Nokia demonstrated a working network range C-Band in Ssesanga Dragun | 22.06.2020
This is the first successful test of 5G in USA in the range of C-Band. Tests were conducted in Dallas using basic equipment AirScale Nokia 5G.
The United States will hold the auction of spectrum for S-Band in December, and the network deployment is expected in early 2021. This is the main range for 5G in the United States.
Solution Nokia C-Band based on radio frequency (RF) products AirScale 5G.
Nokia also offers US the option of deploying C-Band with 5G AirScale Cloud RAN configuration vRAN2.0. This cloud-based solution – the connection is made through ORAN-compatible interface eCPRI
Nokia recently announced that it reached speeds of up to 4.7 Gbit/s in OTA tests carried out in the networks of the fifth generation at the base stations AirScale. This is the latest achievement in the range C-Band —
an example of the progress made by Nokia in 5G over the last 18 months.
Tommy Witte, President of Nokia Mobile Networks, announced that the test in C-band is important because it proves that Nokia has a ready solution for participants of the auctions in the USA. The company operates
with major U.S. carriers and are ready to deploy a network of C-Band immediately after the auction.