages Keysights presence in Qualcomms ecosystem of 5G device makers to accelerate design verification and development.

Keysight Works with Qualcomm to Enable the Global Certification Forum to Activate Certification of C-V2X Test Plan

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 4:00pm

The test plan was achieved using Keysights RF/RRM DVT & Conformance Toolset and the Qualcomm 9150 C-V2X Platform , a standalone C-V2X modem chipset with global navigation satellite system (GNSS).

Key Points: 
  • The test plan was achieved using Keysights RF/RRM DVT & Conformance Toolset and the Qualcomm 9150 C-V2X Platform , a standalone C-V2X modem chipset with global navigation satellite system (GNSS).
  • These test cases were validated at the GCF-hosted conformance agreement group (CAG) #63 meeting in July 2020 and enabled the GCF to initiate radio certification of a C-V2X test plan based on 3GPP Release 14.
  • Keysights conformance test platforms enable hardware and software providers to validate compliance of C-V2X devices to the standards set by 3GPP.
  • Qualcomm automotive wireless solutions and Qualcomm 9150 C-V2X chipsets are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

Keysight First to Gain Validation of 5G USIM Protocol Conformance Test Cases by the Global Certification Forum

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 4:00pm

5G devices include a USIM for secure authentication of user, network access and subscription models.

Key Points: 
  • 5G devices include a USIM for secure authentication of user, network access and subscription models.
  • The GCF-validated 5G USIM protocol conformance test cases, available via Keysights Protocol Conformance Toolset , enable device and module makers to verify that the USIM complies to standards set by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP).
  • Keysight is the only test vendor that enables users to validate signaling across 5G, including USIM, as well as cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) and LTE on Keysights UXM 5G Wireless Test Platform , simplifying set-up and test case execution.
  • Early access to validated 5G USIM protocol conformance test cases enable a connected 5G ecosystem to speed delivery of 5G services that rely on advanced security, reliability and subscription models, said Muthu Kumaran, senior director of Keysight's wireless test group.

Keysight’s Contributions to 3GPP on MIMO Over-The-Air Testing Accelerate Advanced 5G Device Performance Validation

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 4:00pm

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced that the company has contributed to a technical report published by 3GPP on MIMO* over-the-air (OTA) testing that will help the wireless industry accelerate advanced 5G device performance validation.

Key Points: 
  • Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced that the company has contributed to a technical report published by 3GPP on MIMO* over-the-air (OTA) testing that will help the wireless industry accelerate advanced 5G device performance validation.
  • Keysight contributed more than 35 submissions to the technical report (TR) 38.827 officially approved by 3GPP on July 3rd.
  • This 3GPP milestone supports chipset and device makers in the process of verifying the performance 5G devices equipped with up to four antenna transmitters (4x4 MIMO).
  • Keysights new Advanced Performance Test Toolset supports test cases specified by 3GPP for FR2 MIMO OTA testing, enabling an expanding ecosystem to validate 5G device performance under accurate and real-world conditions using 3D fading and mobility scenarios.

Omantel Selects Ericsson for 5G Network Expansion

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 7:16am

KISTA, Sweden, July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Omantel has selected Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to support the Sultanate's ongoing 5G radio access network (RAN) deployment plans in a multi-year partnership.

Key Points: 
  • KISTA, Sweden, July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Omantel has selected Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to support the Sultanate's ongoing 5G radio access network (RAN) deployment plans in a multi-year partnership.
  • Hardware and software products and solutions from the Ericsson Radio System portfolio, including Advanced Antenna Systems and 3GPP standards-based 5G New Radio (NR), will be deployed in Omantel's network.
  • Ericsson technology will enable Omantel to expand coverage while simultaneously providing a network fit for the future.
  • Ericsson is leading the way in terms of 5G deployments across the globe and we look forward to making 5G experiences a reality in the Sultanate.

Keysight’s 5G Conformance and Carrier Acceptance Test Solutions Selected by SGS

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 4:00pm

SGS, a leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company and long-term user of Keysights test solutions, selected Keysight's 5G NR network emulation solutions for mobile device testing to verify compliance of 5G new radio (NR) devices to specifications mandated by 3GPP and mobile operators operating in the U.S. and Asia Pacific.

Key Points: 
  • SGS, a leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company and long-term user of Keysights test solutions, selected Keysight's 5G NR network emulation solutions for mobile device testing to verify compliance of 5G new radio (NR) devices to specifications mandated by 3GPP and mobile operators operating in the U.S. and Asia Pacific.
  • Keysights 5G conformance and carrier acceptance test solutions enable SGS to address 5G radio frequency (RF) and protocol test requirements in both sub-6GHz (FR1) and mmWave (FR2) frequencies.
  • Mobile operators and device makers, as well as test labs, use Keysights 5G network emulation solutions to support the end to end device development workflow, from early design to acceptance and manufacturing.
  • Were pleased to support SGS with 5G test solutions that help mobile operators accelerate commercial deployment of 5G multi-mode devices in different form factors, said Cao Peng, senior director of Keysights communications solutions group.